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What Is Inr
Anything above 1.5: The INR is a measure of how "thin" the blood is, typically due to the use of prescription blood thinners such as Coumadin (warfarin). A normal INR is 1.0. Anything above that is abnormal. For people on coumadin, the typical goal INR is 2.5 to 4.0 depending on the particular condition it is being used for. ...Read more
Uniform standered: Pt is prothrombin time, INR is international normalized ratio, both measure cloting tendency in disease and in health. In pt each time you need contol which varies place to place and some what unpredictble. So INR solves the problem by uniform standred all over the world. Inr of 2 to 3 if 3 or more means will bleed, under 2 means need more medication (like coumidine). ...Read more
With or: Without Coumadin (warfarin)? Either way this is a dangerous level & needs treatment. ...Read more
Multiple factors: Coumadin (warfarin) interacts with a number of gods and medications. Please check the following link for detailed information. Http://m.circ. Ahajournals. Org/content/119/8/e220.full. ...Read more
After a DVT what are your INR levels suppose to be at in order to be able to come off the warfarin?
Not related: The INR is not used to come off the warfarin. Inr is a measure of the blood clotting ability and is used to monitor the effect of the warfarin. The goal is between 2 and 3. If less than 2, the warfarin effect is not enough to protect one and > 3 it causes excess bleeding risk. The duration of therapy depends on circumstances surrounding the DVT and can range from 3 months to lifetime treatment. ...Read more
What level should INR be I read between 2 and 3. But yesterday I had the clinic call and say it was 0.9 but no change in the tinzaparin dose should i?
Is sintrom (cumarin) safe for kidneys if s, creatinine 1.7 what InR range to keep in stroke prevention in afib?
Yes it is safe: Atrial Fibrillation is responsible for c 25% of all strokes. Consideration of anti-coagulation (Coumadin / Warfarin) is important in prevention of ischaemic stroke. Use cha2ds2-vasc and HASBLED scores at www. Mdcalc. Com to make a decision with your Dr about whether to embark on anticoagulation. Warfarin is processed by the liver, and is usually safe in kidney disease. Target INR is 2-3 in AFib. ...Read more
I'm on 6mg warfarin for prosthetic composite aortic valve graft. My INR used to be between 2.5-3.5 but today it is 3.7. What foods increase inr?
See details: The range should be 2-2.5 but in severe cases a level of 2.5-3 may be warranted. ...Read more
What could cause my INR to be 1.9 last week, and 4.4 this week with no diet or medication changes? Can lupus anticoag. Do it?
Changing INR: It is relatively common for inr to change even though a person keeps taking the same dose of Coumadin (warfarin) and is careful with diet, taking the same amount of green foods (salads, green vegetables). Lupus antibodies do raise inr but unless there is a change in the level of lupus antibodies, it would not affect the inr. Some individuals have a very labile (changing) inr for no apparent reason. ...Read more
Both: Both must be very precisely controlled within a narrow range if you want to live. ...Read more
What happens when your INR is to high I am on warfin and I am still taking clots in my leg at the moment my INR is 9.7?
Warfarin is monitored for efficacy in the range of 2.0 to 3.0 for the
majority of users. ...Read more
What exactly is tp/inr? I have been on lovanox 60 mg and 20 mg coumadin (warfarin). And today it was 4, 6. Usually around 1.5 have pancreatitis and blood clots
Headache? Go to ER!: Hit your head with a hammer and you'll find out. The INR indicates how more likely you are to bleed (for whatever reason). It doesn't cause symptoms on its own. So if you are careful and don't cut yourself or fall over into a dry riverbed, etc you should do fine. Hopefully, you were advised about what to do about your medication. An INR of 5.1 isn't so bad, so don't worry, unless something bleeds ...Read more
Normal?: If your are not taking warfarin, the normal values for men and women is between 0.8-1.2, if you are on warfarin, you level depends on the indication, for example for patient with atrial fibrillation the level should be closely monitored and maintained between 2-3. Again it depends on why you are on blood thinners. ...Read more
Thank you. What is causing the high INR level of 15+. Could it be cancer. It was 17.9 two weeks ago.
Coumadin (warfarin): Assuming your not on Coumadin (warfarin), other causes include liver disease, blood factor deficiencies. ...Read more
My usual INR is about 1.0 or 1.1, but surgeon wants it to be lowered a bit prior to surgery. What is the lowest safe INR?
My INR won't go down it was 9 had vit k went to 1.7 then had 2mg warfarin n it went back to 6.3 could u tell me what's goin on with my INR plz?
I am a nursing student. My patient had an INR of 1.2 so he was put on heparin. Do you know what may have caused his INR to be that low?
Vit C & Vit K: Taking large quantities (> 2000mg/day) of vitamin c could affect your inr. Most multivitamins contain less than this, though. The other nutrients you list would not effect inr. Vitamin k can, though. Please check your multivitamin ingredients to know whether it contains vit k. It's essential to keep your intake of this vitamin stable, so that your bleeding time will also be stable. ...Read more
B12 inj (500mcg) for a week, does it increase clotting time, bleeding time? Does it affect prothrombin time & INR? What supplements needed on B12 therapy
INR target: 2-3.Get a more detailed answer ›
My fiance has had several tests done that always come back with a low bun, potassium and inr. What could be causing these results?
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