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How does not eating/fasting effect you when taking coumadin/warfarin? Should i take lower dose if planning to fast? I plan on fasting for 72 hours.

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Dr. Donald Jacobson
Psychiatry
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In brief: Impossible to say

It would be impossible to say because of the many intricate effects of foods and beverages on coumadin (warfarin).
I recommend you let your prescribing doctor know that you are fasting. I am sure your doctor will want you to get your inr checked right after the fast (and maybe before.).

In brief: Impossible to say

It would be impossible to say because of the many intricate effects of foods and beverages on coumadin (warfarin).
I recommend you let your prescribing doctor know that you are fasting. I am sure your doctor will want you to get your inr checked right after the fast (and maybe before.).
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Dr. Richard Sanders
Surgery - Vascular
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In brief: Probably no effect

I am unaware of any alteration of Coumadin (warfarin) dosage when fasting.
You might check with the doctor who is following your coumadin (warfarin).

In brief: Probably no effect

I am unaware of any alteration of Coumadin (warfarin) dosage when fasting.
You might check with the doctor who is following your coumadin (warfarin).
Dr. Richard Sanders
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