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Is it imparitive to test my INR when taking Coumadin (warfarin) with history dvt/pe?
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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine
8 doctors agree
In brief: Yes....
The only way to determine whether your dose of Coumadin (warfarin) is therapeutic is to check your pt/inr regularly.
You need to be on therapeutic Coumadin (warfarin) to prevent recurrence of dvt/pe.

In brief: Yes....
The only way to determine whether your dose of Coumadin (warfarin) is therapeutic is to check your pt/inr regularly.
You need to be on therapeutic Coumadin (warfarin) to prevent recurrence of dvt/pe.
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
5 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
It is the only way to tell how thin or thick your blood is on coumadin (warfarin).

In brief: Yes
It is the only way to tell how thin or thick your blood is on coumadin (warfarin).
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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Dr. Ted King
Phlebology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Absolutely
Testing you INR is essential.
Coumadin (warfarin) won't work if you INR is too low and you could be in danger of serious bleeding if it is too high.

In brief: Absolutely
Testing you INR is essential.
Coumadin (warfarin) won't work if you INR is too low and you could be in danger of serious bleeding if it is too high.
Dr. Ted King
Dr. Ted King
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