Can you get a blood clot while taking coumadin (warfarin)?

Yes. Depends on level of dosage and response of inr. Reason for therapy is also a significant factor. But even if adequate dosage and level, some small number will progress clotting. Multiple variables, coagulopathy, trauma, stasis cancer, surgery, etc.

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Can I still get another blood clot of I am on coumadin (warfarin)?

Warfarin. If you aren't taking enough warfarin(coumadin) your blood could still clot. We monitor the agent to get the right dose and keep it there. If your inr is being maintained in your target range your risk of clotting is decreased signficantly. Read more...
Absolutely. While a theraputic Coumadin (warfarin) level reduces your risk of a clot, it is still possible to form thrombus while on coumadin (warfarin). Read more...

Might somebody have another blood clot while taking the drug coumadin (warfarin)?

Yes. There are some patients for whom Coumadin (warfarin) does not adequately anticoagulate (thin the blood), and thus these patients may require alternative medications. Discuss with a hematologist to gain a better understanding as to what options exist. Sometimes this is an indication for placement of a filter device to catch a DVT from becoming a fatal pulmonary embolism (pe). Read more...

Dose Coumadin (warfarin) help with blood clot I ling?

Yes. Coumadin (warfarin) prevents clot formation. Typically clots in the lung have travelled from the leg. Without Coumadin (warfarin) the risk of additional clots is high. Read more...
Yes. Coumadin (warfarin) is helpful in preventing further clots from going to the lung. Read more...
Anticoagulant. Coumadin (warfarin) is an anticoagulant that works to block production of some of the building blocks used in blod clotting. It needs to be monitored regularly due to the fact that the levels can very in the body, affected by foods you eat, interactions with other medications, and your own metabolism. Read more...

I was on Coumadin (warfarin) for 6 months for jugular blood clot and was taken off. Ultrasound shows it is still there. Is it okay to fly?

Vascular surgeon. I feel strongly that a vascular surgeon who knows all the findings in your case should be the one to answer this important question. Read more...

My mom had a blood clot last year. She was on Xeralto but it didnt shrink the clot. She is now on coumadin (warfarin) and her blood is getting thicker. Why?

Difficult to adjust. coumadin (warfarin) is difficult to regulate and is affected by diet activity and many drugs. The target specific anticoagulants (TSA) are much easier to manage. Thicker blood means her dosing needs to be adjusted. If the TSA was not effective I wonder if it was dosed and managed appropriately. Discuss this with your health care professional. The science on this is clear. Read more...