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Should warfarin be continued for six months if pulmonary embolism as a result of ocp?
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Dr. Ted King
Phlebology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
As dr. Milstone said, the recommendation is that someone take warfarin for at least 6 months after being diagnosed with a pe.
After stopping the warfarin, there is recently published evidence that taking low dose Aspirin for two years can help to prevent your getting another blood clot.

In brief: Yes
As dr. Milstone said, the recommendation is that someone take warfarin for at least 6 months after being diagnosed with a pe.
After stopping the warfarin, there is recently published evidence that taking low dose Aspirin for two years can help to prevent your getting another blood clot.
Dr. Ted King
Dr. Ted King
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Dr. Aaron Milstone
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Good question
National gudelines in the us typically recommend 6-12 months of blood thinner (anticoagulation) after a pulmonary embolism or deep vein thrombosis (leg clot) even if birth control pills are thought to be the cause.

In brief: Good question
National gudelines in the us typically recommend 6-12 months of blood thinner (anticoagulation) after a pulmonary embolism or deep vein thrombosis (leg clot) even if birth control pills are thought to be the cause.
Dr. Aaron Milstone
Dr. Aaron Milstone
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