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Having blood checked while on blood thinner--how often, where?
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Dr. Christian Schultheis
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Depends on level
Depends on the level.
Also i check more frequently when starting and once the level is therapeutic, at least once a month.

In brief: Depends on level
Depends on the level.
Also i check more frequently when starting and once the level is therapeutic, at least once a month.
Dr. Christian Schultheis
Dr. Christian Schultheis
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Dr. Michael Thompson
Also, depends on the "blood thinner" -- eg warfarin (Coumadin), aspirin, Plavix, Pradaxa, low molecular weight heparin (LMWH), Arixtra, etc. "Blood thinner" has more than one meaning. Also "G" supplmenents - garlic, ginseng, ginko...
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