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  1. Update on..."Needs Prayer" thread
    ... antiphospholipid antibody sydrome. Treatment would involve coumadin . This disorder could definitely involve cognitive...

  2. Got test results...need help
    ... proactive is a better coarse. I bet they will go with coumadin . I'll keep the board posted. Thanks!!...

  3. Flax seed oil and Lupus
    ... know if there are any drug interactions, such as with coumadin ? Sounds like something I'd be interested in trying...

  4. Lupus Anticoagulant/RRMS
    ... need to get a specialist. If you're not already on coumadin , you need to be put on it IMMEDIATELY. I can't believe...
    ... did note that at some point we may need to switch to coumadin . I don't know what he considers to be the point when ... this point who I should talk to about switching to coumadin - the hematologist, the neurologist or my primary...
    ... they're treating you as safely as possible. Going on coumadin is NOT an option at this point, it's an absolute necessity ... the way, INRs are much more stable on the brand name coumadin , as opposed to the generic warfarin, it also costs...

  5. Chinese Medicine Herb.........
    ... about this aspect, I gotta admit, because she takes Coumadin for chronic phlebitis and has a lung problem as well...

  6. Pleurisy
    ... of the worst things I've ever experienced. I am on coumadin (I have antiphospholipid syndrome), baby aspirin and...

  7. Does anybody know of this medication?
    ... hope it does make it out..i cant get theraputic on coumadin !! and im on 15mg!! A new alternative to the commonly...

  8. To Sampy...
    ... Being that you've had a stroke, do they have you on coumadin or another blood thinner? By the way, I started out ... ____________ hi shari, yes, i am on a whopping 15mg of coumadin at present. they still cant get a theraputic inr on...

  9. the saga continues . . .
    ... Being that you've had a stroke, do they have you on coumadin or another blood thinner? By the way, I started out...

  10. visit to rheumy today
    ... Plaquenil does affect the INR level in people taking coumadin along with it. Shari...
    ... particular rheumie at just the right time. Are you on Coumadin , too? Or aspirin? Take good care! from Vee...
    ... Vee, I'm on coumadin , plaquenil and aspirin, as well as lipitor. How've...

  11. Possible lupus?!?!
    ... blood clot in each lung). Since that time I am taking Coumadin and the doctor has done a series of blood tests. Some...

  12. Lupus or not?
    ... Celebrex, Vioxx, Bextra) becasue they interfered with my Coumadin level, so I thought I had to live with the pain. I...

  13. quick question about Plaquenil
    ... lol. I can't take the Bextra because it shoots my coumadin level into unsafe ranges, but that stuff worked great...

  14. Finally a diagnosis
    ... aspirin (Angelbrat....they still don't want me to go on coumadin !), synthroid and Provocal. I should feel relieved...

  15. Having a sad day
    ... RA as well. The symptoms are very similar. I am on coumadin and aspirin. I had to stop the Bextra (although it ... helped me alot) because it was messing up my coumadin level. I don't know what to do for the joint pain...

  16. i would like to give you an update on experimental drug
    ... taking the prednisone, 10mg,plaquenil, celebrex, and coumadin , but all in all, the experience hasnt been a bad one...

  17. Calling all APS experts & lupies
    ... when its been thinned out? I'm not on warfarin or coumadin nor have I been. I know that this sounds crazy...

  18. When do I need medical attention???
    ... ridiculous? Patience, Because I take aspirin and Coumadin (for antiphospholipid syndrome). I've already had...

  19. APS, will blood thinners affect lab results?
    ... antibodies. I know this, because I take 13mg of coumadin , and everytime they test those clotting factors (there...
    ... dont know what the normal range is. If you are on coumadin for a previous stroke (me) Inr needs to be betweeen ... issue entirely. I hope I helped. Being on 13mg of coumadin can sometimes come in handy!! Love, Ali...
    ... Thanks for the input. I see you are on Coumadin . They are trying to decide whether to switch me from ... the Aggrenox to the Coumadin . I don't want to have another TIA. I'm trying to...
    ... on another thread. I had a stroke at 26 (30now) Coumadin is what keeps another clot from happening. It is a ... Supposedly there is a drug in front of the FDA to replace coumadin ..we will see..doc says as soon as its approved he ... . Good luck. I think if you already had a TIA, coumadin would be the best route. Are you at least on asprin...
    ... I have found the whole coumadin experience to be a nightmare. Especially when mixed ... my inr, so that is why I am on such a high dose of coumadin . Supposedly, there is a drug in front of the Fda to...

  20. question for those on lupus meds
    ... you. I would LOVE to take it, but I can't. I'm on Coumadin and baby aspirin, as I have antiphospholipid antibody...

  21. Unlike many of you...
    ... the way, I can't take aspirin-based meds, as I'm on Coumadin . I have antiphospholipid antibody syndrome and have...
    ... is aspirin-based. I am already on blood thinners ( coumadin and aspirin) for the APLS and cannot be on any of...
    ... Hi. I know people on Coumadin who also have arthritis. They are allowed to take...

  22. Blood question (APS & Factor V?)
    ... already had open heart surgery. You need to be on Coumadin (Warfarin). The APS will most definitely cause the ... losing such common everyday words such as "car". The Coumadin will surely help with that. The joint and muscle pain...

  23. confused on aps diagnosis
    ... developed leukemia & died at age 38. dont want to go on coumadin unless i have too ..any info on all this is appreicated...
    ... the blood thinners. I KNOW that if you go on the coumadin that you will feel 100% better than you do right now ... same way. Once your INR gets within range with the coumadin , you will notice a HUGE difference in your migraines ... attacks and other clotting events! I recommend the coumadin HIGHLY to you right now, becuase if you don't then ... Please take care and I hope that you decide on the coumadin . :) ~Luv, Angelic...
    ... positive ana?or all of it combined?the doc wants to start coumadin for the headaches & if it doesn't help them he said...
    ... clotting incident happens. That's when they introduce coumadin to the daily regimine. Has your dr. had you on baby ... the baby aspirin didn't help my headaches, but the coumadin certainly did (when my INR was kept at 3.0 or higher...
    ... did not help headaches.that is why he wants to try coumadin .did you have clot before you started coumadin or did...
    ... elevate with hughes syndrome?my doctor wants to start coumadin for headaches butwhy would he stop treatment if it...
    ... wait for an episode before starting a patient on coumadin . I don't understand why they wait for a problem first ... . Had I been put on Coumadin first, I may not have had to have open-heart surgery ... the size of a baseball) and THEN I was started on Coumadin . Not everyone who has lupus, has APS. I happen to ... my body is still making small clots, despite the Coumadin . I've already had 2 TIA's (small strokes) since being ... on Coumadin . One clot hit my eye, the other temporarily paralyzed ... entire right side. So my feeling is, I'd take the coumadin for the headaches and possible prevention of clots...
    ... on aspirin and it hasn't helped, the next step is Coumadin . Often doctors will jump on the Coumadin if your ... doctor wants to prevent a clot!! I would go with the coumadin :) The ANA is for Lupus- and I think I meantioned...
    ... that was positive.did you mean you would jump on the coumadin if igg & igm were high or if the anticardiolipin ...
    ... lupus anticoagulant because i didn't want to go on coumadin until i had more blood work 8 weeks after last positive...
    ... advise you further. I would suspect that you need coumadin because 1) You have a lesion 2) you have BOTH the ... symptoms of APS Because of all of that, you NEED Coumadin !! APS can mimik MS to a T! Many patients are diagnosed...
    ... Have you spoken to your doctor about getting on Coumadin ? I really hope that you do that.. you don't want...

  24. Is platelet count high in APS?
    ... feel lousy? I know Angelic says if you have APS the Coumadin makes you feel so much better...is the blood 'sticking...

  25. Anticardiolipin Antibody/Phospholipid Syndrome
    ... injections- I developed 3 clots in my left leg. I was on coumadin for 6 months, but then it was discontinued. The last...

  26. Frustrated about lack of diagnosis
    ... leg and anticoagulated with IV heparin and then oral coumadin . Then I had an elective surgery 16 months ago and...
    ... Hello, Are you still on the Coumadin ??? I really hope so!!!! The anticardiolipin test ... about that, if the test was done when you were on Coumadin then it could be masked. Are you still on the Plaquenil ... Lupus blood work too! DO NOT LET THEM STOP THE COUMADIN , WHATEVER YOU DO!!!!!!!!!!!!! If they stop it, you ... with medication. My suggestion is DONT stop that Coumadin !!! This Rheumy sounds very much like a dud. I think ... drugs! So, to summarize for you: 1) DO NOT stop the coumadin , especially because your Rheumy sounds like an idiot ... Make sure that your GP knows that if you stop that coumadin , you will be in HUGE BIG trouble. 3) Remind the...

  27. "Moderately" positive?
    ... ordering a few more blood tests to be sure. I asked about Coumadin and she said that she thought my DVT and stroke were...
    ... already had one stroke, what is your dr. waiting for???? Coumadin (Warfarin) or Heparin, along with aspirin is the regimine ... diagnosed if you have not had a clotting incident. Coumadin or Heparin is always added, once you've had a clot...
    ... medication for 25 years. Ironically, once I went onto coumadin , the seizures had stopped and I was able to discontinue...
    ... be strong, and insist that my Doctor's start me on Coumadin . Thank you for your support and advice. I really appreciate...
    ... ill feeling) has definitely improved since taking coumadin . I know of a terrific board for APS that is extremely...
    ... like crazy!!! You need to be anticoagulated (with Coumadin ) in order to prevent clots, the cholesterol lowering...
    ... when I had the DVT. She said I don't need to be on Coumadin now, since I'm already on aspirin and no longer smoke ... medical leave. I plan to be aggressive about the whole coumadin thing. I hope you feel better. After I see my...
    ... fact is that you will feel SO MUCH better with the Coumadin !!! And it will prevent other clotting events too...
    ... back on Monday) to decide whether or not to put me on Coumadin . I told the Sub Doc that I am terrified that I will...

  28. Nuerological Problems, PLEASE READ!!!
    ... for APS is by thinning the blood out with Warfarin ( Coumadin ). Some doctors will start an APS patient out with ... name of it) for two weeks and then switch them onto Coumadin . I know that with me, 2 days on the Heparin injections ... too! It was DRAMATIC! So if you do have APS then Coumadin is the best line of treatment (with Heparin to start...

  29. unlike many of you... (long)
    ... since refused any and all medications, except for the coumadin (already had open heart surgery this year for blood...

  30. Ch50
    ... strongest thing I take is Tylenol, aside from the Coumadin (don't have a choice there). I was surprised my rheumy...

  31. Neurological Symptoms and possible Lupus? Please Read!!!
    ... antiphospholipid syndrome, are they just treating you with coumadin or anti-seizure medication? I'm just curious if my...
    ... requiring open-heart surgery. Why don't they have you on coumadin as well? I hope your seizures are under control now...
    ... clots.) The Doc's are deciding whether I should be on Coumadin as well, but hesitate because of the seizures. I am...
    ... Hi Kathy! I would go for the Coumadin ! In some people with APS, the seizure disorder will ... disappear with the coumadin . Not ALL people are like that, only some! But it ... but within two days of being on the anticoagulants ( Coumadin ) I was a NEW person! I used to have wicked headaches...
    ... lupus and epilepsy (grand mal seizures). I am taking Coumadin with no problems at all. Amazing how much better I...
    ... just a bloodtest. If you have it, they'd put you on Coumadin . Aspirin alone isn't enough to stop the clots. Please...
    ... I think it's wierd that they are waiting for the Coumadin too, since I had the stroke while on an aspirin a...
    ... OOOPS! I forgot to ask, can they start you on coumadin without first starting Heparin? When I had the DVT ... Heparin before my blood levels were ready to introduce Coumadin . What a drag THAT was!!!! Kathy...

  32. Reynauds
    ... thinners as well as blood pressure medication. I know the coumadin could account for the coldness, but could I turn blue...

  33. Hi, it's been a while since I've been here
    ... have the "Sticky Blood". I'm not wanting to take the Coumadin .. at least I hope I won't have to.. so far I'm taking...
    ... that it wasn't eliminating my symptoms. With the coumadin , I have clarity and clear thinking. My headaches ... have to tell you that having the "security" of the Coumadin is amazing. I no longer fear what could happen next...
    ... Thanks Angelic, I'll check out the Coumadin a bit... than the next time I talk to my Rheumy, I...

  34. Memory Loss, Anemia, and Low WBC
    ... phosholipid antibody syndrome. You need to get on warfarin ( coumadin ) and you'll see how fast those memory problems straighten...

Hepatitis board

  1. Where do we go from here?
    ... protein that keeps my blood from clotting. I will be on coumadin for the rest of my life however long and the peg would...

  2. Hep C Questions about symptoms I am Having
    ... pick at them and so they don't heal well. I am on coumadin for the heart so they tend to bleed when I pick at...

  3. Combo Therapy for 2 weeks & developed Afib
    ... just got discharged and now he has to start taking Coumadin to get the Afib under control. So, this combo therapy ... father did have 4 heart attacks) and now he is on Coumadin for who knows how long and he is still fatigued and...

  4. Peg-Intron/Ribavarin Dosage
    ... issues - 3X open heart, prosthetic aortic valve and on coumadin . From my other reading the Ribavarin dosage seems ... a heart attack. I have serious concerns about coumadin and interferon combination therapy and this is best...
    ... good condition, prothetic valve, teflon patch and coumadin aside ! I do have low BP levels, so I've bought a...

Infectious Diseases board

  1. What is my illness?
    ... regime of atavan, .05 three times daily. I am also on Coumadin and Zocor. Nothing seems to help but the symptoms...

Lyme Disease board

  1. Picc line questions
    ... out yesterday after almost 2 months. I had to take Coumadin because of the clots and my INR (blood) levels were...

  2. Amiloo- Try Dr Sam Donta, Boston Medical
    ... first 2 weeks. Then I had drastic reactions to the coumadin they were giving me for the clots. I am going to...

  3. Coumadin & Fluconazole warning
    ... in beofre taking out the first). So, I ended up on Coumadin because of the blood clots. Like I said, it is ... other drugs I was on. It ended up interacting with my Coumadin and raising the levels way too high. Coumadin also...

  4. IV Advice (getting it continued)...
    ... when I was supposed to (Aug 2) because I am now on Coumadin for the blood clots. One big, vicious cycle, let me...

  5. Adding insult to injury....
    ... from my left arm and put one in my right, gave me Coumadin and Levanox shots. I was told I would probably be ... giving myself Lovenox shots (in the stomach) and taking Coumadin . I will see a Dr at the medical practice I go to tomorrow...
    ... back to the Dr to have my blood levels checked - for Coumadin - and am still waiting to see if I need more lovenox...

  6. PICC - no blood return
    ... nurses try what you're suggesting. They've increased my coumadin so hopefully that will help. Thanks for your help...
    ... nurses try what you're suggesting. They've increased my coumadin so hopefully that will help. Thanks for your help...

  7. struggling and just in a bad mess....
    ... coming from there. I skipped my last 2 shots, I was on coumadin and knew my blood was probably ok. Just couldn't ... do those last two. I am still on coumadin 7mg to keep my blood thin. No side effects, but I...

  8. Marsha Blood thinners?
    ... Easter there) I am on prescription generic for coumadin taking 7mg a day. I have to go each week to have...

  9. marsha, just wondering how you are...
    ... shots but on blood thinner by mouth. I am on 7mg Coumadin . They called me this morning, blood is about where...

  10. penicillien
    ... call today that my blood was to thick and to up my coumadin . I know the meds will affect my clotting time next...

  11. Update from blood specialist and LLMD
    ... need to be on injections another 10 days and to start coumadin 6mg tonight. It will take time for the coumadin to ... right, it could happen again. He said I will be on coumadin for 3 months and go back to him before I stop. His...

  12. back from my trip to see dr crist...lots of news and questions
    ... specialist for next Thursday. Said he will probably add coumadin at that time. From his office I go back to Jemsek...
    ... Cindy Did you ever try the coumadin by mouth. I wondered if that works as well. Thanks...

Kidney Disorders board

  1. help, brother soon to have both kidneys removed
    ... and if he is on blood thinners such as warfarin ( coumadin ) the bleeding can be catastrophic. These are the...

  2. Nephrectomy survival rate for a 81 yr. old
    ... one kidney. He has an artificial heart valve and on coumadin (blood thinners) and has a bad kidney. He also has...

  3. Any one on meds to prevent kidney stones??
    ... it with food, but it still gets upset. I also am on coumadin from the stroke I had in 2000 after my son was born...

Liver & Pancreas Disorders board

  1. Question About Cirrhosis
    ... had the pace maker for a few years. And she was on coumadin , they had stopped giving her that since may.Now my...

  2. elevated alt/ast
    ... My husband has been on coumadin for over 15 years. He has had 5 blood clots in that...

  3. PTT and liver biopsy
    ... I do not and never have been on aspirin, heparin, coumadin or anything that would raise my PTT levels. So, after...

  4. I am so scared and confussed
    ... idea why. I did have 3 blood clots and was put on coumadin and ever since I have been on that I have been a mess ... any off the meds I am on be causing this? I am on coumadin , synthroid, xanax, lexapro, zyrtec, and I take vitamin...

Asthma board

  1. asthma worsening?
    ... body the same way as Vioxx or Advil? I also take coumadin for a blood disorder (protein deficiency) and have...

Lung & Respiratory Disorders / COPD board

  1. pulmonary embolism how many / long?
    ... school every day about 100 miles round trip. Was on coumadin for a while then stopped. This year in April I got ... them again. No known cause. But now I am on lifetime coumadin . This second time I had no real symptoms. It was found...

  2. MAC (Mycobacterium Avium Complex)
    ... all kept telling me I was wrong and that it was a coumadin test!! The people waiting weren't too happy with me...

  3. Now - Prednisone
    ... inhalers. I also have diabetes, osteoporosis and am on coumadin . Aren't these things sort of counter-indicated...

  4. Oxygen causes nose bleeds
    ... few minutes, I start to have a nose bleed. I am on coumadin so bleed very easily. Does anyone have suggestions...
    ... few minutes, I start to have a nose bleed. I am on coumadin so bleed very easily. Does anyone have suggestions...

  5. cure for pulmanary embolism
    ... was in the hospital for 17 days on heparin IV and coumadin , and one round of clot busting drugs. I'll be on coumadin ... autonomic disorder, pain, and these interfere with the Coumadin ). I'm changing one seizure med to try to get the INR ... clotting disorder since it took so much heparin and Coumadin to reach a minimum INR to go home....

  6. Pleurisy??? please help
    ... spent 4 days in the hospital on Lovenox injections and Coumadin , and then I spent 2 years on Coumadin. I could've ... stopped the Coumadin after 6 months, but I had other health issues and...

  7. questions about pleurisy
    ... better now. only thing that sucks is i have to be on coumadin for 6 months and I turn 21 in 4 months (doctors don...

  8. INR levels
    ... with no change in diet. Our Doc had him take a 7.5 coumadin that night and then continue on the 5 mg.I am just...

  9. one more ? about coumadin
    ... for a script of Vicodin. You can take that while on Coumadin ....
    ... he asked about that and they said they always tell coumadin users to take tylenol....

  10. Pulmonary Embolism question
    ... sure if my heart rate is any different on or off coumadin . I know I was most cautious to avoid any bruising...
    ... that I have the Factor 5 V Leiden mutation. I am on Coumadin and am going to try to get back in the gym tomorrow...

  11. Asthma Diagnosis after Pulmonary Embolism?
    ... not sure why I got the second set. I had stopped my coumadin about 6 weeks before it happened. The recommended ... time on coumadin was 6 months. I did it for almost 9. Now I will...

  12. Pulmonary Embolism...how long till I don't hurt from breathing deep?
    ... have experienced the same thing? Oh and I am on the coumadin too, for a couple more months......
    ... from the hospital but only a little bit. i am also on coumadin ....

  13. MAC (Mycrobacterium Avium Complex)
    ... our flooring yesterday and my husband had to have Coumadin check.I will be glad to get floor down but am dreading...

  14. fluid buildup around left lung 3+ months after triple bypass
    ... an ulcer caused by the medications he was taking ( Coumadin , etc). He is now off Coumadin for now. After this...

  15. alpha1/COPD
    ... stroke in 99 and had break through clots while on coumadin , in the upper extremety. I also have kidney involvement...

  16. Pulmonary Embolism
    ... five days i was put on an oral blood thinner called coumadin . i was released and told i had to dtay on the medicine ... just this past january it happened again. i am now on coumadin for the rest of my life. i have my blood tested once...


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