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  1. Fvl
    ... not a problem for either of us) and I am on lifelong coumadin . What else can my daughter do to stay healthy besides...

  2. Coming Off Coumadin...
    ... Hi there I started Coumadin in May 2007 and stopped it in October 2007 for surgery ... the doctor damaged my vein, AND since I wasn't on Coumadin , my clots came back full force. My situation is obviously ... surprised your doctor is so easily letting you off of Coumadin . But, maybe my case was more serious (PE, SE, DVT ... move on, then do it (stop poisoning your body with Coumadin ), just make sure that you pay attention to your body...
    ... second time was like a recurrence. Well I'm not on Coumadin anymore. For some reason, Coumadin didn't work the ... help in determining if you're ready to come off of Coumadin or not. Just make sure you see a doctor once in a...

  3. acquired protien c deficiancy
    ... to pass on would be greatly appreciated. Are you coumadin , plavix, baby asaparin? I am on the baby asparin...

  4. how long does it take to dissolve blood clot
    ... Heprin to help try to dissolve the blood clot, and Coumadin to keep the blood thin so prevent future clots, and ... could be weeks, or months.. When you are first on Coumadin and have recently taken Heprin, they have to check ... the clot was surgery related, he'll probably be on Coumadin for 6 months.. He'll probably have blood work twice...

  5. Blurry vision
    ... think there is some source for this. Could it be Coumadin ? He started taking this drug 6 weeks before for a...

  6. what vitamins can i take with warfarin
    ... the one vitamin that really messes with Warfarin ( Coumadin ) is Vitamin K, and that's in a lot of multivitamins...

  7. what kind of pain reliever can i take while taking coumadin?
    ... The safest one for people taking Coumadin is usually Tylenol. All of the other drugs like Advil ... Aleve and pain relievers like that can effect the Coumadin and increase the chances of the blood thinning and ... over the counter) drugs that work well while being on Coumadin . Maybe you could run your concerns by your pharmacist ... to figure out what you can and cannot take while on Coumadin ...I continue to learn new things while on the medication...
    ... Darvocet and Ultram), which also have some effect on the Coumadin , but less risk of excessive bleeding than with the...

  8. DVT questions... drinking & coumadin?
    ... What a horrible, horrible experience. I'm still on Coumadin (8mg/day) to keep my INR steady. My DVT was due to ... was on Lovenox shots for 2 weeks and have been on Coumadin ever since. My hematoloist said that the clots can ... it thins the blood quite a bit, especially being on Coumadin . I don't know if it matters or not, but I did have...
    ... the only reason that you should not mix alcohol and coumadin is due to bleeding out. It should not hurt you since ... yourself hard you can bleed out VERY fast since the coumadin stops your clotting ability (shuts down vitamin K...

  9. Dvt update
    ... single hour to walk around, but I did it! I'm still on Coumadin , currently 8mg a day, but I'm doing well. I've still ... too, which will help me be able to come off of the Coumadin , which I am SO looking forward to! I sure do hope...
    ... are doing well! I was hoping you would be off the coumadin by now, but it's best to stay on it to make sure you...

  10. can you donate blood if you are a protein s deficiency patient
    ... sure if you on any kind of medication like warifin or coumadin but if you are then no you can't donate blood....

  11. Healing After DVT Deep Vein Thrombosis
    ... in bed and was tested, and then released and am on Coumadin . Now, i am elevating my leg, even as I type this...
    ... beginning I was on Lovenox injections and then switched to Coumadin . I was not doing well with just coumadin alone, so ... I was switched back to lovenox and coumadin together. Sometimes the pain seemed unbearable. I...

  12. Driving long distance after DVT...anyone done it?
    ... would ususally do on a trip. However I was still on coumadin at the time. But everything went just fine. Good...
    ... Thank you very much. I'm currently on 8mg/day of Coumadin , so I think it'll be okay. Still waiting to hear...

  13. Scared to Death
    ... sent me home with compression stockings and 1mg of coumadin I am horrified to take this it being a blood thinner...

  14. Protien C and S Deficiency and Pregnancy...
    ... I had Protein C and S deficieny and therefore on coumadin for life. I am 29 year old female. My coumadin does...

  15. coumadin and antibiotics
    ... So I suggested to my nurse that I cut back on my Coumadin for a week. In my case, I alternate between 6 mg...
    ... another cream instead. This is what is so scary about coumadin what most of us take when we get sick is OK but if ... you are on coumadin you have to be so careful. I hope you are feeling...

  16. waterfairy, update on coumadin
    ... the terms are when a doctor says to come off of the Coumadin . I was told in the ER it would probably be 6 months ... that I was on the Coumadin , and my regular doctor wants me on it indefinitely ... the weight my doctor said that weening me off the Coumadin won't be a problem. Too, because my blood clot was ... was pretty small, I think that you going off of the Coumadin in 3-6 months is possible, but I would just talk with ... has to do with foods that are high in it and taking Coumadin . For whatever reason, when we're on Coumadin, eating ... cranberry, that was one of the major no-nos of being on Coumadin , I'm not sure why. I've heard grapefruit juice isn ... and that can sometimes change the effects of the Coumadin . But overall I'm doing well. My leg still swells...
    ... first occurrence of DVT (in 1980) I was told I'd be on Coumadin for 9-12 months, and it ended up being three years ... grapefruit thin the blood, and are a definite no-no with Coumadin from what I've read. Another food to watch out for ... ago for a urinary infection, so I cut back on the Coumadin during that week. When my nurse called to talk about ... he also had a PE at that time) I believe he was on Coumadin for around nine months. This time it may be longer...

  17. how long to dissolve blood clots on coumadin
    ... Right... coumadin does not dissolve clots...they dissolve on their own...

  18. Blood clots
    ... in his leg since March of this year. He was taking coumadin and not takes lovenox and coumadin. His INRs are fluctuate...

  19. Can Coumadin make your hands and feet cold?
    ... the vascular doctor, they did an u/s and put me on coumadin and sent me on my way. i am hoping that this is a...
    ... now my doctor wants me to go back to taking 8mg of Coumadin every day instead of 5 days a week, and then 6mg the...
    ... Just a suggestion... My father was on Coumadin for a while and it caused numerous problems. Please...
    ... Coumadin can be a great thing, it's needed in many cases, but ... kept getting worse. Turns out that not only can the Coumadin cause skin ulcers, but it can also cause what's called ... and also internal ulcers. He took himself off the coumadin , but it was too late, gangrene had set in. They amputated ... another might. After 10 years of suffering caused by Coumadin , my father finally passed away. (I say finally because ... the issues my father went through. However, with Coumadin , you can never be too safe or too cautious. If you ... prescribed Tagamet by the original dr while he was on the Coumadin , guess the dr didn't know or didn't take the warnings...
    ... better now? it must be so frustrating to have the coumadin changing like that, just when you think you are doing...
    ... poor thing! well i am so confused about this whole coumadin thing! on last sunday my INR was 3.76 in the hospital ... do you still feel like that? by the way, on the coumadin , do you get light headed all the time? i feel like ... lately and it is so freaky sometimes. well let the coumadin games continue! :D thanks for listening and i hope...
    ... hit with a bee-bee gun all over my leg. Ah, the Coumadin saga lol It is a massively confusing drug, isn't ... doctors told you what all to watch out for while taking Coumadin ; the whole Vitamin K thing? I'm sure they have, but ... great deal. Honestly, when I first started taking Coumadin I was very lightheaded, but I can't say if it's from ... of the narcotic pain medications, but it could be Coumadin . It really can effect everyone differently. I would...

  20. My daughter is having an MRI/MRV done as I type.
    ... the bw comes back and maybe next month we could try Coumadin again and wean off the Lovenox....
    ... that your daughter can get off of the Lovenox and on Coumadin and get going from there. It does take a while to ... get the Coumadin regulated, believe me. It took me 6 months or more ... don't be surprised if it doesn't for her as well. Coumadin is tricky stuff because it's really just a guessing...

  21. newldy diagnosed w/ dvt, car trip a problem?
    ... having foot sugery on my right foot. i was put on coumadin 5mg and after my first INR, it stayed at 5mg. ...
    ... you drink all that water. :) And don't forget the Coumadin :) If you're not getting a call back from your doctor...
    ... that you are doing well with your dvt. are you on coumadin ? i am on 5mg right now but it has only been a week...
    ... s horrible to hear you have a blood clot! I am on Coumadin , currently I'm taking 8mg every day except for Tues...
    ... thirst! i was told that for a minimum, i would be on coumadin for 3-6 months so i am really going to try to be as...
    ... vascular doctor, they found the clot and put me on the coumadin and i am supposed to check in with this one nurse ... to do with the surgery. so now here i am on my coumadin and i'm trying to figure it all out as far as how...
    ... want to rule these out before ever going off of the Coumadin . I would highly recommend finding a hematoligist ... more than a DVT from surgery. I have been on the Coumadin since Christmas Eve last year, and my doctor doesn ... terrible, terrible time getting myself regulated on the Coumadin . It took about 7 months for me to find what dose...

  22. Blood in semen?? And a few ?s HELP!
    ... clot in his leg that was very large. He is taking Coumadin and has noticed that he has blood in his semen :) ... Does anyone know if this is a side effect to the Coumadin ? He has his blood levels checked monthly and they ... were wondering if it is ok to try with him being on Coumadin ? 3. He was diagnosed in 6/07 with a clot that...

  23. Pulmonary embolism
    ... for the clot to stay lodged anywhere. Of course the coumadin is supposed to not allow the blood to make new clots...

  24. side effects of warfarin
    ... my husband has had some hair loss from the coumadin ....
    ... I am shocked, is that true that coumadin has rat poison in it???????? I have researched it...
    ... QUOTE=setonliz;3233551]I am shocked, is that true that coumadin has rat poison in it???????? I have researched it...

  25. depo provera
    ... my massive PE. thing is, it has been a year and my coumadin levels are mostly even and i have had no problems ... have quit smoking 6 months ago. i want to go off of coumadin though, cause i have to go to the anticoagulation ... clinic weekly... is there any alternatives to coumadin and lovanox?...
    ... severe case of DVT from BCP when I was 19, and was on Coumadin for three years after that. I thought everything...
    ... honestly have no answers for you as for alternatives to Coumadin or Lovenox. I would honestly listen to your doctors...

  26. Can a DVT return?
    ... Lovenox for 3 weeks and just this past Sunday started Coumadin . Her leg was looking great however this morning it...
    ... another "kind" of Fragmin) and went soley onto the Coumadin . I was told that it's probably going to happen like ... might be because of switching from the shot to the Coumadin . In the beginning my doctor checked my blood work ... INR blood tests. That too, helps them gauge how the Coumadin is working . It can take a long time I believe, to...
    ... sunday. She just started taking the Lovenox with the Coumadin ; this is why I found it strange for her to swell back...
    ... very well lol You did mention she was on both the Coumadin and the Lovenox, I'm sorry. I have a feeling ... think a lot of it too is how everyone responds to the Coumadin and Lovenox. I had fewer problems while on the Lovenox ... , but when I switched to the Coumadin alone, it was a long time trying to find the right...
    ... went to the Dr today and he took her back off the Coumadin for a while. She will continue with the Lovenox....
    ... weeks, and for the past three weeks I've just been on Coumadin . The antibiotics I was given (IV in the hospital...
    ... procedures other than the ultrasounds, CT scans, shots and Coumadin :(...
    ... and something I wanted to ask you. Is she on the Coumadin now? I'm not sure about the Lovenox, but I know that ... Vitamin K. Vitamin K thickens the blood when you're on Coumadin . Right now I can't even eat green veggies because ... are something else to watch out for when you're on Coumadin . Just a little something I thought I would pass on...
    ... heavy. Mine has been horrible since being on the Coumadin . Also I was told in the very beginning of all of ... bleeding if one that is too hard is used. Bleeding on Coumadin is something to be monitered because it's harder to...
    ... future. As far as the oils go, according to the Coumadin Cookbook: Exposure of oils to sunlight or fluorescent...
    ... always be damaged, and for right now I will be on Coumadin indefinitely, especially until I lose the weight I ... started. I need a root canal and I need to stop my Coumadin for about a week so that I don't bleed to where it ... and I'm scared about this. I've not been off of the Coumadin since I began it last Christmas Eve. I'm just scared...

  27. DVT from BCP
    ... because I smoke and take BCP. I was put on Lovanox and Coumadin for 6 months after and just ended it in June.:) ...
    ... had been on Lovenox in the beginning and am still on Coumadin and will be indefinitely. My diagnosis from the DVT...
    ... that occurrence (in my right leg) I was put back on Coumadin , this time for life. In 2002, at the age of 41 ... on a long road trip and missed a couple of doses of Coumadin , but my GYN (not the one who put me on Depo!) thought ... of myself and I've been religious about taking my Coumadin . In fact, prior to DVT #3 I'd lost over 50 pounds ... the heck out of me that this happened while I was on Coumadin , and thought that I was doing okay. I'm curious...

  28. DVT from BCP
    ... because I smoke and take BCP. I was put on Lovanox and Coumadin for 6 months after and just ended it in June.:) ...
    ... they attribute to the BCP. I'm also on Lovenox and Coumadin , and they've told me NO BCPs again, ever. Again,...

  29. Coumadin and Soy Milk
    ... diet, it seems reasonable to suspect it. I was on Coumadin for about 2 years, but I never drank Soy Milk. How ... Soy has the potential of decreasing the effect of Coumadin , I don't think I would abruptly stop drinking it without...
    ... I'm on Coumadin (8mg every day but Tues and Sat, then I take 6mg)...
    ... times since last blood work was done. They lowered his coumadin dose to 8 1/2 MG with another blood test scheduled ... given him advice but me! The Dr. just adjusts the coumadin dose every week.) I feel like dropping the whole subject...
    ... give up mayo and that has a lot of soy in it. I think coumadin has to be the hardest drug to be on. On the ... web look up coumadin and food and it should give you a list of foods to...
    ... a normal inr level is .08 to 1.2 for people not on coumadin . My husband is on coumadin for blood clots so to thin ... his blood he has to take coumadin and his inr should be between 2 and 3. Is your doctor...
    ... upped his inr so much that the doc had dropped his coumadin meds so low that his inr went down to 1-4 and 1-7...

  30. 17-year old daughter has 3 DVT's
    ... the Lovenox for 2 weeks and then will be placed on Coumadin . Do you still have problems with your leg? What...
    ... through half of the hardships I did. I am currently on Coumadin as well, and I will be indefinitely. Once she starts ... taking Coumadin , there are a lot of things food wise she needs to ... which is something you don't want a lot of while on Coumadin . Everyone reacts differently when on Coumadin, so ... right direction. Myself, it took 6 months for the Coumadin to get my blood levels (PT/INR is what it's called...
    ... grow in" to the vein so it doesn't move, and the the Coumadin helps the clot disolve. Honestly, I personally...

  31. pulmonary embolisim and inr levels
    ... important aspect of the treatment.Higher levels of coumadin can cause bleeding.The website [url]www.coumadin.com...

  32. Coumadin and foods to avoid
    ... I'm currently taking 8mg of coumadin a day for a massive blood clot in my leg. It's definitely ... this. That's excellent. The whole thing with Coumadin and Vitamin K is that, from what I've been told, you ... my blood thickening. Also, people who are on Coumadin are not supposed to have any cranberry juice or the...
    ... ranberries and grapefruit apparently increase the effect of Coumadin and can cause bleeding. I just found out that avocados...

  33. DVT and travelling?
    ... the clear by now. Especially since you are still on Coumadin . That always helps! So, are you still having pain...
    ... infection about a month ago, and had to decrease the Coumadin while I was on it, so I hope it didn't screw up the...
    ... test results! That was QUICK! I had been on 8mg of Coumadin ever day, but now the doctor wants me to take 6mg...
    ... echo to check Isabella's heart, just to make sure the coumadin exposure didn't do any harm. I am hoping it all turns ... comforting feeling. They are saying I will go back on Coumadin g after the baby is born. I am really not looking forward...
    ... positive things for little Isabella. I wonder why Coumadin is such a bad thing for becoming/being pregnant. ... HUGS* and good luck ***** :) I hear you on the Coumadin . Maybe though, you won't have to get your blood drawn...
    ... for 17 days, has a round of clot busters, and was on Coumadin from the beginning, ending up needing 20mg for 5 days ... take before sending someone home. I'm on lifelong Coumadin now. There was a clotting disorder suspected- not ... with those meds, and I continued on the heparin and Coumadin . At any rate, I was told, that if I rode in a car...

  34. coumadin / gout
    ... Hello, My husband has also been on coumadin since March and cannot take his arthritis/gout medication ... choltricine) (spelling?). He's hoping to be off the coumadin by Oct. He has been taking 5-10mg of prednisone in ... take it. I totally agree with you that the pain vs coumadin is a very difficult situation. Best regards to...
    ... control the gout this drug does interact with the coumadin (it is in the moderate zone with coumadin)His INR ... went up to 4.7 so his doctor told him to take 5 mg coumadin for 6 days and every other day to split the pill. ... diag with emolisiums in both lungs that is why the coumadin .The Gout he could manage with naproxen but that is ... a major interaction with coumadin so here we are.I just read last week that prednisone ... to take the naproxen.He will also have to stay on coumadin the rest of his life as his doctor said it is not...

  35. ?s about Husbands Blood Clot
    ... realistically return to work. He continues on the coumadin , probably until Oct. Surgical options were discussed...

  36. Heamacromatosis
    ... with a cardiologist, we always told our patients on Coumadin (anticoagulants or blood thinners) to stay away from...

  37. Heparin while pregnant
    ... times to see if you need it? If you're on heparin or Coumadin , you need regular labwork to monitor its effects....

  38. FVL and LOW platelets??
    ... ?? I go back again in a couple weeks. Discussing Coumadin . Will see cardiologist dept. next for another opinion...

  39. newly diagnosed Factor V Leiden - Homozygous
    ... following the surgery, then I would have to go on coumadin for the rest of my life. I have great concern with ... different position if I were to be permantently put on coumadin . Is it really necessary if I have never experienced ... ircumstances. I'm only 26, so I really don't want to be on coumadin forever. I remember when my dad was on it for a few...
    ... had 2 blood clots on her brain. She has been taking coumadin ever since and will have to forever. As for me, I ... which I take Naproxin for. I don't think being on coumadin is a big deal- just remember to take your pill as ... She actually just recently quit smoking and had the coumadin adjusted so she has had to have her blood monitored...
    ... My concern with coumadin is the fact that I'm in law enforcement, which greatly ... impacts my employment if I'm on coumadin . I'm hoping that I won't have to start on unless...
    ... disorder, doesn't mean you automatically have to start on coumadin therapy. I recently (2mo ago) stopped taking coumadin...

  40. Can you clot while on Coumadin?
    ... My doctor said it's highly unlikely since I'm on Coumadin 10mg/day. But I don't have Fator V or Protien deficency...
    ... Yes you can clot while on Coumadin - a lot depends on activity, clotting factors/disorders ... things are working out for you- getting regulated on Coumadin is a pain with all of the tests, but definitely a...
    ... know the answer:) its a big fat YES! I've been on coumadin for 8.5 months now and just last month had another...

  41. coumadin and diarrhea
    ... your husband on any other medications besides the Coumadin ? Just a thought I had. I am currently on 10mg a ... day of Coumadin and don't have the diarrhea problems, but that's not...
    ... cause and he said no but diarrhea is a side effect of coumadin and I have read that when you have diarrhea that vitamen...

  42. PE's Blood Clots in lungs
    ... doctor and he told us that my husband will always be on coumadin .They have done studies that when taken off of coumadin...

  43. Dvt Part 3
    ... weeks to check for birth defects since I was on the coumadin early on in pregnancy. SO I hope it all checks out...

  44. Post-thrombotic Syndrome questions
    ... Massive clotting from ankle to the groin. I am on coumadin , or at least trying to get regulated. I too have...

  45. lawyer for damages
    ... miles or play sports...especially now that I'm on coumadin ). I already have varicose veins in my left leg...

  46. Protein C Deficiency & Pregnancy
    ... a protein c deficiency which is being treated with coumadin . I'm currently planning my first pregnancy. My...
    ... was caused from birth control pills. The put me on coumadin and Lovenox too quickly in the E.R. and forgot to ... found out I am 6 weeks pregnant. I was taken off the coumadin immediately and am using Lovenox injectons once a ... form of heparin if you find out you are pregnant. Coumadin causes severe birth defects. They say that pregnancy...
    ... S def. that was in 2003. Since then I have been on Coumadin and switched to Lovenox during a knee surgery. I'm...
    ... S def. that was in 2003. Since then I have been on Coumadin and switched to Lovenox during a knee surgery. I'm...
    ... stayed on Lovenox when I should have been switched to Coumadin . I'm currently still on Coumadin. The main thing...

  47. up date on inr levels
    ... ago he went up to 2.9 and was told to take a 2.5 mg coumadin that night and then the 5mg the rest of the week and...
    ... the thicker, if that makes sense. I have been on Coumadin since Christmas Eve, and only this past week have...
    ... the thicker, if that makes sense. I have been on Coumadin since Christmas Eve, and only this past week have...

  48. Does anyone out there have MTHFR or factor v leiden or von willebrands?
    ... I'm still on the Lovenox injections and 15 mg's of Coumadin (INR is still only 1.3) I'm in the process of...
    ... anticardiolipin IgM antibody in 2002. I will be on Coumadin for the rest of my life, which means blood tests every...
    ... research since my episode a month ago. I will also be on Coumadin for life (or at least until a better drug comes along ... Lovenox shots to get my blood levels ready to take Coumadin . I'm more than happy to answer any questions you...
    ... clot when i was 15 years old. Anyways im on 10mg coumadin daily and have my PT checked every week for now. ...
    ... yet, but my GYN suggested that I might have to take coumadin for the rest of my life. To my knowledge, I have ... this really likely that I automatically have to take coumadin , even though I've never had a clot? It would probably...

  49. So many question about PE and anxiety
    ... s of Lovenox injections twice a day and 10 mg's of Coumadin nightly. My INR went from 1.2 on Wednesday to 1.1...
    ... I believe, twice a day) and am currently on 8mg of Coumadin per day. Being told you have blood clots and a blood...
    ... spent a few days there and got the shots plus the coumadin and our gp got him out of the hospital and set up ... 6. His doctor calls us and tells us to adjust thhe coumadin . We as well as his doctors have no idea why...
    ... INR and it was only a 1.3 after being on 10 mg's of Coumadin . They upped it to 15 mg's and I have my INR checked...
    ... the PE's in June of '05 and just stopped taking the Coumadin about 6 weeks ago. It took me about 2-3 months to...
    ... today and it was STILL 1.3 I've been on Lovenox and Coumadin since 4/21 and am now up to 20 mg's of Coumadin daily ... spike really high over the weekend. Is 20 mg's of Coumadin daily a lot or are several people here on high doses ... increase at all, even with the constant upping of my Coumadin dose. Frustrating!...
    ... this week it is 2.8. my dh has never taken 20 mg of coumadin so I can't answer that. Hugs...
    ... today and it was STILL 1.3 I've been on Lovenox and Coumadin since 4/21 and am now up to 20 mg's of Coumadin daily ... spike really high over the weekend. Is 20 mg's of Coumadin daily a lot or are several people here on high doses ... increase at all, even with the constant upping of my Coumadin dose. Frustrating! 20mg a day does seem high ... to me, but Coumadin is a very tricky drug and everyone reacts so differently...
    ... not any other medicines that would interact with the Coumadin . I'm only on Lovenox, Coumadin, and Klonopin (which ... morrisun;2961155]20mg a day does seem high to me, but Coumadin is a very tricky drug and everyone reacts so differently...
    ... hematologist and they all came back negative. I was on Coumadin for a little over 2 years. I've been off of Coumadin...
    ... hematologist and they all came back negative. I was on Coumadin for a little over 2 years. I've been off of Coumadin...
    ... yesterday and I'm 1.1 today. I've been on Lovenox and Coumadin for 13 days and my Coumadin is 20 mg's daily. ... Does this mean the Coumadin isn't working? The clinic had me go for a lab draw...
    ... 5 mg's, them 7.5, then 10, 15, and now 20 mg's of Coumadin and it's dropping, not increasing. They can't explain...
    ... yesterday and I'm 1.1 today. I've been on Lovenox and Coumadin for 13 days and my Coumadin is 20 mg's daily. ... Does this mean the Coumadin isn't working? The clinic had me go for a lab draw...
    ... a high dose. You might want to look for info on Coumadin Resistance, I would definitely ask your Dr. about ... If your INR right now is 1.1 and you've been on Coumadin since 4/21, that's not right. An INR of 1.1 is like ... that of someone who isn't on Coumadin . Some reasons why your INR isn't budging could...
    ... INR isn't increasing at all. I'm going to research Coumadin resistance. Here are my INR levels. 4/24-1.1 ... (discharged from hospital on 5 mg's of Coumadin ) 4/25-1.2 (upped to 7.5 mg's) 4/27-1.1 (upped ... morrisun;2962987]You might want to look for info on Coumadin Resistance, I would definitely ask your Dr. about ... If your INR right now is 1.1 and you've been on Coumadin since 4/21, that's not right. An INR of 1.1 is like ... that of someone who isn't on Coumadin . Some reasons why your INR isn't budging could...
    ... INR isn't increasing at all. I'm going to research Coumadin resistance. Here are my INR levels. 4/24-1.1 ... (discharged from hospital on 5 mg's of Coumadin ) 4/25-1.2 (upped to 7.5 mg's) 4/27-1.1 (upped...
    ... t to me) but this is what they're running now - Coumadin Level (I'm all too familiar with this one) -Anticardioli...
    ... t to me) but this is what they're running now - Coumadin Level (I'm all too familiar with this one) -Anticardioli ... certain) that the PT20201A is to check for inherited coumadin resistance. The anticardiolipin is also known as...
    ... consolation to you, when I was on both the Lovenox and the Coumadin , it had taken me forever to get a level that worked ... become stable. I am currently on 10mg a day of the Coumadin . I know how frustrating and scary this is, but don...
    ... consolation to you, when I was on both the Lovenox and the Coumadin , it had taken me forever to get a level that worked ... become stable. I am currently on 10mg a day of the Coumadin . I know how frustrating and scary this is, but don...

  50. INR leels
    ... 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...

  51. Blood Clot Advice Needed ASAP
    ... again, no clot. At this point they had already started Coumadin and a couple of the resident doctors told me they ... did not need to follow up w/ a six month regimen of Coumadin as they originally had said I would. I am so worried...
    ... again, no clot. At this point they had already started Coumadin and a couple of the resident doctors told me they ... did not need to follow up w/ a six month regimen of Coumadin as they originally had said I would. I am so worried ... clot in the jugular vein is very serious. Taking the coumadin for a few months won't hurt you if you monitor you...
    ... clot in the jugular vein is very serious. Taking the coumadin for a few months won't hurt you if you monitor you...

  52. coumadin
    ... I was on Coumadin for 2 years due to PE's. The biggest thing is just ... consistency. I ate everything that I ate before taking Coumadin , I just didn't make any drastic changes once I was ... on the Coumadin . I was lucky in that my INR was pretty stable, and...
    ... understand your frustration! It's crazy trying to eat on Coumadin . I'm on it as well, 3 months in and I still have ... tivitamins sometimes have Vitamin K. When I was put on the Coumadin , I did not eat lots of veggies beforehand, so cutting...
    ... always good news when your doctor decides to lower the Coumadin dosage! So far mine has only been going up. ...

  53. DVT - My story, My second opinion on treatment
    ... admitted to hospital - put on Heparin drip - and Coumadin - sent home when INR was good with Coumadin - I...

  54. Dvt Part 2
    ... levels are still too high, so they have increased my Coumadin to 8mg/day. It is so darn frustrating trying to get...
    ... just right. I've talked to others who have been on Coumadin and they say it takes MONTHS to get right. ARGH!...
    ... the doctor still wants me to stay on 8mg/day of the Coumadin , recheck my levels in 10 days and then make an office...
    ... I know it is hard eating healthy while on this coumadin . I am supplementing the veggies with lots of fiber...
    ... ok during the next 9 months. I had to get off the coumadin and do the Lovenox shots. I will be doing the shots...
    ... anxious to figure out what my levels are and how the coumadin is working. I will check back in with you soon...
    ... thrilled I was to hear that! I guess 10mg/day of Coumadin works for me right now. He said too, not to get too...

  55. Question for those with phlebitis/DVT
    ... blood thinners, yes. I take Warfarin (generic form of Coumadin ) every single day, right now it's 6mg a day. I get...

  56. A little shaken from Protime Results
    ... ball. I am serious, it really is! I have been off coumadin for 6 days now preparing for the surgery and partial...
    ... ball. I am serious, it really is! I have been off coumadin for 6 days now preparing for the surgery and partial...
    ... that's to be expected when you've been off of the Coumadin in anticipation of your surgery. I'm sure you will ... back to normal after your surgery and are back on the Coumadin if needed. I KNOW it's hard not to be apprehensive...
    ... You are off coumadin now, so your PT and INR will now be in the "normal ... " range. When you are on coumadin , the PT will be elevated with a INR usually between...
    ... Yes being off the coumadin prior to the surgery your blood will be "thicker" ... is obviously more viscous but once you resume the coumadin your blood will be "normal" so to speak as far as...

  57. Dvt
    ... turning red and purple and still have pain. I am on Coumadin 3mg and on my third round with Lovenox... I am just...
    ... symptoms prior to the actual event. The lovenox and Coumadin will help prevent any future clots it will give your...
    ... rule out any blood disorders because they started my coumadin and lovenox quickly in the E.R. and didnt get that...
    ... symptoms prior to the actual event. The lovenox and Coumadin will help prevent any future clots it will give your ... clotting problems because they started me on lovenox and coumadin right away when I was in the E.R. They told me after...
    ... be back on them), and I am currently on 5mg/6mg of Coumadin alternate days. I'm sure you've become a pincoushin ... T move, which was the fear in the beginning). The Coumadin is to help the clot disolve or "grow into" the vein...
    ... ankle.They released me and gave me the Lovenox and Coumadin . They said in 2 weeks I should notice a big difference ... already over the past several weeks and am taking 3mg coumadin . I am not sure y they are keeping me on the lovenox...
    ... bloodwork showed that I looked like I wasn't even on Coumadin ! I was shocked, because I take it every single day ... Monday and had my "checkup" and my doctor increase my Coumadin to 6mg every day. I get checked again in 2 weeks ... mentioned to you about the Vitamin K thing while being on Coumadin ? I know that the last time I had my blood get too...
    ... else. My OBGYN told me in a year when I am off the Coumadin they would think about doing a laparoscopy, but he...
    ... it so hard trying to get things to "work" with the Coumadin ? I have had a very difficult time, as I'm sure a ... the nutritionist never told me anything about the Coumadin , nor did any of the doctors. I was told to lose weight ... always had a heavy flow, but find it much worse on the Coumadin . The cramping hasn't gotten as bad yet, but it's...
    ... going back down. But a lot of it has to do with the Coumadin being regulated as well, at least for me. It takes ... a while to get the right dosage of the Coumadin ...I'm 3 months in and still haven't found the right...
    ... best interest since they put me on the Lovenox and Coumadin . She even said no IUD.. she said they do contain small...
    ... the Lovenox last Wednesday and I am still at 3mg of Coumadin for now. I hope I continue to stay stable with that...
    ... decided to thicken up...again. My doctor upped my Coumadin to 7mg a day now, and it's just really starting to...
    ... being pricked again, but I've gotta do it! Has your Coumadin been increased at all? I'm still on 7mg/day but that...
    ... feeling well for a little while. They have uped my coumadin to 5mg/3mg alternating days. My INR is either too...

  58. Ever heard of Cumadin Resistent
    ... diagnosed in January. I am going through the Lovenox and Coumadin treatments without much luck so far with my INR being ... did tell me that some people do have a resistance to Coumadin . Is he taking the generic (warfarin)? She said that ... form and just may need to switch to the name brand ( coumadin )...hope this was helpful.....

  59. SVT (Superficial Vein Thrombosis) in Forearm,from IV in E.R.
    ... prevents me from taking a blood thinner like Heprin or Coumadin , if i ever had to. It's been a month and a half and...

  60. calcified blood clot
    ... prevents me from taking a blood thinner like Heprin or Coumadin , if i ever had to. It's been a month and a half and...

  61. Multiple PE's
    ... I was give heperin by IV the entire time and also coumadin . My INR took forever to get to the theraputic levels ... . Now I'm home and on coumadin with weekly blood draws and dropping INR levels. ... I was tested for Factor V but since I'm on coumadin the results came back negative. My father died at ... similar? Has anyone had the Factor V test while on coumadin ? I'm worried thats what I have....
    ... I have had the FVL testing done while on 4mgs of Coumadin . My sister was tested and came back negative,so I ... Still came back positive.Now I am on Lovenox inj,40mg. Coumadin made my colon bleed,thus the switch to the Lovenox...
    ... It came back negative but the dr. says that the coumadin and heperin could affect the results and I will need...
    ... I have had the FVL testing done while on 4mgs of Coumadin . My sister was tested and came back negative,so I ... Still came back positive.Now I am on Lovenox inj,40mg. Coumadin made my colon bleed,thus the switch to the Lovenox ... protines. It came back negative but the dr. says that the coumadin and heperin could affect the results and I will need...

  62. I am just recently diagnosed with Factor VLeiden Mutation
    ... got it from one side of my family. After being on Coumadin for 8 months,I developed a colon bleed.I have Ulcerative...

  63. Has anyone had problems after blood clots?
    ... the lungs tell me when I've pushed it too hard. Coumadin is rat poison, but this is one rat that is very happy...
    ... your first episodes of blood clots? They put me on coumadin after the first clots then 9 months later i was able...
    ... hours on both ends. After this first six months on coumadin , they plan on doing the extensive blood tests to see...
    ... will help keep your mind off of it. The problem with coumadin is that it can cause you to bleed easy. You have...

  64. Is it true that test results for lupus anticoagulant won't be accurate?
    ... lupus anticoagulant won't be accurate if you're on coumadin when they do the test?...

  65. Pulmonary embolism?
    ... fluid build up, inflammation, and wheezing. I'm on coumadin , to prevent other clots from forming. Also take lasix...
    ... known there was a clot there. Needless to say I am on Coumadin for life now!! ha ha I was diagnosed with Factor...

  66. Just Diagnosed With Anti-thrombin Iii - Scared To Take Coumadin
    ... for your reply. But I have read the side effects of coumadin and they sound that it can be dangerous. Especially ... terrible accident and you bleed to death? Do you take coumadin ??? and if so have you been on it for a long time?...
    ... Hey I know how scary the thought of Coumadin can be at first!! I'm 27 and I've been on it for ... wear a medic-alert bracelet mainly because of the Coumadin , but also because I have a few health issues, and ... eating styles one week to the next, and that I take my Coumadin at about the same time everyday. I go in about...
    ... doctors need to discuss with you why you must take the coumadin and whether aspirin would be sufficient for your anti ... probably the better course. I was on warfarin ( coumadin ) and had no side effects at all. There are others...
    ... I'm on coumadin and haven't had any side effects. Been on coumadin ... about other alternatives and your fears of taking the coumadin ....
    ... receiving the Lovenox shots all week and taking the coumadin at night. I think I will be better once the shots...

  67. I'm so confused and really need help here
    ... or have high homocysteine levels, don't even take coumadin or any blood thinner. Is folic acid and supplements ... the usual treatment for this, and not coumadin ? My homocysteine levels have been checked twice, ... on birth control pills at the time). I was put on coumadin and except for one short period of time, have been ... that's questionable now as I believe I was still on coumadin when they did the test, which we now know will give ... took back then and doesn't feel I need to continue coumadin . We've also discussed this gene mutation and link ... to homocysteine levels, and again, he doesn't think coumadin is the correct treatment for this, either, especially ... nothing I would like more than to be able to stop coumadin , but it's understandable why I would be hesitant to ... that is why I've not had any problems, that's what coumadin is suppose to do, prevent any more clots, so of course ... problems. 3) I do want to add that I went off my coumadin one time only, about 2 years after I had first started ... foot swollen off and on during the time I was off coumadin , and the last couple of weeks it was swollen all the ... clot and got scared silly and asked to go back on coumadin , which I've been on ever since. I should tell you ... a little 'puffier' than my right, and even on the coumadin there have been times it is noticeably more swollen ... in my leg all those years ago and my going back on coumadin was not warranted, or needed. And now I'm just plain...
    ... going on, I'd take the doctor's advice and go off the coumadin . But it is up to you, of course. If there are no...
    ... and as I mentioned, I believe I was still on the coumadin when they did the test and if so, it will automatically ... have this, or at the very least, should go off the coumadin long enough to be retested. Now, I did find another ... PLTS' - would this be it? As far as being on coumadin after a clot, you're correct, the standard length...
    ... should always be on anticoagulants. right now i take coumadin and plavix, but the norm is coumadin. i also had ... all this stuff. in my humble opinion...STAY ON THE COUMADIN . janet p.s. yes you can test neg for lupus anticolulant...
    ... will stop them from getting bigger though. life on coumadin takes a little to get used to till your levels settle ... foods have alot of vitamin k in it (which counteracts coumadin ), but after awhile it settles and you feel like you ... in my opinion it is not worth the risk stopping the coumadin and risk another event because it may be a stroke...

  68. Factor 5 Leiden Connected to Ischemic Stroke?
    ... going on prescription meds, like I am (I will take Coumadin for life). FVL is a very treatable disorder,...

  69. Blood Clot symptoms????
    ... the lateest clot buster i set here today.Ill be on coumadin the rest of my life.So dont even trust your docs own...
    ... the lateest clot buster i set here today.Ill be on coumadin the rest of my life.So dont even trust your docs own...

  70. Protien C Or Protien S ?
    ... which is how we discovered they were low. Being on coumadin can also cause them to be deficient. I am hoping...
    ... which is how we discovered they were low. Being on coumadin can also cause them to be deficient. I am hoping...

  71. please help me understand
    ... i have a friend who is currently taking coumadin 15 mg per day for a pulmonary emboli disorder from ... weeks to do another reading. is low wbc typical with coumadin therapy. she said that it has never been low before...
    ... I don't think that coumadin will cause a low WBC. Vit. B12 deficiency will though...

  72. Excessive Menstrual Bleeding From Coumadin?
    ... the uterus to seal the blood vessels. I am also on Coumadin and it is for life. I now have no pain and bleed...
    ... INR in the normal range ...Being that Warfarin and Coumadin are both blood thinning meds having extreme menstrual...
    ... i am taking coumadin and plavix, so i used to bleed alot too. i was having...

  73. Blood clots forever??
    ... right where your leg bends at the hip). I will be on coumadin the rest of my life and have to have blood work done ... s anxiety attacks from dealing with this. I take coumadin every day, am also on darvocet(for the pain), and...
    ... amputation. Luckily the leg was saved. I was on coumadin for awhile then was put on Plavix with Bayer aspirin...
    ... birth of my second baby at 24. I too take 6 mg of coumadin daily. I recently had my second pulmonary embolism...

  74. Protein S deficiency...what labs to diagnose?
    ... on the depo shots and got another clot...(I was off coumadin at the time) but my gyno is adamant that the depo...

  75. Lupus Anticoagulant
    ... age of 44. While in the hospital, after many tests, coumadin was added to my meds. I had to remain in the hospital ... until they got my coumadin (INR) levels therapeutic. While this was happening ... is very common for those with APS. I have been on coumadin (actually the generic form Jantoven) for about 4 years ... now. I have my INR ( Coumadin ) levels monitored regularly. My local hospital has ... symptoms come on. Symptoms such as a low or high INR. Coumadin is not as dangerous as it is made out to be. You ... very important to have your levels monitored while on coumadin . A reliable physician will make sure that this happens...
    ... defense against developing future blood clots are coumadin or heparin. I must be on coumadin for the rest of...
    ... should go away without any more problems...As far as coumadin goes, I have been on it since 1991 and yes I hate...


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