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  1. atrial fibrillation-question
    ... was recently diagnosed with a-fib and has to take coumadin . He was also taking amitriptyline or elavil, and...

  2. Coudamin vs Warfin
    ... it for? My cardiologist insists on brand name Coumadin for my mechanical aortic valve. The reasoning is...
    ... so have you had any problems with it. I was on Coumadin for many years. I switched to Warfarin about six months ... the only one making Warfarin. Before I switched from Coumadin to Warfarin, I called Barr Labs and asked them if ... reassured me that Warfarin was a true generic for Coumadin . I still have a bunch of Coumadin left over, so ... I alternate. One day I take Coumadin , the next day I take Warfarin, until my Coumadin runs...
    ... I took Coumadin for about a year for atrial fibrillation. Then my...
    ... I took Coumadin for about a year for atrial fibrillation. Then my ... will cure. i didn't even know the difference between coumadin and warfarin. i thought both were rat killers. my...
    ... They are the same drug, warfarin, only the Coumadin costs more being a brand name. Warfarin stops blood...
    ... I have taken Coumadin for 30 years for a clotting disorder (AT3 Deficiency...
    ... I have taken Coumadin for 30 years for a clotting disorder (AT3 Deficiency...

  3. "Leaky Valve?"
    ... consideration is the need for anticoagulants (such as Coumadin ) for mechanical valves. Generally, tissue valves don...

  4. Atrial Fibrillation
    ... never go up to the target heart rate. She takes Coumadin , high blood pressure medicine, Provachol, and was...
    ... As long as she takes her medication (my mom's on Coumadin too) and has her blood levels checked on a regular...

  5. Vibrating Heart...please respond.
    ... will not fix the problem but control the beat and coumadin for the rest of my life. i have tolerated coumadin...
    ... will not fix the problem but control the beat and coumadin for the rest of my life. i have tolerated coumadin ... Yeh, me too, for the afib. If I take too much coumadin , I have increased problems with hemorrhoids, and my...
    ... Yeh, me too, for the afib. If I take too much coumadin , I have increased problems with hemorrhoids, and my...

  6. Pacemaker
    ... heart failure, then a mini bleed stroke caused by the coumadin he is taking, has just been given a pacemaker. He...

  7. Atrial Fibrillation
    ... this tendency, either heparin (used in hospitals) or coumadin are given to thin the blood and prevent clot formation ... have a tendency to go into afib, and have been on coumadin for about two years. The cardiologist says I can ... associated with this type of monitoring, but if he needs coumadin , a generic is fairly inexpensive. Regards, Bill...
    ... reasons primarily. I take digoxin and warfarin ( coumadin ) for my Afib. The digoxin works very well at slowing ... supply. Doctors don't like to prescribe warfarin ( coumadin ) without regular visits for blood tests....

  8. Rapid heart rate and Toprol and scared!
    ... minute. the bad side of it all, i would have to be on coumadin for the rest of my life. :)...
    ... any good but will control my heart rate. down side- coumadin for the rest of my life. i dread the thought of having...

  9. Heart flutters??
    ... form (per my electrophysiology specialist). i am on coumadin so my heart will not produce clots and my exercise...
    ... range my pulse but bad news, i would have to be on coumadin for the rest of my life. yuk.....

  10. After Bypass - Hot Flashes
    ... visit to my cardiologist, he took me off cardizem and coumadin and reduced my rhythmol. he no longer hears any fib...

  11. PAC's Question
    ... you i am 64?. he previously took me off cardizem, coumadin , rhythmol, and cut my toprol to 100 mg. i still had...

  12. A Question on Aortic Valve Replacement
    ... seem to be the lowest; however, the aspect of taking coumadin for the rest of my life gives me pause on this. I...
    ... just recently had to have a pacemaker and was put on coumadin . Cumadin is hard to get adjusted to the correct dose...
    ... people with life expectancy over ten years. Yes, coumadin is required but that is no big deal. Just use a little ... contains vitamin K. You see vitamin K acts against coumadin . I have a blood test (INR) once a month and usually...

  13. Irregular Heartbeat
    ... 48 hrs. Otherwise, they have to put the patient on coumadin for about 3 weeks before doing the shock or they can ... reduce his chances of having a stroke. If he's on coumadin , then that has been done. The second thing is, ... If the heart is beating at a regular rate, just coumadin is fine. If however the heart is beating really fast...
    ... my dad. Since leaving the hospital, he has been on coumadin and lasix. And no, he does not have a rapid heartbeat...
    ... he doesn't have a fast heart rate, keeping him on coumadin is the right thing to do. Atrial fibrillation doesn...
    ... in July/August 2004, and I have been on warfarin ( Coumadin ) since. I underwent cardioversion in February 2005...

  14. pain in back of leg
    ... move:(. If that's what it is it's probably some more coumadin for you....

  15. Advice for first timers with PVCs...
    ... pacemaker might be in my future. downside will be coumadin for life then and an unfixed flutter....
    ... atrial flutter would atleast be on aspirin. i am on coumadin until they can cure this with another ablation procedure ... probably one full aspirin a day instead of a life with coumadin . note: i am 65 yrs. old. some people feel atrial flutter...

  16. topral side effects
    ... pacemaker implanted. At that time she also started on coumadin . Since a year ago she has become increasingly short...
    ... will put my heart into rhthym again. the ablation , coumadin , cardizem, rhythmol, and toprol have not fixed it...

  17. Coumadin Maintenance
    ... i also am on coumadin , precribed by a top notch cardiologist at a university ... atrial problems but my md in my hometown regulates my coumadin dosage changes and faxes them to my cardiologist....
    ... I take Coumadin , have for for 13 years due to a mechanical aorta valve ... for control... I recommend only a cardiologist for Coumadin control....
    ... lelu: I've been on coumadin for about 5 years due to atrial fibrillation. The ... But my cardiologist tests my INR and regulates the coumadin dosage. That's just the way this has evolved, and...
    ... either. onward and outward. i don't have trouble with coumadin either. i just have to be at the hospt. for ongoing...
    ... use a GP (darn HMO).. well this guy was adjusting my Coumadin on a previous analysis. They had just checked my INR...

  18. Strange beats
    ... was there, she still would not know, She is now on coumadin to prevent her from having a stroke, because the...

  19. Mechanical Heart Valve
    ... real one. The only draw back is that you must take Coumadin (blood anti-coagulant) daily. And have monthly blood ... the correct clotting time. But of course too much Coumadin can cause bleeding that can be very dangerous. This ... has been no big deal, the main thing is to take the Coumadin at about the same time every day and stay with a fairly ... consistent diet. So far I've never missed a day taking the Coumadin and it's not too hard to keep the PT within the proper...

  20. babag please help
    ... at the same visit, i have been moved off cardizem, coumadin cold turkey on 11/04, and have a reduction in rhythmol...
    ... FOR 7-8 MONTHS. HOPE THEY CAN GET IT RIGHT.. I HATE COUMADIN AND WAS RECENTLY TAKEN OFF IT BECAUSE I HAD GOOD SINUS...

  21. Another Question For Aspirin Users
    ... Lisa, I take a 8 MG of Coumadin daily and my cardiologist recommends 81 MG coated...

  22. Mitral valve replacement
    ... over again. After having read the pros and cons of Coumadin , I've come to the conclusion that it's not for me...
    ... the valve is still working like new. Yes, I take Coumadin daily... it's no big deal! I have a Pro Time blood ... test once a month to keep check on the Coumadin . I would hate to know I had to have another valve ... valve. I fear heart surgery but have no fear of taking Coumadin ....
    ... valve is much greater, however, you will need to take coumadin ....
    ... forever,but he never really explained to me what taking coumadin would mean to my every day life. It was only a few...

  23. ablation for SVT
    ... seven more years from now I would have to shift to coumadin which based on what I read is something you should...

  24. atrial fib, how much medicine?
    ... I was diagnosed with atrial fib in 11-02. I took coumadin , 200mg. of cordarone, 5mg. of vasotec. I was electro ... effexor xr 150mg. and lexapro 30mg. I was taken off the coumadin , cordarone, and vasotec 7-03. I still suffered from ... 170, spiking to 230 down to the 60's. Now I am on coumadin , cardizem 360mg., toprol xl 150mg., lanoxin .25mg...
    ... 250lbs and just diagnosed with AF, and am now on Coumadin (Warfarin) 5mg a day for two days now. I am scheduled ... for cardio version in nov-dec after the coumadin takes effect. I have my third blood test tomorow to...
    ... diagnosed with AFIB, In June of 2004. I was put on coumadin 5 mg per day, along with cardizem 180mg qd. The coumadin ... and they took me off the medication. Did you know coumadin was another form of Rat Poisening....I did not want...
    ... sleep ap, atrial fib. Use the c-pap machine, take 11 coumadin per day. Does anyone know of a natural herb or ? to...

  25. Abalation is Awesome!!!!!!
    ... two months after i was having 3 days of pvcs. i take coumadin and rhythmn medicine. i will see my surgeon the end...

  26. A-Fib, Anyone out there?
    ... worked pretty well until recently. She is also on Coumadin (blood thinner) because they fear she may have a stroke...
    ... problems on and off and it's been almost 3 months. i take coumadin and rhythm medicine also. today i fainted in our yard...
    ... t function with my heart in afib. I've taken Coumadin for 4 - 5 years. For approximately the last year...

  27. Cardioversion with blood clot
    ... was dissolved. He is home now recovering and is on coumadin . He has chronic atrial fibrillation which we believe...

  28. My Mom's Atrial Fiberlation
    ... and he has changed her medication. He has also added Coumadin . She has had a time trying to adjust to the new...
    ... and he has changed her medication. He has also added Coumadin . She has had a time trying to adjust to the new...
    ... Before my last attack (now 8 months ago), I was taking coumadin , an ACE inhibitor, calcium channel blocker, a couple...

  29. plavix and coumadin
    ... I am on both coumadin and plavix. When did your Dad have his last inr? Where...
    ... due to the medications he was taking, baby aspirin, coumadin and plavix. We stopped the plavix over the weekend ... for good. The Internist said he wants him off the coumadin as well for 3 weeks. His INR today before the endoscopy ... Dr gave him 2 vitamin K pills and had him skip his coumadin last night. That is making us nervous because he ... has been taking coumadin to prevent heart attacks. My father has an irregular ... tell him that the internist is taking him off the coumadin for 3 weeks to see what he says. I really feel we...
    ... the risk of a clot, then he should be taken off the coumadin . The risk for a clot, of course, should be judged...

  30. Electro Cath...for PVC treatment
    ... ever. i continued taking my blood thinner shots, my coumadin , and started to take my rhythmol. it slowed but not...

  31. clots on stents
    ... this (also stented). Usually a regimen of Plavix (or coumadin ) and aspirin is supposed to prevent these clots. Did...
    ... back to your questions. Any chance that Plavix or Coumadin sound familiar as the possible presecription?...
    ... Originally Posted by ubernier Any chance that Plavix or Coumadin sound familiar as the possible presecription? Having...

  32. Problems since ablation
    ... emergency in our town? i took my blood thinners shots, coumadin , and then added rythamolto the receipe. still it felt...
    ... t Explain Why I Don't Eat Most Green Vegs. I Am On Coumadin And They Just As Soon Have Me Eliminate All That Have...
    ... seeing the results. i am still on a beta blocker, coumadin , and rhythmol although they are taking the rhythmol...
    ... afterwards. hum? my meds are toprol xl, cardizem, coumadin , and rhythmol. vitals and all blood tests are normal...

  33. Dad was diagnosed with Afib,please explain!
    ... office said he was still in AFIB,the dr. prescribed coumadin and Toprol.They also told him very alarming things...
    ... medicines properly. The doctor has given your dad coumadin (warfarin) to ward off the possiblity of blood clots ... forming in the atria. After he has been on coumadin for a time, if his afib doesn't convert to normal ... and I've had no problems since. I've been on coumadin for four years without incident except for the nuisance...
    ... pulmonary vein ablation, pacemaker or do nothing and go on coumadin which will thin the blood sufficiently to prevent...
    ... What could this mean???Mt dad has been on the Coumadin for a week now and went in early today to have his ... has not called yet,I am so afraid.What do they do if coumadin does not work?...
    ... in my case it took about three weeks to get the coumadin regulated. I would ask the cardiologist for an explanation ... about the coumadin not working. Also, there is a new drug available ... which does the same as coumadin but you don't need the constant checking of the blood ... as you do with the coumadin (I can't remember what it was called but I suspect...
    ... but they could not until lately diagnose it. i take coumadin and am going in for a cath procedure at the u of m ... able to get off several drugs. i don't want to be on coumadin forever but as to your father, it may be his life...
    ... Coumadin prevents clots the medications keep the heart rate ... stroke if untreated is 3-5% per year. Treated with coumadin , the risk is below 1%. Your dad's age may not make...

  34. Cardio Myopathy
    ... to ease the cardiac burden as well as a drug like coumadin that will decrease his chance of clots. Let's hope...
    ... to ease the cardiac burden as well as a drug like coumadin that will decrease his chance of clots. Let's hope...

  35. Warfarin and Celebrex?
    ... term usage, which can bleed, and seeing you are on Coumadin that's not a good thing. If your pharmacist recommends...

  36. Atenolol
    ... works great for his Chronic A Fib.. he is also on coumadin , he never had any symtoms from either.. maybe it depends...

  37. Atrial Fibrilation
    ... stop and shocks." He was getting good control with coumadin , sotalol AND Lotrel (seems to me like a LOT of the...
    ... lower my blood pressure. i would like to get off the coumadin i take and perhaps i will have success with this procedure...

  38. Questions!!heart related or not?
    ... .I should have ..if I had perhaps I wouldnt be on coumadin and plavix forever and could pick up my grandchildren...

  39. st judes vavle and coumadin
    ... one has a st judes mitral valve stopped taking the coumadin .Thankyou You would probably form all sorts of clots...

High & Low Blood Pressure board

  1. Atrial fibulation
    ... very mild and so an anticoagulant (like warfarin / Coumadin ) or antiplatelet (aspirin and/or Plavix) isn't seen...

  2. Why does toprol cause bruising ?
    ... or any drug which effects blood platelets. Aspirin, Coumadin , Vitamin E, Ginkgo Biloba etc.. have a tendency to...

  3. how long does it take for beta blocker to take effect?
    ... that I take- 3.125mg Coreg, .125mg Digoxin and 2.5mg Coumadin , all qd. In the presence of multiple possible contributin...

  4. Topral XL
    ... My husband was just prescribed Topral XL and Coumadin for an irregular heart beat - told that with his problem...

  5. Question About Test
    ... endarterectomy. Anticoagulants, such as Heparin or Coumadin , may also be given to prevent formation of blood clots...

  6. Green tea is a natural ACE inhibitor
    ... to watch for: people on anticoagulants (warfarin, Coumadin ) should not drink too much green tea. It contains...

  7. Side Effects?
    ... these medications. Could the mystery medication be Coumadin (Warfarin)? In the past, in order to avoid nasty...

  8. Diuretics and Back Pain
    ... from my medication. When I separated the taking of Coumadin from my other meds, the problems went away. One of ... the bad reactions could have been the combination of Coumadin and Lasix? I guess I'll never know, cause I sure ain...
    ... very bad back pains could have been a result of the coumadin , the lasix, or a combo of the two--both have back ... effects!! Oh, and fyi, if you didn't already know it, coumadin interacts with many herbals so one has to be careful...
    ... [QUOTE=bethsheba;2868928] ... coumadin interacts with many herbals so one has to be careful...

  9. I am so confused
    ... not veggies. I think if you take a warfin, such as coumadin you can't have green leafy veggies. Does plavix ... act the same as coumadin ? Why not do a search on plavix and see what foods...

  10. High Blood Pressure, Diabetes, High Triglycerids..
    ... got over a blood clot in my calf, and I am still on coumadin because this was my 2nd clot, the doc is telling me ... that I am a lifer of coumadin ..I am type 2 diabetic and tomorrow (march 20) is my...
    ... bp is down to 120. He is also probably a lifer on coumadin . I was also put on lisinopril but had a bad reaction...
    ... bp is down to 120. He is also probably a lifer on coumadin . I was also put on lisinopril but had a bad reaction...

  11. ASPIRIN and BLOOD PRESSURE
    ... read a study suggesting that heparin and warfarin ( Coumadin ) were killing far more people after heart procedures ... still do. Look for MUCH greater control of the use of coumadin as a result of this study. I'll take the aspirin ... any day over coumadin ...and that goes DOUBLE for Plavix, in my estimation ... this way...imagine a world where everyone took daily coumadin in small doses but took a huge dose with every headache...
    ... read a study suggesting that heparin and warfarin ( Coumadin ) were killing far more people after heart procedures ... still do. Look for MUCH greater control of the use of coumadin as a result of this study. I'll take the aspirin ... any day over coumadin ...and that goes DOUBLE for Plavix, in my estimation ... this way...imagine a world where everyone took daily coumadin in small doses but took a huge dose with every headache ... RAT POISON? My husband was just started on 6mgs of coumadin ( due to a pulmonary embolism, complications from...
    ... dad had heart problems for about 35 years, he was on coumadin , until he was in an auto accident. He had relativly ... ribs, but they needed to operate and took him off the coumadin so that they would be able to control the bleeding...

  12. High BP and Nosebleed?
    ... dose aspirin and worst of all Plavix, heparin and coumadin ....

  13. White Coat and no believing Dr
    ... more side effects. For instance, when I take my Coumadin within a couple of hours of my other meds, it will...

  14. I'm not even sure what to title this :(
    ... medications he was taking, among them baby aspirin, coumadin and plavix (he had an angioplasty and stent procedure ... and the Dr who performed the endoscopy took him off coumadin and the baby aspirin. The logic was that the risk ... was greater than the risks associated with going off coumadin . He has been on coumadin for years due to an irregular ... at 1, but the Dr said he still has to stay off the coumadin for awhile longer. Next week, he is going to see...
    ... do not justify the hemmorhage risk (1%). Adding coumadin only magnifies the risk. Actually I think that coumadin...

High Cholesterol board

  1. Brand new here and upset with my 'numbers'.
    ... told her Niaspan has two many side effects with the Coumadin she takes, so I want to get another opinion. ...
    ... Niaspan increases the anti-coagulant action of coumadin making you more at risk for bleeding. so she would...

  2. Are statins effective and does cholesterol matter????
    ... other than maybe my mother which is 63 and is on coumadin and had a stroke but she has hemochromatosis, smokes...

  3. New Numbers
    ... Niaspan, he said it has too many side effects with Coumadin ....

  4. Higher Niacin Dosage
    ... develops the docs want to give you a blood thinner like Coumadin , which is counterindicated with Niacin and a whole...

  5. Cholesterol Too Low?
    ... Anyway, maybe the Niaspan interactes with the Coumadin and/or high blood pressure meds she takes and Lipitor ... second opinion. She saw a cardiologist about going off Coumadin but she couldn't because she still has atrial fib...
    ... Lipitor. My Dad had atrial fib and he refused to take Coumadin (called it rat poison). He took Ecotrin and Inderal...
    ... blood pressure is 120/70 with medication, she takes Coumadin , Captopril, Metoprolol, Lipitor and he tried to put ... referral from him, but I can't talk her into it. Coumadin has so many ineractions with other medicines, supplements...

  6. Zetia question?
    ... needs a doc who will work with her and regulate her Coumadin in case there is an interaction. About a year ago...

  7. HDL raisers
    ... one comment about Zocor, it shouldn't be taken with Coumadin (blood thinner)....

  8. Does Lipitor decrease your heart rate?
    ... take some of the supplements I take because she is on Coumadin also. She is the one who brings all the sweets in...

  9. Anyone know if Crestor increases bleeding?
    ... For those not on anticoagulants like Coumadin , there is no likelihood of increased bleeding from...

  10. Crestor and Zetia
    ... the drugs he is taking, for instance, he could be on coumadin or a placebo. I pointed out to him that if he is ... on coumadin , he couldn't consume some supplements or foods that...
    ... Thanks so much for the responses. Zocor and Coumadin are counterindicated, so if he is on coumadin rather ... Vytorin, the problem is he doesn't know whether he is on coumadin or the placebo. If he is told one day that he is ... not on Coumadin , he could ask his doctor about Vytorin. I know ... that Zocor and Coumadin shouldn't be given together because my mom was in ... Zocor. When I asked her cardiologist if Zocor and Coumadin should be taken together, he said no, but mom could...

  11. coumadin and raising hdl
    ... however IS a modest blood thinner and will interact with coumadin . That doesn't mean your mom CANNOT take the niacin ... but the coumadin dosage must be adjusted. Of course, a doctor should...

  12. Should EVERY statin be taken with CoQ-10 vitimin?
    ... she didn't need the COQ10. In addition, she is on Coumadin and I read COQ10 could interfere with blood thinners...

  13. Policosanol
    ... anyone who is taking blood thinners such as Warafin, Coumadin , etc. should get medical advice from their doctor...

  14. Cinnamon, Garlic & Fish Oil Questions
    ... Both fish oil and garlic may enhance the effects of coumadin in thinning the blood, so people on blood thinners...

  15. Does anyone have any side effects with COQ10?
    ... may be necessary if on anti-coagulation therapy with coumadin . CoQ10 can also lower glucose levels, so diabetics...

  16. Does Lipitor Cause Heartburn?
    ... becomes MORE suspect. Why has her doctor prescribed COUMADIN , a potent blood thinner? Does she already have a diagnosed...

  17. Cholesterol and Heart Disease Managment
    ... cardiologist took her off it immediately. He also gave her Coumadin during her hospital stay, which she still takes. ... care of her, gives her cholesterol tests, checks her Coumadin levels and her blood pressure. She had a question ... thinner so I don't want to give it to her because of the Coumadin . It might be possible for her to take it and the doctor ... would adjust her Coumadin , but this doctor told her to take a multi-vitamin...
    ... sotalol which is directly indicated for atrial fib. (The coumadin is to avoid the slight risk of blood clotting during...

  18. Polycosinol and Statins (are they perfect together?)
    ... or other blood-thinning drugs, such as: warfarin ( Coumadin ) heparin clopidogrel (Plavix) ticlopidine (Ticlid...

Stroke board

  1. PFO Closure Criteria
    ... frightening enough but the the thought if being on Coumadin , which I've just started, is truly terrifying. ...

  2. why not to do pfo closure
    ... should have the PFO closed up, otherwise I would be on Coumadin for the rest of life. It was closed up in June. the...
    ... not closed up quite all the way yet. i still am on coumadin for another 6 months and they will check it with a...

  3. I need some help...face, hands, arms numb...after stroke
    ... aggranox, but I just had a PFO closed so they put me on Coumadin for three months. They will put me back on aggranox...

  4. average recovery time after stroke?
    ... Brought her to the dr & he was going to put her on coumadin after a stool sample to check for any bleeding. The...


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