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Stroke board

  1. Pfo?
    ... the PFO. I am glad I did. i did not want to be a coumadin for the rest of my life. My first stroke was in 2002...
    ... closed unless I have another TIA or Storke while on Coumadin ....

  2. comudim blood thinner
    ... No!! Pregnant women should not take coumadin ; it can cross over to the fetus and cause significant...
    ... doctor put me on Lovenox and then Heparin. DO NO TAKE COUMADIN ! IT COULD CAUSE A MISCARRIAGE!...

  3. Carotid Artery Dissections--stent or not?
    ... the causes and how to treat them. I have been on Coumadin for 8 months, and my dissections have not changed...

  4. Vertebral Artery Dissection w/stroke
    ... frankly was scared he would die). He is now off the Coumadin (blood thinner) and on baby aspirin. He was a...

  5. Vertebral Artery Dissection

  6. dull aches in arms with dissected carotid artery
    ... weeks. I take 100 mg. of aspirin daily. Was on coumadin but they took me off of that. That's the background...

  7. multiple strokes starting at 40
    ... my head was a mess. anyhow...i am 44 now. i take coumadin (blood thinner), plavix (antiplatlet), paxil (antidepressan...

  8. Stroke at 32 yrs old
    ... went thru the belly shots and now am leveled out on coumadin , which I should be taking for 6 months. With any...

  9. Coumadin
    ... I would have to agree that it would be strange if coumadin caused that. The only real side effect of coumadin ... taking any other meds that could interfere with the coumadin ? Just a thought. Stacia :) [/FONT]...
    ... t know if that would interfere in any way with the coumadin . Before the sotalol, she was taking amioderone (sp ... ?). I guess I am just hoping that the coumadin is the problem; it's easy enough to change. I'll have ... if anything else changes after they put her back on coumadin ....

  10. Coumadin and alcohol
    ... Well, here's the concern, because Coumadin is a blood thinner, if you are prone to bleeding ... then it could become a danger to you. Also, since Coumadin thins the blood and alcohol dilates the veins and...
    ... I Have Been On Coumadin For About 5 Months I Have Not Drank For Almost ... My Inr Is. I Know People That Drink Heavy While On Coumadin And The Only Thing They Notice Is Their Inr Goes Lower...

  11. Hemianopsia
    ... doctors say they think it will heal on its own, am on coumadin therapy, yuk! In six months I will go back and see...

  12. My 22yo Son had a stroke 1/1/06...looking for info
    ... occurs to him at that appointment. They also have his coumadin working pretty well now...although I know how up and...
    ... At this point he has opted to just be on coumadin , and he will close the PFO at a later date. The hospital ... his answer right away..and he would have to be on coumadin during that time regardless. I think "I" will rest...
    ... study (for the Amplatzer device) rather than to be on coumadin for life, and have to be tested every 3 mos. So,...

  13. I had a stroke on Tuesday.
    ... has me taking all the medicine I need. I am taking coumadin . I had a vertebral artery dissection. Both of my...

  14. Coumadin - Plavix - Can Someone Help Explain???
    ... both Plavix and Coumadin affect the clotting factors in the blood. INR is the ... when a patient is on Coumdain. The normal level of Coumadin in the system is 3. Less than 3 is sub-therapeutic...
    ... This is often the very beginning of a blood clot. COUMADIN hinders the liver's production of certain elements...
    ... hospital from the stroke. My doctor is adamant that Coumadin thins the blood but does not keep the platelets from ... causing the problem of the stroke would determine if Coumadin or Plavix should be used. My Plavix feels like my...
    ... a day since. I am also an RN. Personally I hate coumadin . You have to have all the blood tests to be sure ... husband, go seek a second opinion from a vascular DR. Coumadin is an old med, and there are new antiplatelets coming ... opinion agrees with the current one, then keep with the coumadin . If not, maybe you can get back to racing. Lots...

  15. PFO Closure
    ... now, but the closure is permanent and I am off of coumadin with a completely negative bubble study and a perfect...
    ... great, the PFO is closed permanently, and I am off of coumadin for good. The only drawback is the 5" scar that I...
    ... available where you are it was wonderful and i am off coumadin came off of it right after surgery, i do take an aspirin...

  16. Small Vessel Disease
    ... 3 small strokes and many mini ones. They put me on coumadin and many other blood related meds. He says that it...
    ... his sense of taste is not the same. He was also on coumadin for awhile but now just takes a baby aspirin once...
    ... up speed quickly. I am on all the normal meds,ie. coumadin , lasix, aspirin, and many others. Thank you for...
    ... mostly caused by high blood pressure. I have been on coumadin , asprin, and Ticlid. I now only take Ticlid a blood...
    ... progression of tis thing to a crawl. They have me on coumadin , lasix, lopressure, arisept, and several others that...
    ... (I rather like the idea of taking the folic acid, coumadin notwithstanding.) You will be in my thoughts! ...
    ... 3 small strokes and many mini ones. They put me on coumadin and many other blood related meds. He says that it...

  17. help please
    ... and 30-40% blockage in his heart. He is on lipitor, coumadin , baby aspirin and a few other meds for unrelated things ... neurologist said no so he was admitted. They took him off coumadin b/c they said it may give him a brain bleed, but now ... nothing, beside speech therapy. Then they ordered him coumadin the next day, but did not say how they were going ... are doing to monitor him since they are giving him coumadin . he said oh no, that is heprin that may give him ... brain bleeds. I KNOW HE SAID COUMADIN ON TUESDAY! Anyways, this morning, dad is on a heprin ... drip! He is not doing any better Oh, his coumadin levels were good last Thursday, 2.8, and in the ER...
    ... and 30-40% blockage in his heart. He is on lipitor, coumadin , baby aspirin and a few other meds for unrelated things ... neurologist said no so he was admitted. They took him off coumadin b/c they said it may give him a brain bleed, but now ... nothing, beside speech therapy. Then they ordered him coumadin the next day, but did not say how they were going ... are doing to monitor him since they are giving him coumadin . he said oh no, that is heprin that may give him ... brain bleeds. I KNOW HE SAID COUMADIN ON TUESDAY! Anyways, this morning, dad is on a heprin ... drip! He is not doing any better Oh, his coumadin levels were good last Thursday, 2.8, and in the ER...

  18. aggrenox for stroke prevention
    ... after my stroke i was prescribed aggrenox and coumadin amongst other things. aggrenox does cause headaches ... into my basilar artery and for the first month took coumadin , plavix and a full strength aspirin. that is the only...

  19. Dad(56) had massive stroke
    ... side and lost his peripheral vision. He was put on coumadin and was doing great until he was diagnosed with melanoma ... . He was instructed to go off his coumadin for the surgery. The surgery started on Monday and ... That Friday he had the stroke. He had been off the coumadin for a week or more. This time he had a right sided...
    ... SpOck: Thanks for replying. My dad was put on coumadin after his fist stroke Memorial Day weekend. We were ... We weren't so luck this time. He was taken off his coumadin to have skin cancer removed from his face. After...

  20. stoke\tia
    ... can lead to major strokes. I am now on an aspirin, coumadin (blood thinner) and Plavix (prevent placets from sticking...

  21. Another TIA
    ... that I did that I don't remember. I am now on Coumadin , Plavix and a asiprin to thin my blood. The clotting...

  22. Stroke - Medical Negligence ???
    ... Dad had a hemmorhage bleed last year because of his coumadin level. We found this out later when we took him to ... his DR. didn't bother to consider that Dad is on coumadin , before calling in that pain killer. Looking in the ... PDR we found that it states that if you take coumadin which thins the blood, that drug is not for you. Had...

  23. Blocked basilar artery..AGAIN, PLEASE HELP???
    ... p because the blockage is occuring so fast.Taking Coumadin , Plavix and tons of other meds.Please help?...

  24. Plavix
    ... think is a good thing. the alternative is to go on coumadin and i would think she must be alot worse off than ... seems most people who have strokes even only take coumadin for a few months afterwards. i am taking for life...

  25. Stoke in young people - support?
    ... cut out *everything* but walking until I am off the Coumadin and the artery heals. I am worried about getting...
    ... back to normal. Because of this, he took me off the coumadin and put me on plavix and children's asprin. This...
    ... that they put you on Aspirin and Plavix. Were you on Coumadin at first or did they start you on the combo right ... pill and being on beer restriction because of the Coumadin , I've lost a bunch of weight in the past 4 months...
    ... won't know for a while though. They thought that Coumadin might make the side effects worse. I've never had...
    ... of my right eye. I am still and will always be on coumadin and am still on anti-seizure medication. Birthcontrol...
    ... have been trying to quit smoking. I didn't go on coumadin but I am on asprin therapy. I just woke up one day...
    ... had one in over two years. My former dr. put me on Coumadin for the stroke. My new doc is sending me to a different...
    ... alert bracelet and although I am no longer taking Coumadin or Plavix, I am told that I will be taking Aspirin...
    ... plavix, now I have graudated to an aspirin, plavix and coumadin . I will be on coumadin/warfin, for the rest of...
    ... cut out *everything* but walking until I am off the Coumadin and the artery heals. I am worried about getting...

  26. Any ideas or suggestions?
    ... headaches and the numbness got worse. The Dr's put me on Coumadin 5mg daily. now the headaches are back as is the stiff ... is 150/82 and heart rate normal. In addition to the Coumadin , I'm taking Cardizem CD 300mg daily, Diovan 80mg 2...
    ... in to the hospital in Jan./Feb. and they put me on Coumadin . All the Drs. say to just keep taking Lasix for the...

  27. What next
    ... seeing a number of Neurologist and Cardiologist. I'm on Coumadin and may be on for the restof my life. Are there any ... other alternatives besides Coumadin ?...
    ... contact with their doctor to ensure correct dosage. Coumadin is used to prevent new clots from forming. Both of ... doctor regarding foods to stay away from while taking Coumadin . Foods rich in vitamin K can be a problem for those ... on Coumadin . Lastly, warfarin is just the generic name for Coumadin...

  28. Stroke caused by blood clooting disorder
    ... the events, but the main thing is as of right now, Coumadin seems to be doing the trick! Hope this helps!!! ...
    ... Dad just had a hemorrhage this year. He has taken coumadin for 15+ yrs. We have learned a whole lot, that we...

  29. PLEASE HELP I'M 20 AND HAVE LOTS OF STROKES
    ... I am on coumadin . And so far, it has worked for me, and I'll be on...
    ... I think I will have to take coumadin for the rest of my life. I hate taking it because...
    ... all the events I have had, but I'm doing better. Coumadin is the way to go for me....

Addison's Disease board

  1. Chris, help with lab results
    ... for excess bleeding from a drug interaction w/the coumadin . Early last year my husband landed in the hospital...

Diabetes board

  1. Diabetic Neuropathy Constant Pain
    ... right lung and large artery near right lung- so on coumadin for life, etc......I understand the frustration of...

  2. Missing meals, fasting blood sugar, etc.
    ... quantity of green leafy stuff constant as I am on coumadin . I just feel like there are so many balls in the...

  3. Endocrinologist vs Internal Med Doc
    ... face of potential outcome. High BP, Chol, refuses Coumadin because he ended up in hospital w/dangerous flucuation...

Fibromyalgia board

  1. 2 doctors have said fibro, massage therapist says no
    ... glad they don't !! I have carbamazepine (seizures), Coumadin (blood thinner), gabapentin (autonomic disorder and...

  2. Bottom Neck/Top Back Muscle Pain
    ... and they carry many of the same risks as drugs like coumadin (warfarin), which is also used as rat poison....
    ... be more prone to forming a DVT, say in your leg. Coumadin may help with the deadly clot part, but it is not...

  3. Only me !
    ... by the stent not his body so may take him off the coumadin . he had a echo and the cardio was pleased with his...

  4. does anyone know the difference between fibro pain and the pain caused by lipitor?
    ... unfortunately, flaxseed oil is out, because i take coumadin (they interact). i'm going to ask my rheumy if ... cholesterol that wouldn't interact with the dreaded coumadin . i already take way too many hard-core drugs to add...

  5. Can Fibro cause stiff/painful joints in the hands (fingers)
    ... thinks my hairline looks the same. *shrug* I'm on Coumadin though, and that is known to cause hair loss, but...

  6. people think it's just depression
    ... likely to cause me bad side effects). if i didn't take coumadin they'd probably have me taking ibuprofen all the time...
    ... likely to cause me bad side effects). if i didn't take coumadin they'd probably have me taking ibuprofen all the time...

  7. pain med you can live with?
    ... ibuprofen (any anti-inflammatories) because i take coumadin . i can't have anything that might cause internal bleeding ... this is the "safest" OTC drug i can take with the coumadin , but i'm limited to 19 exta-strength tablets a week...

  8. Newly Diagnosed- yuck
    ... or tylenol (sometimes tylenol is ok) because i take coumadin for clots in my lungs. so i don't know what i'd do ... didn't have a sz warning, i can't take it due to the coumadin . :( i wish i could help. just wanted to let you...
    ... or tylenol (sometimes tylenol is ok) because i take coumadin for clots in my lungs. so i don't know what i'd do ... didn't have a sz warning, i can't take it due to the coumadin . :( i wish i could help. just wanted to let...

  9. Positive dx of Fibromyalgia
    ... I am a little discouraged, because I have to take Coumadin for life, and that means no Ibuprofen or Asprin products...

  10. So tired and achy, and crying...and this is only month one
    ... This aching and fatigue *could* be caused by taking Coumadin (although I've been on it since Oct., and only started...

  11. What meds do you take?
    ... Rosacea= Doxycycline Pulmonary Embolisms= Warfarin aka Coumadin Leg/Feet edema= Lasix The last time I listed all...
    ... Rosacea= Doxycycline Pulmonary Embolisms= Warfarin aka Coumadin Leg/Feet edema= Lasix The last time I listed all...

  12. new here, don't know yet if I have fibro
    ... lungs, and have to take a horrible blood thinner ( Coumadin ) that I think is causing aches and fatigue. I have ... aspirin, ibuprofen, even Tylenol is limited) due to the Coumadin . So. I'm very tired and achy now, and just trying...

Immune Disorders board

  1. Are immune disorders hereditary??
    ... shots of lovenox int he stomache twice a day till the coumadin level was right & doing frequent blood work...my ob ... said he sees no reason I"d have to have the lovenox & coumadin again?...I"m really confused...have you discussed...

  2. frustrated and need help
    ... They are talking about switching me from Aggrenox to coumadin . (Don't know if this is good, bad, or indifferent...
    ... They also want to test for CADASIL. Not switching to coumadin , staying on Aggrenox. That's the skinny for now....

Lupus board

  1. Blood clot in my lung
    ... It was the Lupus that flared. I now have to take coumadin daily for the rest of my life and have blood tests...
    ... clot in my right lung while on vacation. I was on coumadin at the time as well as the occasional Lovenox inj...

  2. Hereditory Link To Lupus ???
    ... the first to be Dx'ed with lupus. Yet my mom took Coumadin for years due to thick blood, so I wonder if she really...

  3. Treating Incomplete Lupus and APS with Plaquenill
    ... an event (several, in fact), therefore I was put on Coumadin , a blood thinner. As for the Plaquenil, I am...
    ... an event (several, in fact), therefore I was put on Coumadin , a blood thinner. As for the Plaquenil, I am...
    ... was referring to happened later on - even while on Coumadin (blood thinner)...blood clots, stroke and seizures...
    ... was referring to happened later on - even while on Coumadin (blood thinner)...blood clots, stroke and seizures ... APS symptoms. It's disconcerting to know that the Coumadin didn't prevent all further episodes either. I have...

  4. Blood clot discharged in breast milk
    ... treated with baby aspirin, it's now time to be put on coumadin . Once your body forms a clot, baby aspirin is not...
    ... for all of that advice... I am scared to go on coumadin since I am nursing... But I will look into it......
    ... I'm not sure if coumadin is ok while breastfeeding. He may not even put you...

  5. lupus /ra/ fibromyalgia
    ... aspirin; and some must take stronger blood thinners like Coumadin . About RF: I understand it's positive in some...

  6. So is this it? Do I finally have the answer?
    ... So, this led me to the hematologist who put me on coumadin until he can test me in April for the reasons why...

  7. antiphospholipid syndrome
    ... the leg pain and it has helped quite a bit. I take coumadin for the APS -are you taking coumadin? I will pray...
    ... Lyrica for my neuropathy. Neurontin quite working and coumadin and lovenox didn't work. So now, I'm on Arixtra....

  8. 18 Year Old Female Awaiting Diagnosis
    ... heartattack, anyhow, he was put on the blood thinner coumadin . Every month or so he would go have a blood test ... and thus, enabled the Drs. to adjust the level of coumadin he took. Maybe you could ask for your daughter to...

  9. Family members with Lupus?
    ... migraines, anemia, and "sticky blood". She took Coumadin for decades. She lived to almost 89. My Dad had...

  10. back on blood thinners feel the difference
    ... next part---I hope you did not put yourself back on Coumadin without (1) a doctor's say-so, and (2) a strict schedule...

  11. So Tired!!!
    ... medication. I saw that you said you came off your coumadin ? I was able to do it for 6 weeks before I got more...

  12. LUPUS and STEM CELL
    ... nticoagulation due to repeated blood clots from APS and the coumadin contributes to bleeding. This was the main reason...

  13. anyone else the only known case in their family??
    ... s syndrome, and "sticky blood" for which she took Coumadin for over 30 years. My sister (my only sibling...

  14. Hi I'm new here
    ... headaches, "sticky blood", etc. I think she's now on Coumadin as opposed to "baby aspirin". She's had multiple...

  15. Pain with rainy weather
    ... OTC's out. My dad was only allowed Tylenol (took Coumadin , heart meds, etc.). You could ask your dr. to give...

  16. lupus nephritis and Cellcept
    ... to get a biopsy because i have had clots while on coumadin and the risk to take me off was high. they decided...

  17. Lupus Anticoagulant - Very Confused
    ... and I tested positive for it each time. I am now on coumadin which is a bloodthinner. I think that you need to...

  18. Hello, I am New to Board & Fed Up w/Lupus
    ... prednisone, plaquenil, cellcept, monthly cytoxin IVs, coumadin , furosemide,metalazone, 4 heart medications, an antidepress...

  19. Lupus rash
    ... getting things quickly from the freezer. She was on Coumadin for years, had some mini-strokes, etc. I now suspect...

  20. Does anyone go to a nurtrionist? ? about proper nutrition for lupus sufferers
    ... kidney (what a surprise that was to learn). She took Coumadin for years, then was taken OFF for dental work; and...

  21. Does Lupus Cause Blurred Vision Please Help!
    ... My mom had recurrent vision problems. She was on Coumadin for years, but no one ever Dx'ed antiphospholipid...

  22. Does anyone have muscle pain
    ... APLS with a positive lupus anticoagulant so I am on coumadin for that. Thanks for your thoughts on this. :...

  23. update anti ro VJ
    ... interpret as AntiphospholipidSyndrome & she was on Coumadin for many years. And I had recurrent serious illnesses...

  24. Neg. ANA QUESTION
    ... sticky post" at the front of this Board. She was on Coumadin for years, due to thick blood; but no dr. ever used...

  25. Want to treat my husband with Cytoxan
    ... positive for the lupus antibody, so he needs lifelong Coumadin . (He had a massive blood clot in his leg and spent...

  26. Question for Goldenwings
    ... quadrant of my lung. It is so uncomfortable. I am on coumadin for my APS. I just feel pretty crappy and this pain...
    ... said that she thinks I need to be on a higher does of coumadin for my APS -s he thinks my blod should be thinner...

  27. Update on my antiphospholipid antibody
    ... hematologist today. Just like you said - I am now on coumadin . Actually she started me on Lovenox shots for 5 days ... and I will start the Coumadin on Thursday. She was so upset that my primary care ... for the lupus anticoagulant, she wanted me on the coumadin then but my primary care and the neurologist thought ... or my primary care could be the dr. to regulate my coumadin and I opted to go with her. She also got a copy of ... should have told them right there that I needed the coumadin . It is scary to think that you put your trust your...
    ... she's taken charge of this aspect of your care, the Coumadin , etc. Best wishes to you, from Vee...
    ... ignore. I'm glad to hear that you'll be starting the coumadin . I hated those lovenox injections, actually I dreaded ... notice how much better you will feel after starting the coumadin . I hope your doctors are all on the same page now...

  28. Terrified wife...must vent
    ... for antiphospholipid syndrome. Did they put him on coumadin yet? Before these doctors make you crazy, ask them ... husband does have APLS as you said, he MUST be put on coumadin immediately. I'm sorry that I can't address the ... I felt compelled to tell you to speak up about the coumadin . You say he has this disorder and if in fact he does ... medicine is that the symptoms melt away once on the coumadin . You have nothing to lose, please talk to his doctor...
    ... attacks the organs. This will not thin the blood, the Coumadin does that. From what it sounds like to me, he could ... appears he might benefit from at least trying the Coumadin . I hope you get some answers soon. Wishing him the...


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