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How do you know if xarelto is working if there are no tests?

Question asked 9 Feb 2014 2 answers

Support groups: xarelto, pulmonary embolism

DemoninDC's answer: It can be measured by an anti-Xa assay using the appropriate calibrator. Most doctors either don't know about the test or how to order it or do not want the patient to have to pay the cost since it is an expensive test.

How long use enaxoparin subcutan after knee surgery?

Question asked 6 Feb 2014 1 answer

Support groups: surgery, knee, gouty arthritis

DemoninDC's answer: The usual duration of administration is 7 to 10 days; up to 14 days administration has been administered in clinical trials.

What is this pill with a heart inside a V and 230 on other side, round white pill?

Question asked 6 Feb 2014 1 answer

Support groups: heart, pill

DemoninDC's answer: Something is missing or this is a foreign drug.

Iv had my 3rd botx inject.for migraines,about a mnth ago my rght ear strtd ringing,links to this?

Question asked 15 Dec 2013 3 answers

Support groups: migraine, neurology

DemoninDC's response: If you are getting only DHE and Zofran for your IV detox then she is missing a few ingredients. I would recommend that you see another neurologist that specializes in migraines and does nothing else. If you are near a teaching hospital they should ...

I took Topamax several years ago; no side effects. now many side effects. any ideas why?

Question asked 12 Mar 2014 3 answers

Support groups: topamax, side effect, interaction, generic, medication, migraine prevention

DemoninDC's response: Ask your doctor to prescribe the brand and see if you have the same reaction. If not, then you known that the inactive ingredients are the problem with that particular manufacturer. There are a total of 19 generic manufacturers that make the drug ...

My daughter 17 is suffering back pain and leg, hip pain for 4 years?

Question asked 14 Mar 2014 3 answers

Support groups: pain, back pain, mri

DemoninDC's answer: If you can't get any answers from the rheumatologist then you will have to try a large teaching hospital or if you are near or can afford the money, travel to the Cleveland Clinic or the Mayo Clinic. If you decided to do this just make sure that you ...

Axiron - I have an artificial heart valve with extrememly low t-level?

Question asked 14 Mar 2014 2 answers

Support groups: crestor, benign prostatic hyperplasia (bph), medicine, axiron, blood pressure, prostate, heart, hypogonadism - male, ...

DemoninDC's answer: So how often are you or your doctor going to check your INR levels once you start the Axiron? Are you getting a home INR testing kit? What discussions have you had about the fact that Axiron may increase your risk of blood clots especially if you ...

Synthroid - I was getting hives when I was taking sythroid, so my doctor told me to stop, I stopped?

Question asked 14 Mar 2014 3 answers

Support groups: synthroid, hives, doctor, medication

DemoninDC's response: So, were you really taking Synthroid or the generic Levothyroxine? Did your doctor switch you to another thyroid medication? Did he find out which of the ingredients caused the hives so you can avoid it in the future with other drugs?

How can I find out if red wine interacts with my medicine?

Question asked 14 Mar 2014 2 answers

Support groups: wine, medicine

DemoninDC's answer: Just remember that there is a difference between interaction and recommendation.

I was treated for blood clots in left leg and had clots in both lungs. I am a 76 yr old female.?

Question asked 14 Mar 2014 2 answers

Support groups: evista, blood clot, xarelto, female, blood, deep vein thrombosis (dvt), pulmonary embolism

DemoninDC's answer: Absolutely not. Evista may have been the cause of or could have contributed to the formation of the clots in your leg. Do you know why you got clots in your leg and lungs? What kind of doctor are you seeing?

Pulmonary Embolism - My inr keeps dropping even though I dont eat any greens etc. It was 1.9 they?

Question asked 3 Mar 2014 3 answers

Support groups: pulmonary embolism, dosage

DemoninDC's response: You have a couple choices. You can get your doctor to prescribe a home testing kit so that you can test more frequently or you can switch to a different medication such as Arixtra, Lovenox, or Xarelto. The first two are injectables but all three do ...

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