... to a week (due to a transition to another country, and not being able to get a physician identified while all of the immigration paperwork is being filed)?
If you have BlueCross you can ask to speak to their international team and they will assist you in finding a doctor in the country your are in. If you bought travel insurance for your trip they may have a service that will help you find a doctor or ship the medication to your location.
If you have a break of a week before you get your replacement medication you will have to to heavy up your dosage to get you back to your INR of 2-3. Do you have a tester so you can check your levels?
- Coumadin Information for Consumers
- Coumadin Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Coumadin (detailed)
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