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Posted 2 Jul 2013 by Vicki Kowalewsky • 9 answers
I was on Warfarin from 10/2011 until 5/2012. In Jan. or Feb. of 2012 my hair started coming out in big chuncks everytime I washed it. I stopped taking the medication in May of 2012 and about July or Aug.2012 my hair stopped coming out. In Jan. 2013 and for the second time I developed DVT's and ...
Posted 14 Jun 2010 by debbie101050 • 6 answers
I was given azithromycin. I was scared and did not take it. Then I was given Levaquin. I was told of the increased risk for bleeding, and did not take the antibiotics. Isn't there something safe to use while on warfarin?
Posted 8 Mar 2013 by coldman • 4 answers
i have severe back issues. get a lot of pain from inflammation. dr. gave me lidocaine gel and voltaren that dont do much.
Posted 10 hours ago by matilda1234 • 0 answers
My mother had been taking coumadin for 5 months to treat a dvt and Pulminary Embolism (massive one) and her doctor decided to switch her to xeralto due to fluctuating INR on coumadin. She was started on 15 mg twice per day for 2 weeks then was to transition to 20mg once per day. Due to an unrelated ...
Posted 3 May 2016 by leekittycat • 1 answer
2. Can I go on fairground rides? Maybe the smaller ones. 3. Can I smoke my ecig? 4. Can I do gentle exercise such as walking and more importantly squats etc? 5. What does my diet have to be like? 6. How long do you have to wear the surgical stockings? 7. Can I get tattoos or piercings?
Posted 28 Mar 2016 by tracy1hurley • 1 answer
Posted 28 Jan 2016 by ksmotherman6 • 0 answers
My husband is currently on 7.5mg and the side effects seem to hurt him more than the actual blood clot. My question is, are they any ways to help lower the intensity of the side effects? I know some medication says to take with milk or to take on an empty stomach so just curious if anyone knew of ...
Posted 19 Apr 2015 by totallyforgiven • 2 answers
About 3 weeks ago, when I got up, in the night, to use the restroom, it felt like my knee was messed up, I had gotten a really bad sunburn, so I associated it with that. But now the lower part of my right leg, mainly around the ankle is super red. Also, I could feel knots in my calf. Now it seems ...
Posted 11 Dec 2014 by Yolimami • 2 answers
She was started on lovenox and Coumadin then switched to xarelto after a couple days of therapy. How long does it take for the clot to go away? Should she wear compression socks? She's flying in February should I be concerned? So many questions
Posted 1 Sep 2011 by LJHTIGER • 1 answer
My father is taking Xarelto 10 mb as a blood thinner for the afib. He had a hemorrhagic stroke and the doctors were concerned due to his age to restart a blood thinner like warfarin. This was a compromise. He needs an antiobiotic for a possible infection.
Posted 26 Oct 2014 by mickcord • 3 answers
Posted 29 Jan 2014 by cbostian • 5 answers
As someone who has struggled with deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolisms, I know how difficult Warfarin therapy can be. That is why my team and I are building a mobile and web application that allows patients to dose safely from home, and remain in constant contact with their medical ...
Posted 5 Mar 2014 by twistngo • 2 answers