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Posted 2 Jul 2013 by • 12 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 • 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 7 Feb 2011 by • 14 answers
i've been on warafin since oct 2010 for bi lateral pulminary embolisums. since I started i have had 3 teeth cracked. last ione cracked while eatung a french fry, has anyone else had problem with teeth cracking or breaking?
Posted 8 Mar 2013 by • 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 1 Sep 2011 by • 2 answers
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 29 Jan 2014 by • 7 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 28 Jun 2012 by • 5 answers
Is my Cardiologist correct here - He has opted to leave a Greenfield Filter in my Inferior Vena Cava "as an extra measure of protection" and I thought biological material built up on these? I have good, balanced, levels of Warfarin Sodium but guess that the risk of a PE is fairly high ...
Posted 24 Aug 2009 by • 2 answers
... embolism. Now my left leg measures two inches bigger than the right leg and I still have problems with swelling. I am also tired all the time and have trouble starting projects and finishing things. Does this swelling ever go away? Does the leg size come back to normal? Is being tired part of ...
Posted 20 Oct 2011 by • 1 answer
Posted 1 Sep 2013 by • 4 answers
Is there a web site I can go to to find what risk factor really is? I am stopping coumidin so I can take anti inflammatories.
Posted 11 Dec 2014 by • 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 19 Jan 2011 by • 2 answers
My son is 30 years old and in good health. He had shoulder surgery because of a car accident. A week later he had a blood clot in one of his lungs. He is now taking Coumadin because of that. The standard procedure for this medicine is to take it for 6 months and then the treatment is stopped. For ...
Posted 7 Feb 2012 by • 2 answers
had DVT (pulmonary Thromboembolism) 4 years ago and have been on Warfarin since then two years ago I have been diagnosed with Polycythemia Vera and after many phlebotomies I was put on Hydroxy urea. Is there any one out there with both these ailments ?? The reason for this query is if I manage my ...
Blood Disorders - I am experiencing hair thinning and hair loss from warfarin My doctor switched me?
Posted 21 Feb 2018 by • 1 answer
... to Eliquis 2.5 msg twice daily. Will my hair grow back and get thicker while taking Eliquis. My hair is falling out by the handful, and it’s so thin. I’m 52 yrs old and had a blood clot in the jugular vein coming out of the brain causing me to have a major stroke. But my hair ...
Posted 29 Nov 2009 by • 1 answer
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