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Can I eat grapefruit while taking coumadin?

Posted 8 Mar 2011 by PDM 3 answers

Prosthetic Heart Valves - Mechanical Valves - I heard a report from a cardiologist on either Fox?

Posted 29 Oct 2017 by frankp105 1 answer

... News or CNN about the risks of taking an oral Potassium pill if you have an artificial heart valve because they may not dissolve completely and therefore sticks to the valve causing problems. Niacin is better. I can not find any further information. Can you please clarify this? This was either ...

Osteo Bi-Flex - Can I take osteo bi flex while on warfian?

Posted 9 Jun 2017 by pbenoit 0 answers

I had open heart surgery valve replacement I have a mechanical valve in my heart so I have to take a blood thinner which is warfarin I also take 1 high blood pressure and one cholesterol but I do not have high blood pressure or cholesterol it's only because of my blood thinner

Prosthetic Heart Valves - Mechanical Valves - I had a aortic St. Jude mechanical valve put in on?

Posted 10 Apr 2017 by coffee bean 1 answer

... june of 1992 . I had echo 4/4/17 and it is not working as should . Does anyone know if sticking flaps on the valve can be just be repaired or do they just replace valve for this kind of issue, Scared any advise is appreciated

Combination of many drugs side affects?

Posted 10 Nov 2015 by Jac123 4 answers

I take frusimide gabapentin zopiclone fluoxetine lymecycline warfarin is this safe. I have had stroke and mechanical valve replacement open heart surgery.

Living with the Sound?

Posted 10 Nov 2015 by Maynard66 1 answer

I received my first valve, Nov. '87. Never really got use to the sound. Then Feb. '13, I got my second replacement valve. This on sounds way different. I have to use Nature Sounds at night to help drowned out the sound. I have gotten a dissicitive disorder from the sound. It is pretty ...

Is it safe to stop taking warfarin?

Posted 21 Apr 2015 by CariCannon 1 answer

My sister takes warfarin due heart valve replacement. Her INRbis never stable. Yesterday it was 7.4 and her Dr. Advised her to stop taking it for 4days, is this safe?

Prosthetic Heart Valves - Mechanical Valves - I never was told I would get this valve. The clickn is

Posted 17 Dec 2014 by ineedsilence 4 answers

... making my depression extreme. I cant take it. April will be two years and the sound is worse. I now have odd heartbeats the dr never can see or hear. Im so scared can someone plz help me?

Hi can I take Krill oil, and collagen capsules while on warfarin?

Posted 25 Jun 2014 by scorpio56 1 answer

I have arthritis and the only thing they will let me have is tramadol and paracetamol can anyone recommend anything else?

Has anyone started bleeding internally from coumadin?

Posted 17 Aug 2014 by tcoy 2 answers

I have been on Coumadin for 17 years. I have had muscles tear and I start bleeding internally. The only good thing about this. I can feel it when I start bleeding internally but no one believes me including some Doctors.

Do you ever get use to the clicking?

Posted 17 Dec 2013 by smohair1 5 answers

Hi all, I am coming up on an year of having my mechanical valve.. I'm 48 y/o.. The hardest thing is going to sleep.. The clicking keeps me awake.. Does anyone else have this? What have you done to help it??? I know its gonna be there forever so I have to figure out how to handle it.. Thanks ...

Prosthetic Heart Valves -- Mechanical Valves - I had a mechanical heart valve implant in Dec. 2010.?

Posted 22 Oct 2011 by ronniea 5 answers

... How long does it take to feel normal? I feel like a time bomb waiting to go off. I have a very hard time sleeping because I can hear the ticking and sometimes my heart beats so loud. I just lay there and wonder if it's beatin the way it should or not? Does everyone feel this way and does ...

My 86 year old father has been taking Warfarin since heart surgery in March 13. He was maintaining?

Posted 11 Jul 2013 by ComcernedSon 3 answers

... 2.5 inr on 2-4 mg until June 1. Since then they have been giving him 8-12 mg/day and his INR spiked to 5.2 They took him off for a day and it went to 3.6. Now they want him back on 8-10 mg/day. He's weaker and colder. What is the harm in bringing him down to 4-5 mg for a week and just see? ...

Prosthetic Heart Valves - I'm taking coumadin daily because of my two mechanical heart valves. As a?

Posted 14 Jan 2013 by kindphdman 2 answers

result of the medication, when I go for a dental cleaning, bleeding from my gums typically lasts for 1-2 days beyond the cleaning. My doctors and dentist all agree that I should take 2 grams of amoxicillin one hour before the dental cleaning, and they also agree that I should remain on amoxicillin ...

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