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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 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 ...

Compatibility of coumadin and macrodantin?

Posted 18 Mar 2011 by ojwalker 3 answers

Compatibility of administering the medications together and not causing a problem with the clotting times of the coumadin?

Prosthetic Heart Valves -- Mechanical Valves - I'm wondering how long members have had their?

Posted 23 May 2010 by nkelto 6 answers

... mechanical valves and their degree of success with coumadin? What age were you when surgery was done? I've had my mechanical valve since July 2005 when I was 33. Thanks for your input

Coumadin - What do you do about a cut or scratch that bleeds out of control?

Posted 25 Aug 2010 by mickey07 2 answers

I use Coumadin and I love to cook, garden and hike. All of those activities have some risk of cuts and scratches. With the Coumadin, the bleeding can be severe and very difficult to stop.

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?

Prosthetic Heart Valves -- Mechanical Valves - what foods will thin my blood?

Posted 1 Dec 2009 by climbingneal2 4 answers

my ptnr is up 5.8 so what foods would thin my blood . i would like to know if i ate something wrong or to much . iam looking for a food list that tells what to avoid what is ok in smal amounts just a genral list of things that thin ro thicken blood?

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? ...

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.

Coumadin - I'm wondering how successful members are with managing their INR levels. How often are?

Posted 23 May 2010 by nkelto 4 answers

... you out of range? Home test or hospital test? Thanks for your input

How sensitive is INR for a patient on warfarin?

Posted 30 Jul 2011 by tenghai.tan 3 answers

My 60 yr old wife has her heart valve replaced with a St Jude bi-leaf mechanical valve a week ago. Currently she is on 3mg warfarin per day. Advice has been given on food and drugs management. She is to maintain her INR between 2 and 3. What we want to know is whether the INR varies significantly ...

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 ...

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?

Malaria Prevention - we are travelling to India and Asia . We need to take antimalria pills or what?

Posted 11 Sep 2009 by ejmmjum 2 answers

... ever. What side effects to these have. We are 71 and 77 years old. We also do have some medical issues... I do take cymbalta and my husband takes coumadin and lovastatom/ We are realatively good health and active. What is your suggestions as to medication thanks you

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