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... Please seek out a second opinion as soon as possible. If you have a current blood clot, I would think that Coumadin is not the immediate answer that you need. Coomonly Heparin is used for an "active" clot to disolve the clot quickly before it can travel elsewhere in the body. Lovenox is one that is commonly used. ... (3 replies)
... my doc put me in the hosptil for 1 night and started me on lovenox the shot for a week and coumadin . he said that i would be on the coumadin for at lest 6 months. at the end of six month i would come off and as long as there was no more problems i could stay off the coumadin. ... (3 replies)
... I had a blood clot in my right calf 2 or 3 yrs ago. Was in the hospital, received heparin IV and Coumadin, and then was on Coumadin for 6 months until the protimes stabilized. ... (3 replies)

... coagulation. If they say you should take it, you should take it. Product information sheets are designed mainly to protect the drug companies from lawsuits. ... (6 replies)
... t on Lovenox twice a day for five days and now I am on Coumadin, most likely for the next six months. Not all of my bloodwork is back but so far it looks like I do not have a clotting disorder. ... (3 replies)
... Has anyone heard of a new drug that's suppose to be released in two years that will supposedly replace Coumadin? ... (0 replies)
... when i have to stop my coumadin it is five before but i would take last pill on thursday, stop taking it on friday. depending on how high a risk you are you need to be taking shots of a low molecular weight heparin to protect during this time you are off the coumadin. ... (1 replies)
... Did you ever get to stop the blood thinners? ... (8 replies)
... was carted by ambulance to Research med center. ... (3 replies)
... Hi! Anything can cause the INRs to be low. Mine fluctuated and eventually it was steady at 10mg per day. My INR shot up to 4 and above 5 a couple of times....other times it dropped too low. ... (8 replies)
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... I am glad to hear that you are staying positive and doing well in recovery. I am still wearing the compression stockings and probably will for life. ... (9 replies)
Can a DVT return?
Sep 25, 2007
... You're most welcome. I've come to find quite a comradery among us young women who have had these devestating blood clots! It really makes me feel good to help others and pass along what I have learned. ... (18 replies)
Mar 9, 2007
... Well it is nice to meet you! ... (23 replies)
... First I want to apologize for the lengthy post but my head is swimming now with so much information that I truly need your help in understanding it. ... (11 replies)
... In June I found out that I had blood clots in my arteries. I'm not sure how different my story will be since my clots were in my arteries. I had clots in both legs. In my left leg I had clots from my groin to my toes, full. ... (33 replies)
Can a DVT return?
Sep 28, 2007
... Your story and experiences is just amazing. I can't imagine having to deal with all that you've had. My blood clot experience changed my life, but if I had to deal with everything you've been dealt, I would go mad! lol I'm sure proud of you though, for making the most out of this whole thing. ... (18 replies)
... I just found this board by doing a search trying to figure out what is wrong with me, looks to be a good source of helpful people and information. ... (1 replies)
DVT Recovery
Dec 28, 2005
... I am new to this forum. I found this site via a google search on DVT. I joined to find out more of your experiences and to share what I have learned. I am grateful for this opportunity. ... (1 replies)
... So far the FVL has come back positive. I'm currently taking 80 mg's of Lovenox injections twice a day and 10 mg's of Coumadin nightly. My INR went from 1.2 on Wednesday to 1. ... (36 replies)

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