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Anticoagulants

Also known as Acenocoumarol, Antiplatelet Drugs, Apixaban, Aspirin to prevent blood clots, Clopidogrel, Dabigatran, Phenindione, Rivaroxaban, Warfarin

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  • Totally scared About Eliquis

    Hi everyone, I have had 3 episodes of paroxysmal a fib in a year and a half. Am taking metoprolol succinate and baby aspirin. On my last episode my cardiologist recommended eliquis. I have a low score just high blood pressure and being a female . I realize the importance of a antI coagulant . I  …

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  • Warfarin and alcohol use

    New on warfarin I've seen various references to "use of alcohol while on warfarin".  Some places say "Avoid alcohol", other sources say "Limit alcohol use to one or two".  I'd like to hear some reaction to this. In addition I'm going to a wedding …

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  • Pradaxa side affects.

    Hey guys Been on Pradaxa a year August. 1st. I have a side effect of a Rash. Has anyone else had a rash? It dies nit rich at all. It is starting to spread to other areas. It's driving me crazy cause someday you can notice it and people look. It's. In blotches and red. I am on 150mg 2x day. …

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  • Apixaban Sifde Effects

    My anticoagulant journey was as a result of a DVT following major orthopaedic surgery to my right knee in 1990 (Cruciate ligament reconstruction). Regular DVT's followed, complicated by three episodes of PE. The chronic pain in my knee has resulted in MRI scan and a bone scan - both indicative …

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  • Rivaroxaban - do I need to take it?

    I note that there is an older discussion (some time ago) regarding this drug which is now closed, I was wondering if anyone had recent experience with this medication. Following a heart attack in March 2018 I have made a good recovery and attending a rehab clinic, but I'm surprised to be …

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  • Apixaban

    My mother has been on apixaban for roughly 5 months she has heart fibralation. She has not been feeling well recently and decided to stop taking the tablets  2 days before she flies I am scared as to what the consequences are. Will this cause a stroke, as they keep telling us. I have advised …

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  • Side effects from Apixaban

    I have been on apixaban for a month, most days I feel a slight sickness, feel dizzy and have a headache and ferl slightly anxious. Tonight all these feeling have been really bad, I have felt really ill for about 4 hours. Anyone else have these side effects from apixaban?

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  • Apixaban (Eliquis)

    I  recently have had a second dvt this time in my right leg (leg swelling up) and was originally prescribed rivaroxaban which caused serious heavy side effects including bleeding,tiredness etc. After a number of visits to my GP blood tests and eventually a hospital visit for a colonoscopy my …

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  • Is this pox or wat?

    Pls help here,, Am aving pox all over ma penis.. i am tired, av used augmentin, even Zinnat (cefuroxime acetil), yet, it keeps staying... All over ma cap is full of boils and pox... Doctor pls...

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  • Warfarin with diverticulosis

    i have been told i should take probiotics or aloe vera juice for the bowel but i am now told by anticoagulant nurse it is not allowed with warfarin.  Which soecialist should i ignore?

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  • Clopidogrel

    I was taking Clopidogrel along with Atorvastatin after a minor stroke.  I stopped taking the Atorvastatin due to multiple side effects affecting my general health to the point where I thought I might actually die. I also stopped the Clopidogrel, mainly because the leaflet said it is not …

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  • Clopidogrel+apixaban

    Hi can anyone put my mind at ease. Had a stent fitted  4 weeks ago so was put on clopidogrel, aspirin and bisoprolol. I’ve now been diagnosed with a/fib and have been put on apixaban 5mg x2. Am petrified as have read possible side effects. As only 1 stent implanted don’t know weather to take …

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  • Can Warfarin adversely affect bowel movements?

    Its difficult to prove a correlation and a causal link but it seems to me that after going on Warfarin 6 months ago, my regular pattern of bowel movements has been disrupted, and that the nature and consistency of the movements has changed significantly. I now go more often, and several times a …

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  • Can warfarin cause mood swings?

    I've been on warfarin for just over a year after suffering a second DVT and seem to be suffering mood swings and getting irate at things that would not have bothered me before taking the warfarin. I had no problems of any sort the first time i took warfarin but this time had memory probs, head …

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  • Weaning off Xarelto to aspirin?

    Hello everyone, I've been on Xarelto going on for about 1 and 1/2 year, since May of  2014. I was placed on it for having a second case of PE's in the lung. I've had two cases of PE in total due to taking birth control. After running other blood tests, I don't …

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  • Blood Clot

    Can anyone help me in July 2016 I had my little boy via c section when they did the spinal the pain shot down my right leg and ever since I have struggled with cramp spasms and sharp pains. In Sept of last year I started having heart flutters/dizzyness/sweating just feeling unwell I’ve been back …

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  • Xialtro

    I had blood clots in my lungs 3 months ago. I am on xialtro. I need surgery at the 6 month mark. I am nervous to come off xialtro Has anyone done that ?

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  • Anyone else on Zoloft/sertraline AND an anticoagulant?

    I'm on anticoagulants (Apo-Clopidogrel 75mg + Aspirin 100mg) and my doctor recently prescribed me 50mg Zoloft (Sertraline). I have been on 100mg Zoloft previously and handled that ok, but am worried about the interaction with the anticoagulants as I was told to keep an eye out for blood in my …

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  • Natural Blood Thinners

    HI, I have been told I come off edoxaban after taking it for 14 months following a DVT.  I am keen to come off as they worry me BUT am now worried that they do protect you from heart attacks and stroke, so wanted to take something that may do the same job apart from aspirin as I suffer with …

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  • Warfarin for life

    i was rold this after a p.e. Fournyearsbago. sincenthen i have been feeling unwell a lot of the time, ended up,gallbladder out but thatbdidnt help. i am now seeing an alternative practitioner who says that he feels,the warfarin is not helping me due to the fact I have anxiety and depression. He …

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  • Warfarin with flagyl for tooth abscess

    has anyone on warfarin had to take this antibiotic? i know it may cause big escalation in inr and will get it checked but also causes nausea and i have that since gallbladder removal.  Any experience helpful

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  • Warfarin with amoxicillin added

    can anyone tell me if they have had to take this antibiotic in conjunction with warfarin, i am aware it can cause a bleed and wonder just how likely that is. i have reported in to my local anticoag clinic and due to holidays they will see me but the antibiotic will be finished by the time of my …

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  • Blood in pee

    Have been injecting blood thinners for 5 days now since hip replacement for dvt prevention noticed today blood when I had a pee little bit of discomfort also but all settled now took sample to hospital they said no infection there and just see how it goes has anyone else had this issue whilst on …

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  • Side effects

    do the headaches and stomach discomfort go away after you have been on Coumadin awhile? What can be taken with the Coumadin to lessen these side affects.  Headache, cramping and heartburn.  Ugh!!! I'm in afib and am on 5mg each day 

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  • Dealing with warfarin after a cerebral dvt

    Hello, I just found this group and I'm glad that I did, sometimes not everyone understands everything that we go through in these circumstances. I had a cerebral thrombosis about a month ago, was unconscious for about 3 days and then woke up to fight my way through recovery, had to learn to …

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  • Results of Blood Tests

    I have just had a follow up consult with my Consultant Haematologist to discuss the results of a range of blood tests taken early in September. Of significance is elevated Liver enzymes, for which an ultrasound of the liver is being booked to investigate further. One other result indicated a …

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  • Warfarin problem

    been put on this for last couple of years, feel it makes me depressed. last night i woke with a nosebleed, not huge but have never had one before and i am over 60. i think its been caused by warfarin and dont want any more. how do i stop it happening again?

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  • Warfarin and dental procedures

    i have a half finished root canal which is failing and i may need root out.  I know they need to check your inr levels but how long after check can you have extraction, mine is 2.0 today.

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