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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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  • 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 compatible...

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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 the...

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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 day,...

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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 fog,...

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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 seem...

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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 and...

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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 crap....

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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 GERD...

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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 feels...

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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 appointment....

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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 blood...

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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 walk...

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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 result...

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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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  • Left atrial appendage closure- is this a cure?

    Hi - I'm new here - had a stroke 6 weeks ago and told it was a-fib. No advice from doctors so did an internet search and came across left atrial appendage closure. Apparently they've been doing this for about 15 years and when it's done you can come off anticoagulants. This would be great...

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  • Stomach problems on warfarin

    i already have a bit of ibs but since having warfarin my stomach has been upset a lot.  I also have hiatus hernia which doesnt trouble me is ther a chance thatbthe fillers in warfarin are causing this as its always worse after taking it in evening and starts to get a little better in afternoon,...

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  • Need to know

    Taking Warfarin over last three years with no problems. Have now developed UTI which is not responding to antibiotics. Have been recommended DMannose to self treat UTI but this product contains cranberry sugars among other fruit sugars. Does anyone know if this will affect Warfarin? 

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  • Apixaban

    Hi my 82 year old mother is in hospital suffering delirium/dementia she’s also bed bound .. The Dr prescribed Warafrin but her InR was very raised she’s now on Apixaban twice a day . I don’t know if it’s me but she seems more confused than usual and not eating she’s also very quiet Today she mentioned...

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  • Warfarin

    I've been on warfarin for 4 weeks and slowly getting to my target of 2-3 (1.6 at last clinic). I want to know more about the interaction with alcohol. Does taking warfarin mean that I'm more at risk JUST BECAUSE I'M DRINKING or is it because if I have an accident I'm more likely to bleed...

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  • Warfarin and potassium levels

    Since p.e. Warfarin for life. Suffering muscle cramps which can be caused by low potassium and low magnesium. it appears that neither of these supplements can be taken whilst on warfarin, is there Ny other way to deal with it or should i just take them and be damned?

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  • Pradaxa (dabigatran) and massage

    I'm post-PE and now on lifelong Pradaxa (following a month on Clexane). I see that the written material I received advised not receiving massages or tattoos while on Pradaxa... does this mean I can never have a massage again? (Oh the bliss I will miss!) Has anyone had any experience with this (good...

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  • Warafrin joint pain

    Warfarin side effects.    I now have very round face and lower back, pelvic area joint hurts. Even to touch it. Same answer from Doctor, never heard of it. Plus weight gain. What are we 5 years old? I'm 64  I know my body. Never did this until I went on Warafrin. Was put on Lovenox...

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  • Trying to cope with blood thinners.

    Hey guys I recently had PE. I am on Pradaxa indefinitely.  I have a history of clots in my family.  Iam s stocker at Walmart. My  Doctor put me on restrictions from anything that will potentially put me in danger of cutting myself.  Walmart offered me another position but there's...

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  • Warfarin after PE - can it be discontinued?

    having had one dvt 12 years ago on an aircraft, nothing for seven years, then just after spinal,surgery bilateral PE I  was put on warfarin. No further incidences.  I do not like being on this drug, i have no energy and depressed.  I have tried the newer anticoagulents and had side effects,...

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