Warafrin joint pain

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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 shots for 6 months. I went bald !!! Doctor didn't believe me until I took off my hat. Still have hard knots and discolor in abdomen. Please don't dismiss me  I know what's going on. Why won't he put me on something else? 

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    Id get a new doctor. Never heard of someone being on shots that long. Im 36 had bilateral pes in November 2016. Was in the hospital a day and a half with shots and then sent home on eliquis also known as apixaban.
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    I had Dvt in right leg. My whole leg was so swollen could not see my toes. I had 2 surgeries The surgeons were the best here in Oregon. Spent 6 days in hospital. I was told the reason for 6 months of shots was because of the severity of the clot. My fault for not asking questions, but I was so scared had no one to talk to when I came home. Dr. Told my brother they didn't know if I would make it through surgery. I was just so scared and for some reason in denial of everything going on I just didn't ask questions. Again my fault. Second surgery removed filter in my lungs and balloons in my leg. That's why 6 months of Lovenox. But now I just want to know if this is as good as it gets with Warafrin. Side effects and all.

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    Im not sure about warfarin. I know my moms on it and she never says anything but i was on eliquis. What was your dvt from?
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    Change your GP!

    My husband had all sorts of awful side effects on warfarin...eye bleeds, blood blisters, joint pain so couldn't walk properly, hair loss and, more of a problem to me, very nasty and aggressive mood swings.

    It took 3 1/2 years to see a haematologist, and when he did she immediately put him on Apixaban.

    Although there are still side effects they are nothing like the warfarin.

    Good luck

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    I have never been the same after being put on this for p.e.

    when i mention that i have no energy, feel down, have to push myself to do things now, he says warfarin doesnt have side effects!  Well, all i know is that this started at 63 and i was alright before that.  It has now made me depressed but because of the warfarin there are problems with anti depressants which can be serious.  I am so fed up i just want to stop taking it and take the consequences. 

    I did trial apixaban for a while but felt just as bad, and it has bad side effects which i have read up on and didnt want them.

    so back on warfarin but not happy

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