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Blood Clotting Drug Lysteda approved by FDA for Treatment of Heavy Bleeding with Menstrual Periods by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 15 Nov 2009 10:01pm The state 3 trials were just completed.  The article said use with contraception pills is also not a good idea.  I believe this is one of the first non hormone treatment in a pill format (beyond what Midol can do)  that had been approved to treat menstrual period with heavy bleeding.    This is the same company that markets Darvon, located in Ken ... Read on »
Blood clots, blood clots :( by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 22 Jan 2009 5:14pm It took the ER nurses, technicians, and doctor 7 hours to check me out. The conclusion was that I had several blood clots in my legs. The CAT scan didn't show any clots in my lungs, but the ER doctor felt that I probably had some small ones that were causing me get tired after just a few seconds of activity. I left the ER and went to a regular ... Read on »
New online guides to prevent and treat blood clots by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 16 Sep 2008 7:10am AHRQ.gov - Two new guides to help consumers and clinicians prevent and treat the dangerous blood clots known as deep vein thrombosis were released recently by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Not all blood clots are harmful but deep vein thrombosis, a blood clot that forms in the d ... Read on »
Coping with Lupus: Fact #19 – Common lupus blood disorders – anemia, thrombocytopenia and more by Lupus Adventurer Posted Sat 19 May 2012 2:59pm Coping with Lupus: Blood disorders such as anemia (too few red blood cells) are common in lupus, and can greatly affect the health of lupus patients.  A few blood related (hematological) conditions really matter in lupus.  Blood related issues are usually treated by hematologists, the specialists who know the most about helping patients with ... Read on »
What Causes Blood Clots? by Kodjoworkout Posted Wed 23 May 2012 7:00am Blood is an essential fluid that runs throughout the body and its main function is to carry nutrients and supply them to various organs and cells in the body. Blood runs through blood vessels consisting of veins and arteries. Arteries are the blood vessels that carry pure blood pumped from the heart, and veins carry the impure blood fro ... Read on »
FDA Drug Safety Communication: Updated information about the risk of blood clots in women taking birth control pills containing by FDA Posted Wed 11 Apr 2012 4:51pm This update is in follow-up to the FDA Drug Safety Communication posted on 9/26/11:  Safety review update on the possible increased risk of blood clots with birth control pills containing drospirenone. Safety Announcement [4-10-2012] The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has completed its review of recent ob ... Read on »
Updated Information about the Risk of Blood Clots in Women Taking Birth Control Pills Containing Drospirenone by Medline Plus Posted Wed 11 Apr 2012 10:20am This update is in follow-up to the FDA Drug Safety Communication posted on 9/26/11:  Safety review update on the possible increased risk of blood clots with birth control pills containing drospirenone. Safety Announcement [4-10-2012] The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has completed its review of recent ob ... Read on »
Pregnant women admitted to hospital at high risk of blood clots by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Mon 11 Nov 2013 7:23am Venous thromboembolismThe breaking away of a blood clot that is then carried in the blood from one point in the circulatory system to another point, where it lodges. (VTE), which is a bloodA fluid that transports oxygen and other substances through the body, made up of blood cells suspended in a liquid. c ... Read on »
Long Duration Flights Triple Risk of Blood Clots by Robin P. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 4:37pm I fly from Minnesota to Texas a few times a year and always get achy legs. A resent report found the risk of developing potentially fatal blood clots in the legs roughly triples on a flight that lasts longer than four hours. The flights I take are usually only 2 1/2 hours but by the time I factor in the time sitting for take off and landing it's ... Read on »
Flu Vaccine Could Prevent Blood Clots by Nick B. Patient Expert Posted Fri 21 Nov 2008 4:28pm A new report released yesterday shows evidence of a reduction in blood clots for air passengers who received the flu vaccination. The so-called “economy class syndrome” can affect people travelling on long haul flights who have little leg room, and thus increase their chances of a blood clot developing. The results of the research display a 26 ... Read on »