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Lost within: INR / PT levels, Vitamin K, Coumadin, Labs: solution we found by Banu Turhan Posted Tue 13 Oct 2009 10:05pm Ever since I came home from the hospital, I have been on a lot of medication: 1) Blood thinning drugs (Coumadin) 2) Blood pressure lowering drugs 3) Cholesterol lowering drugs 4) + My previous anti depressants Of course all of the above medications have interactions with one another. My anti depressant drugs raise my ... Read on »
Lost within: INR / PT levels, Vitamin K, Coumadin, Labs: solution we found by Banu Turhan Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:06pm Ever since I came home from the hospital, I have been on a lot of medication1) Blood thinning drugs (Coumadin) 2) Blood pressure lowering drugs 3) Cholesterol lowering drugs 4) + My previous anti depressants Of course all of the above medications have interactions with one another. My anti depressant drugs raise my blood pressu ... Read on »
Teetering on the bleeding edge by Victoria Powell Posted Wed 01 Dec 2010 12:00am An anticoagulant is a substance that prevents coagulation; that is, it stops blood from clotting. A group of pharmaceuticals called anticoagulants can be used as a medication for thrombotic disorder.  The irony of the disasters that follow anticoagulant mishaps is that most of their use is prophylactic, to decrease the risk of clotting (postop ... Read on »
Meaningful Use Criteria by Rich Elmore Patient Expert Posted Sat 02 Jan 2010 9:10pm The Hitech Act provided for incentives to eligible professionals (EP) and hospitals that have adopted Certified EHR Technology and can demonstrate that they are meaningful users of the technology. HHS has published the proposed rule governing the criteria for me aningful use . The criteria for meaningful use will be finalized in 2010, foll ... Read on »
INR levels by Kathryn .. Patient Expert Posted Sat 07 Mar 2009 2:57pm 1 Comment I am supposed to have my INR level checked regularly but because of the weather it was not done in February. INR measures how sticky the blood is, the higher the number the less sticky the blood. The specialist set my level at 2-3 which is normal for people with APS to start with. However many end up with 3-4 as their range. I was not feel ... Read on »
FDA Drug Safety Communication: FDA limits usage of Nizoral (ketoconazole) oral tablets due to potentially fatal liver injury and by FDA Posted Mon 29 Jul 2013 9:35am View and print full Drug Safety Communication (PDF - 125KB) Safety Announcement [7-26-2013]   The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is taking several actions related to Nizoral (ketoconazole) oral tablets, including limiting the drug’s use, warning that it can cause severe liver injurie ... Read on »
Vitamin K by Bill .. Posted Tue 03 Aug 2010 5:37pm The name Vitamin K refers to a group of chemically similar fat-soluble compounds called naphthoquinones. Vitamin K1 (phytonadione) is the natural form of vitamin K, which is found in plants and provides the primary source of vitamin K to humans through dietary consumption. Vitamin K2 c ... Read on »
Thyrotoxicosis & Thyroid Storm by Yusuf Saleeby Medical DoctorFacebook Posted Wed 24 Jun 2009 2:05pm Thyrotoxicosis refers to an elevated concentration of thyroid hormone as well as the related clinical manifestations. This is differentiated from thyroid storm, a life-threatening manifestation of thyrotoxicosis in which a markedly hypermetabolic state is present. Hyperthyroidism most commonly results from uncontrolled Graves disease, in which au ... Read on »
Home INR Testing For Atrial Fibrillation Patients Proven Effective by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted Thu 19 Feb 2009 6:31pm A study by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs found that home anticoagulation monitoring of patients on warfarin (Coumadin) was as effective as testing at the hospital clinic. Thus, for those that can’t easily get to the hospital clinic, home INR (International Normalized Ratio) monitoring can be an effective and safe alternative. And M ... Read on »
Home INR Testing For Atrial Fibrillation Patients Proven Effective by Mellanie H. Patient Expert Posted Thu 08 Jan 2009 10:59am 1 Comment A study by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs found that home anticoagulation monitoring of patients on warfarin (Coumadin) was as effective as testing at the hospital clinic.   Thus, for those that can’t easily get to the hospital clinic, home INR (International Normalized Ratio) monitoring can be an effective and safe alternative. An ... Read on »