), then you need to take something with aspirin to reduce the risk. You need to run the international normalized ratio (<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>inr</span>
) test to find out whether you need more drugs or not. Normally patients on blood thinners are kept at an inr
of 2.0 to 3.0. For patients who have an increased risk of clot formation the inr
needs to be higher - about 2.5 to 3.5.
Apart from warfarin other blood thinners are heparin, Lovenox, plavix
and some herbal preparations. All have their plus and minus points.