Warfarin and diarrhea

Common Questions and Answers about Warfarin and diarrhea

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widespread pain diarrhea dizziness headache feeling spaced out liver congestion irritablility In short, I hate this drug and feel FAR worse on this drug then I ever felt without it. I am healthy with no underlying risk factors. All I have is the occasional run of A-Fib which is usually self-limiting. I am so fed-up with having drugs thrown at me that make me feel like crap just because it is protocol.
0), age ≥ 65, highly variable INRs, history of gastrointestinal bleeding, hypertension, cerebrovascular disease, serious heart disease, anemia, malignancy, trauma, renal insufficiency, concomitant drugs (see PRECAUTIONS), <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>and</span> long duration of warfarin therapy. Regular monitoring of INR should be performed on all treated patients. Those at high risk of bleeding may benefit from more frequent INR monitoring, careful dose adjustment to desired INR, and a shorter duration of therapy.
I am worried about being on Warfarin. I really smacked it, but it did not break the skin <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>and</span> I did not see stars, pass out or anything. I called the nurse and she told me to watch for double vision or dizziness, but she said they worry more about people slipping and falling and cracking their head. So far I just have a slight headache, but my anxiety is kicking in and that's never good. Has anyone had this happen? Any input? Thanks.
Could I still be dehydrated, after the diarhhea when INR was measured to be 3.3? On Jan 18 I had to be without warfarin <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>and</span> then continued taking it. I am 65 yars old, <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>and</span> waiting for cardioversion.
As with other drugs, warfarin can cause allergy, rash, itching <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>and</span> GI symptoms like diarrhea, nausea <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>and</span> vomiting. It can cause loss of hair, joint and muscle pain, swelling of hands and feet, shortness of breath etc. Bleeding into brain can cause stroke, and into lungs can also be serious. If you are on warfarin you will need to get INR test done regularly to avoid any mishaps. Take care!
Thanks for your answer. Now I have got atrial fibrillation <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>and</span> diarrhea. I must take coumrin. I still, sometimes, have discomfort behind my eyes. My Thyroid Erfa dose was decreased yesterday in order to see whether the eye symptioms will disappear. It is possible that I have norovirus, or the diarrhea results from the AF. I have also problems of ventilation, I think they are signs of hyperventilation. These are linked with the eye symptoms.
Other side-effects can include nausea, diarrhea, headaches, epistaxis[, high blood pressure, low blood pressure, <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>and</span> mastalgia. Ginseng may also lead to induction of mania in depressed patients who mix it with antidepressants.
I live in Oz too and the waiting list for my endocrinologist is around two months. You can also ask to be on the last minute cancellation list for a possible earlier appointment. There is a Patient Travel Subsidy Scheme to help with the cost of travel and accommodation if you need to travel to see an endocrinologist. I had acute kidney failure and have thyroid issues both hyper and hypo symptoms. I had severe itching and anaemia as two of my many symptoms of kidney failure.
Hi, If anyone's reading this, It is now one month <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>and</span> 3 days post op. I feel pretty good most days. Today I'm having some left sided pain, probably due to sleeping on my left side. The home care nurse just called, my INR is 4.8 !!! It has been 1.5, 1.8, 2.4, 2.8.....then I had to go on the medrol dose pak (steroids) for a severe rash I developed from taking niferex forte (we think this is what the rash is from) . Niferex forte is a vitamin capsule with vitamin c, b12, folic acid and iron.
My question is Tomorrow 26/01/2013 is the first day I am told to go back on the Warfarin but I still have diarrhea (Doctor said it was dangerous) <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>and</span> i feel terrible..numb pains underneath my breasts, in particular right.
Potential side effects include bleeding, hair loss, nausea, vomiting, stomach cramps, diarrhea <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>and</span> leukopenia (low blood cell count). The half life (amount of time for half the drug to be cleared from the body is 42 hours but varies widely depending on the individual).
What worries me is that the side effects of Nexavar may interfere with your plan to travel and surf in Mexico. So I think you should have a complete, detailed <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>and</span> frank discussion with your hepatologist <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>and</span> oncologist about the pros and cons of treatment is needed for you to be aware of the pros and cons. In the end only you can decide but you should have all the the information before you make any decisions.
Hemorrhage - internal bleeding Abdominal pain <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>and</span> cramping Diarrhea Fatigue <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>and</span> lethargy Feeling cold <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>and</span> chills Liver damage Loss of hair Nausea"
' I've been suffering from both bladder and bowel incontinence - and my doctor has given me a new diet <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>and</span> the supplement of Meta - mucil which seems to work for both diarrhea and constipation (smile). The body is amazing! I am not as bad now as before the diet change!
Generic : Escitalopram oxalate PPD Drug Class: Central Nervous System Drugs (CNS)/ Psychotropic Drugs/ Antidepressants/ Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRI) Needs a Prescription: Yes Indications: Listed in Dosage. Recommended Dosage: For dosage information of prescription medicine, please consult with your doctor. Contraindication: MAOIs, pimozide. Patients in manic phase. Pregnancy. Precaution: Monitor patients for risk of suicidality.
All of the oral magnesium compounds can cause significant bloating <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>and</span> diarrhea -- afterall, why do people take Milk of Magnesia? Mag citrate is also a powerful laxative -- I gave many patients mag citrate for constipation. I did some research into mag taurate since I am not familiar with this compound.
Especially meds for heart and blood pressure. <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>and</span> it has been a hot summer..are you getting enough fluids. Nausea, dizziness <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>and</span> diarrhea are symptoms of heat exhaustion and electrolyte imbalances. Lastly, do you drink alcohol or take drugs recreationally? Suffer from stress or anxiety? All of these are factors that can attribute these symptoms.
They include haemorrhage - internal bleeding, abdominal pain <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>and</span> cramping, diarrhea, fatigue <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>and</span> lethargy, feeling cold <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>and</span> chills, liver damage, loss of hair, nausea. While you may want to stay on this drug for the year, the side effects are offputting to say the least. There is an alternative called nattokinase. Nattokinase is a potent fibrinolytic (anti-clotting) enzyme extracted and highly purified from a traditional Japanese food called Natto.
You are bleeding, taking warfarin (Coumadin), having diarrhea <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>and</span> cannot urinate for 15 hours. Please seek medical attention right away! Sincerely, Carrie Fu, Pharm.D.
Doctors think anxiety, but it started a day after whiplash accident, <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>and</span> began with trembling through body, diarrhea <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>and</span> confusion, etc. I feel more "in control" now, not so out of it, but the buzzing is driving me crazy and I feel agitated all the time. I was also thinking MS and all horrible diseases, but because this started as a result of neck injury, I feel it must be related.
So in December they replaced it with a mechanical valve. I'm now on Warfarin 7.5 <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>and</span> have been maintaining an INR of 2.5-2.8. Last week I had a severe stomach virus and became very dehydrated. I went in for my draw yesterday and recieved a call last night from my cardiologist. He told me to stop the Warfarin for 2 days then decrease my dose to 5.0. My INR was 5.0.....Can a virus and or dehydration cause INRs to rise? I'm going to have a redraw later this week.
I'm overweight, take a daily prescribed regimen of baby aspirin, multi-vitamin, vitamin B6, vitamin C, vitamin D, <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>and</span> 6mg warfarin. I'm a lymphoma cancer survivor (2 years beyond chemo), don't smoke, drink alcohol only occasionally in moderation and even less caffeine, exercise somewhat irregularly, had lots of ear aches as a child associated with bronchitis but because I'm 61 now I don't think my childhood ear aches have anything to do with it.
The pain was substantially reduced sot hat I can now practice my yoga and pilates in kneeling positions with absolutely no pain, but after about a month, I started having gastrointestinal problems...not exactly diarrhea, but... I also take warfarin due to a replaced mitral valve and once-daily extended-release metformin for borderline diabetes. I checked interactions for warfarin and there seems to be no problem with interactions.
Other symptoms such as headache, joint pain <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>and</span> swelling, weakness, fainting spells, diarrhea <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>and</span> many other symptoms may be present depending on the site of the bleeding. It is best that you inform your doctor about this to rule out bleeding and for proper management. Many drugs, both prescription and nonprescription can affect the anticoagulant action of Coumadin. Presence of other co-morbid conditions must also be considered.
neuromuscular abnormalities such as hyperreflexia, myoclonus, tremor, rigidity, <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>and</span> ataxia; <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>and</span> gastrointestinal symptoms such as abdominal cramping, nausea, vomiting, <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>and</span> diarrhea. MANAGEMENT: Caution is advised if metoclopramide is prescribed in combination with serotonin reuptake inhibitors.
It certainly makes sense to use things that have a proven benifit to humans in a carefully controlled way <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>and</span> be able to lower the dose of warfarin as much as possible <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>and</span> avoid warfarin poisoning. I have been hospitolized from this. Not fun. The thing is to be informed and make changes slowly in a controlled way and then stay consistant. That means using the same product from the same company every day just like the warfarin is being used.
I've been on Kapidex for about 6 weeks <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>and</span> constantly have headaches. If I skip a dose, no headache. A co-worker who started taking it a few weeks ago is experiencing headaches, as well. Is there another similar medicaton that has fewer side effects?
Potential side effects include bleeding, hair loss, nausea, vomiting, stomach cramps, diarrhea <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>and</span> leukopenia (low blood cell count). The half life (amount of time for half the drug to be cleared from the body is 42 hours but varies widely depending on the individual).
I have been to about 30 doctors- including ENT's allergists, neurologists, chiropracters, opthamologists. psychologists, dentists <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>and</span> everything else u can think of. All CT scans, MRI of brain <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>and</span> blood work keep coming back clean and ok. Nothing I try seems to work. There was a period of time about 3 and a half years ago that the symptoms lifted for about 4 months and then it returned full force.
If not, we recommend that you meet with a medical geneticist who can review your personal <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>and</span> family history <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>and</span> discuss the benefits <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>and</span> limitations of genetic testing for these conditions. In addition, there are known genetic variations that affect the way the body metabolizes certain medications such as plavix and warfarin (coumadin).
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