Warfarin and hair loss

Common Questions and Answers about Warfarin and hair loss

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I chose not to use it due to cost (which is covered in part by my prescription insurance) and the relatively good experience I have had with Warfarin. As for hair loss, I developed some "pattern" baldness on the top back of my head about 55 years ago when I had a pretty teenage daughter in high school. After that most of my hair has stayed with me, even after starting Warfarin about 15 years ago.
Sounds like you have researched the side effects of Flecainide, and it does include possible hair loss. Given it hasn't (as I read your post) helped a lot with you irregular HB I think you should discuss with your doctor changing medication. Sorry if I read your post too fast: was the ablation for tachycardia? If yes and you still have tachycardia it seems to me a second ablation may be called for.
Hair loss Nausea, vomiting, cramping or diarrhea (these are quite uncommon). Low white blood cell counts. These effects however are quite uncommon. As with other medications, other "rare" side effects have been reported. You should ask your physician if you have any concerns about whether these or different side effects may be occurring. I could find nothing about long term side effects that are any different.
Its incidence would be around 1%. Usually hair loss is mild and temporary. You would regain your lost hair after stopping the medications. There are lots of other drugs which can cause similar effects of hair loss but these are temporary. Keep me informed. Bye.
My GP has only allowed me one months supply which i will try in a few days as my pharmacy have to order it in, the strength is 30mg, i was taking 100mg synothoid previously. Please can anyone let me if you have used ARMOUR and if any hair loss has now reversed and your hair has regrown. I would dearly like some regrowth, if not all, and are putting my hope in ARMOUR THYROID. If i cannot get anymore from the GP, i do not know what i will do. I welcome any comments or suggestions.
Sure enough when my 24/7 migraines got better, the hair loss stopped and the hair grew back. And when the migraines got worse, the hair loss came back.
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!
She gave me that because I was taking way too many Tylenol and it was effecting my liver. I am limited to certain meds because I take Warfarin. About 6 years ago I developed a dvt in my right leg that broke off and I got mult. pulm. emoblisms in both lungs. (forgot to mention that). Almost died. She and I both want to ultimately get me off the Lortab....but to be honest....it doesn't do much and I don't even get drowsy on it. It takes the edge off my pain sometimes...
rash, redness, itching or peeling skin; hair thinning or loss; diarrhea; nausea/vomiting; loss of appetite; abdominal pain; tiredness; or weight loss.' 'A skin problem called hand-foot skin reaction. This causes redness, pain, swelling or blisters on the palms of your hands and soles of your feet. Your doctor may change your dose or stop treatment for a while. serious skin and mouth reactions.
The usual dosage is somewhere between 1 and 15 mg a day. Potential side effects include bleeding, hair loss, nausea, vomiting, stomach cramps, diarrhea and 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've also been having perimenopausal symptoms, night sweats, hot flashes, hair thinning/falling out, and a raised hormone level indicating that I may have an underactive thyroid, together with feeling tired/exhausted almost all of the time, in spite of just basically sleeping most days as I don't feel able to do much more.
But I still have the coronary artery disease and my cardiac blockages are from Plaque buildup. I am still trying to figure how why one trumps the other.
Had an aortic valve repplacement with St. Jude (Mechanical Valve) 9+ years ago. Noise is only a problem if one lets it be. About the same as a watch ticking. NO BIG DEAL! Wafrin and Coumadin are same family, but not always same, i.e. Coumadin and generic wafrin not accepted as same by some cardiologists. Anyway, been on Coumadin since valve replacement. Yes, it requires monitoring, but again not a huge problem.
Have you noticed hair loss or thinning? I had surgery and developed DVT then PE, been on Coumadin about 2 weeks, but I'm a serious natural hair girl. If you get on youtube natural hair black women are trying to start a revolution. I'm taking garlic, MSM, vitD, Calcium to hopefully keep my hair growing but scared. Of course I'm scared of dying too so yes I'm going to follow my doctors orders but was just wondering if you as a black woman have noticed any hair problems.
Hi Im 56 year old and i am experiencing small to large hissing in head but almost constant, i do have high blood pressure, but this hissing started before, very small hissing started in 2007 at that time i had patches of hair loss on my face and head and i had treatments for this but the hissing started at this time. Also at that time I attended an Ear, Nose and Throat specialist tested for all allergies all returned clear at that time 2007-08.
Just to note, the side effects associated with warfarin (such as coumadin) blood thinners are numerous and well documented. They include haemorrhage - internal bleeding, abdominal pain and cramping, diarrhea, fatigue and lethargy, feeling cold and 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.
Tinzaparin could be a cause for hair loss. In the case report that follows the alopecia, commonly called hair loss, was reversible with the switch to another low molecular weight heparin. Authors Full Name Sarris, Evangelos. Tsele, Efrosini. Bagiatoudi, Giorgia. Salpigidis, Konstantinos. Stavrianaki, Danai. Kaklamanis, Loukas. Siakotos, Marios. Institution Department of Nephrology, Western Attica General Hospital of Athens, Athens, Greece.
I have been suffering severe anxiety due to a deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary emboli from the end of January. I am on warfarin tablets. My anxiety is worse after physical symptoms; such as pain and discomfort in both legs. Does anyone out there on warfarin have these or similar discomforts and how do you overcome the anxiety?
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I've been on Flecainide for 2 years (50 mg TID) and the only side effect that I've had is wild, vivid dreams all night, every night. No hair loss problems for me. I recently had a PVI ablation for my afib and aflutter and hope to come off the Flecainide very soon. I have read that some people have had success with Rhythmol. It didn't work for me, but everyone is different.
It certainly makes sense to use things that have a proven benifit to humans in a carefully controlled way and be able to lower the dose of warfarin as much as possible and 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.
She's sending me in to have my thyroid checked, and for allergy testing that I have been begging for ( for over 30 years I might add ) and she started giving me injections for my hair loss. I saw an ENT a few years back...the whole "Your sinus infections are caused by your deviated septum" thing was brought up, and then he said he could no longer see me because I have Meniere's...and he doesn't deal with " those kinds of patients".
Potential side effects include bleeding, hair loss, nausea, vomiting, stomach cramps, diarrhea and 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).
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I DONT SIT AND EAT AND EAT IT IS WHERE I CANT GET UP AND EXERCISE AND I HAVE TRIED AND TRIED... BUT WHEN I DO .. I GO DOWN FOR DAYS AND CANT MOVE AND THE PAIN IS SO BAD I CANT HARDLY TOLERATE IT AND THATS EVEN TAKING A HIGH DOSE OF PAIN MEDICATION.......ITS AWFUL. I WISH THAT THIS NEVER HAPPENED TO ME. IVE LOST SOME FRIENDS CAUSE I DONT GO AROUND THEM ANYMORE AND I QUITE TALKING TO THEM. AND I DONT LIKE COMPANY BECAUSE I LOOK LIKE HELL ANYMORE.
•itraconazole (Sporanox) •ketoconazole (Nizoral) •warfarin (Coumadin) •dofetilide (Tikosyn) •drugs given to open the airway (bronchodilators), including aminophylline, theophylline (Theo-Dur and other brands), and oxtriphylline (Choledyl and other brands) Drugs that may interact with proton pump inhibitors include: •itraconazole (Sporanox) •ketoconazole (Nizoral) •phenytoin (Dilantin) and other anticonvulsant drugs •cilostazol (Pletal) •voriconazole (Vfend) The preceding lists do not include
Hi everyone, Thyroidectomy 2005, Levoxyl 137, 64 y.o., hair loss, weight gain, sluggishness, etc., as reported by many. I've just found this site after years of thinking these symptoms would be my state for ever, but am now encouraged by all your posts to check my levels of free T3 and T4 more frequently, and try some different dosages.
High doses of selenium taken for prolonged periods may cause chronic selenium poisoning. Symptoms include loss of hair and nails or brittle hair and nails. Selenium can cause rash, breath that smells like garlic, fatigue, irritability, and nausea and vomiting.
The usual dosage is somewhere between 1 and 15 mg a day. Potential side effects include bleeding, hair loss, nausea, vomiting, stomach cramps, diarrhea and 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).
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