Warfarin and weight loss

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I have been running 25 miles a week and maintaining a daily caloric intake of less than 1000 calories. No weight loss in 2 weeks and gained 3 pounds!! Will I stop gaining weight due to warfarin and wondering if it will drop easily after discontinuing use. Thinking that the weight is water retention. Does anyone have any "post warfarin" insight?
I am still unable to tolerate exercise...even mild exercise. Went to multiple docs...was told my problem is I was fat and needed to loose weight. ????? Had another episode of anaphylactic shock and found an endo who finally looked me in the eye and said he thought he could help....after many many tests etc...was dx'd w/Panhypopituitary and adrenal insufficiency.
It should be used, however, IN CONJUNCTION WITH proper diet, exercise, and weight loss. I have been experimenting with controlling my recently diagnosed Type II diabetis with diet, exercise, weight loss, cinnamon, green tea and "Metabazon" a supplement made from Amazon Rainforest botanicals (bountifulhealing.amazonherb.net). I absolutely do not want to take any drugs. So far it's been working beautifully.
Your blood pressure is ok. It should get better with exercise and weight loss. You have a good attitude and are on the right path.
The only listed interactions Orlistat has with other medications is a heart rhythm control medication known as Amiodarone, a thyroid medication known as Levothyroxine, Fat soluble vitamins, and the blood thinner known as Warfarin. Additionally, if you have taken Orlistat and oral contraceptive pills before with no changes the likelihood of the combination having an effect on your cycle this month is very small. I would consult your OB/GYN or your regular physician about your concern.
Currently I have new issues rapid increase in weight, I am wheezing, I have shortness of breath all the time especially when I try to sleep laying down, I have stomach aches, a new or worsening irregular heartbeat pattern, fast and slow and pounding heartbeats, loss of appetite, dry cough, and heavy head when bending over. I will be seeing my cardiologist in 7 days but feel I should come off Amiodarone now and will call him Tuesday the 6th.
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My father is scheduled to retire and wants to return to a rigorous exercize program that includes weight lifting, stairmaster and biking. I have a couple of questions: 1) Is there any risk associated with excersize, especially when taking Coumadin? 2)In your opinion are the amount of drugs being taken considered to be excessive? 3) Coumadin appears to be a very dangerous medication that has risks when taken inproperly or with other medication.
I've been told that a hysterectomy is unlikely to be performed on me because of heart trouble, and the fact that I have to take Warfarin for the rest of my life, and I'm also overweight, which makes having the major surgery more dangerous for me..
He was developing severe tiredness and hand pain. He was investigated by cardiologist and was administered for Warfarin Sodium treatment; since the heart turned weak and one of the chamber was accumulating blood clot. He was regularly (initially weekly and then bi weekly and now monthly) tested for PT/INR response to the drug. But, on routine check up it is diagnosed that his SGPT and SGOT Levels have touched alarming.
I then went abroad on holiday and came back and had acute chest and stomach pains. I could not breathe and felt very sick and ill. I was in and out of the emergency dept of the hospital and had to have oxygen and pain killers. They then discovered massive internal bleeding and I had 2 blood transfusions. I was still very ill afterwards with chest and stomach pains. This continued and I kept collpasing and could not breathe. I was in and out of hospital and had lots of tests.
low-fat diet (gallstones) avoiding dark leafy greens (DVT and warfarin) trying to lose weight so managing calories. Problems with legs and fatigue, so haven't been exercising. When I'm feeling better I work out three times a week - but it's been a long time since I was able to do that.
I have tried to research it and have found info about warfarin (another type of blood thinner) causing hairloss, and was wondering if anyone knew wether tinzaparin could be a cause for hairloss Thanks
you need to see your personal MD to discuss, have your INR checked and see an Eye MD ophthalmologist. Lastly you need to do the diet, exercise, weight loss and healthy living thing.
I am presently overweight but my weight fluctuates. I do not smoke and very rarely drink I do fly and I am exposed to the engine vibrations, which even ANR headsets do not eliminate.
and the headaches could reflect bleeding, maybe even slow leakage of blood. Fatigue and weight loss, with a good appetite, suggests a couple of possibilities, including diabetes mellitus and an overactive thyroid gland. You should make an appointment to see your doctor, provide the information you provided here and proceed with testing to evaluate the above, which you might want to share with your doctor.
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 can empathize with you. I was on predisone for years, along with Remicade infusions, methotrexate, and pain pills for RA (Rhuematoid Arthritis). Prednisone does pack on the pounds! 3 years ago I gave all those drugs up after they damaged my Liver (either the methotrexate or Remicade was the culprit). I researched alternative natural sources at that point to recover and find relief outside of being drugged constantly.
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.
Hi, I am a 47 yr old male suffering from multiple sickness over the past 1 1/2 yrs. Current medications per day are 7mg of warfarin, 100mg of aspirin, 20mg of lipitor, 10mg of coversyl and sometimes 40mg of somac. Somac seems to make my stomach symptoms worse than better so im reluctant to take it.
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On the allow notebook it says that effects that may be seen in blood tests are * Increased in the levels of some liver enzymes * Effects on blood clotting in people warfarin of other blood-thinning (anti-coagulant) medicines.
My doctor keeps lowering my Synthroid dose, and I keep gaining weight faster and faster.. I have gained nearly 30 pounds in a yr, with most of that with in the past 9 months. and I'm eating only 800-1000cal/day! plus exercising.. I was held steady at Synthroid-.125mcg/day for several yrs, then back in Jan09, my doc increased my Synthroid to .137mcg, but now he's been lowering it more and more, we are down to .112, and he wants to lower it even more.
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.
I am schedualed for cardioversion on 27th of Jan - I have to wait as the echo showed my upper chambers - atria are filled with pooled blood and I am on warfarin to thin the blood and remove the risk of clots being there. I am wondering if now they have finally slowed down the heart whether the AFib has corrected itself.....is an ECG the only way to be sure?
Hi doctor I recently had a 28 day duo test , it was taken at 27 days though i miscalculated. Approximately 1 week before i had the test i stopped taking alli weight-loss tablets (ORLISTAT) , i was only on them for about 1 week anyway. After looking at the box it says it can effect blood tests. * Increased in the levels of some liver enzymes * Effects on blood clotting in people warfarin of other blood-thinning (anti-coagulant) medicines.
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