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Warfarin More Likely to Cause Brain Bleeding
 
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The popular blood-thinning medicine warfarin, commonly known by the name Coumadin, could increase the risk of severe bleeding in the skull. A new study found that though scientists have long known that the medication slightly increased the risk of bleeding in the brain, the risk may be much higher than known before. In the study, researchers looked at data from from almost 32,000 U.S. veterans, aged 75 and older. Of those examined who had a heart condition and were taking warfarin, over 30% of experienced cranial bleeding. The researchers believe more study is necessary to determine how to balance the benefits of the medication with the higher risks it presents. http://www.upi.com/Health_News/2016/03/09/Brain-bleed-risk-from-warfarin-may-be-higher-than-thought/8131457553581/ http://www.wochit.com This video was produced by YT Wochit News using http://wochit.com
Views: 1061 Wochit News
Stop Bleeding For People on Blood Thinners With StopsBleeding™
 
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www.StopsBleeding.com StopsBleeding™ will stop bleeding for people on all blood thinners including Xarelto, Coumadin, Plavix, Warfarin, Pradaxa, Eliquis, Jantoven, etc. Cuts or wounds that normally can take 24 hours and a trip to the emergency room to stop, StopsBleeding™ can stop in literally seconds or minutes. All people on blood thinners need to have this product. It is endorsed by Lou Ferrigno (Mr. Universe, The Incredible Hulk, Active Deputy Sheriff and Emergency First Responder). Get it for yourself or a loved one: www.StopsBleeding.com It will also be available in Walmart pharmacies in March of 2016.
Blood, rats and anticoagulants: The story of warfarin
 
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The history of warfarin, one of the earliest anticoagulant drugs, is littered with the bodies of sick cows and poisoned rats. This animation tells the story of how a bloody beginning gave rise to a life-saving medication. Find out more about the history of anticoagulant drugs in this interactive timeline: https://www.nature.com/collections/hbcnxgwklt/timeline/ This Nature Video is editorially independent. It is produced with third party financial support. Read more about Supported Content here: http://www.nature.com/advertising/resources/specs-and-guidelines/commercial-content-at-nature-research/ 13th March 2018
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TPC Case Study #4: Blood Thinners Almost Ruined My Life...
 
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Case Study #4 features a Steve, a blood clot survivor. He refused the absurd advice of taking liver-damaging blood thinners for the rest of his life as a remedy. Instead, he learned how to avoid the cause of unruly blood clots while using natural blood thinners. In time, tests showed this safer, alternative route worked better than prescribed meds...Learn how to avoid prescription drug sabotage with 3 Worst Meds at www.thepeopleschemist.com. (FREE)
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Acceptable Vegetables if on Warfarin (Coumadin)
 
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Take Dr. Berg's Advanced Evaluation Quiz: http://bit.ly/EvalQuiz Your report will then be sent via email analyzing 104 potential symptoms, giving you a much deeper insight into the cause-effect relationship of your body issues. It's free and very enlightening. Acceptable List (low Vitamin K vegetables): Tomato Cucumber Artichoke Zucchini Celery Red cabbage Turnips Beets Onions Pumpkin Squash Eggplant Mushrooms Carrot Cauliflower Okra Red pepper Dr. Eric Berg DC Bio: Dr. Berg, 51 years of age is a chiropractor who specializes in weight loss through nutritional and natural methods. His private practice is located in Alexandria, Virginia. His clients include senior officials in the U.S. government and the Justice Department, ambassadors, medical doctors, high-level executives of prominent corporations, scientists, engineers, professors, and other clients from all walks of life. He is the author of The 7 Principles of Fat Burning, published by KB Publishing in January 2011. Dr. Berg trains chiropractors, physicians and allied healthcare practitioners in his methods, and to date he has trained over 2,500 healthcare professionals. He has been an active member of the Endocrinology Society, and has worked as a past part-time adjunct professor at Howard University. DR. BERG'S VIDEO BLOG: http://www.drberg.com/blog FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/DrEricBerg TWITTER: http://twitter.com/DrBergDC YOUTUBE: https://www.youtube.com/user/drericberg123 ABOUT DR. BERG: http://www.drberg.com/dr-eric-berg/bio DR. BERG'S SEMINARS: http://www.drberg.com/seminars DR. BERG'S STORY: http://www.drberg.com/dr-eric-berg/story DR. BERG'S CLINIC: https://www.drberg.com/dr-eric-berg/clinic DR. BERG'S HEALTH COACHING TRAINING: http://www.drberg.com/weight-loss-coach DR. BERG'S SHOP: http://shop.drberg.com/ DR. BERG'S REVIEWS: http://www.drberg.com/reviews The Health & Wellness Center 4709 D Pinecrest Office Park Drive Alexandria, VA 22312 703-354-7336 Disclaimer: Dr. Berg does not diagnose, treat or prevent any medical conditions; instead he helps people create their health to avoid health problems. He works with their physicians, which regular their medication. This video is not designed to and does not provide medical advice, professional diagnosis, opinion, treatment or services to you or to any other individual. Through my videos, blog posts, website information, I give suggestions for you and your doctor to research and provide general information for educational purposes only. The information provided in this video or site, or through linkages to other sites, is not a substitute for medical or professional care, and you should not use the information in place of a visit, call consultation or the advice of your physician or other healthcare provider. The Health & Wellness and Dr. Eric Berg, D.C. are not liable or responsible for any advice, course of treatment, diagnosis or any other information, services or product you obtain through this video or site.
Views: 15820 Dr. Eric Berg DC
Side effects of Warfarin and its management
 
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Views: 4065 Nur Haseena
Anti-coagulants or blood thinners and fitness
 
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This video speaks from professional and personal experience. I hope this helps answer some questions people may have about approaching fitness while taking blood thinners. Contact me for quick answers on Twitter @requiemadipem E-mail questions to requiemadipem@telus.net
Views: 2238 Requiem Adipem
INR Nursing Considerations, Normal Range, Nursing Care, Lab Values Nursing
 
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Grab our free cheatsheet covering the 63 Must Know Labs for nurses right here: http://www.NRSNG.com/labs Listen to all the episodes at: https://www.nrsng.com/labspodcast/ View this post on our blog: https://www.nrsng.com/international-normalized-ratio-inr/ International Normalized Ratio (INR) Normal: 0.8 - 1.2 Therapeutic Levels of Warfarin 2.0 – 3.5 Indications:  Evaluate therapeutic doses of Warfarin  Identify patients at higher risk for bleeding  Identify cause of: o Bleeding o Deficiencies Description: International normalized ratio(INR) takes results from a prothrombin time test and standardizes it regardless of collection method. What would cause increased levels?  Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC)  Liver disease  Vitamin K deficiency  Warfarin What would cause decreased levels?  Too much vitamin K  Estrogen containing medications such as birth control
Nosebleeds in patients on blood thinners
 
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Instructions on how to treat and prevent nosebleeds for patients on blood thinners
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Do not take Coumadin if..............
 
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Blood thinners can cause extremely dangerous bleeding if you are frail and have been falling. When you hit your head their is a high risk that you will bleed in the brain. There are alternatives to these strong blood thinners as described in this video.
Views: 76 Andrew MD
Does Warfarin Causes Heart Flutters (Coumadin) DTV Blood Clots
 
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My experience with warfarin has been horrible, it has caused more harm than good. I have had 4 blood clots (DVTs) and every time I was on warfarin it was the worse experience I have ever had. It started with me having a lot of flutters. My heart felt like it was fluttering every few minutes. My heart would flutter for 30 seconds and other times over a minute nonstop. I felt horrible when taking warfarin and I wanted to share my experience and how I helped another person that had the same problems. This medication almost killed me; it drove me crazy with heart palpations and flutters that wouldn't go away!
Views: 450 Jimmy Moonshine
Warfarin side effects: what to look out for
 
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Specialist Dr John Worthington explains the main side effects of warfarin, what the symptoms are and what you can do about them. Find out more about warfarin at http://www.nps.org.au/warfarin
Views: 10767 NPS MedicineWise
Coumadin (Warfarin): Clinical Pharmacist Explains Everything You Should Know
 
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Dr. Jacqueline DiMarco, clinical pharmacist, explains everything patients should know about the blood thinner Coumadin (warfarin). We cover the mechanism of action against vitamin K, the conditions it treats (including atrial fibrillation and deep vein thrombosis a.k.a DVT), the INR and how it should be monitored, as well as the Lovenox bridge and dietary recommendations. Make sure to check us out on the web at http://www.DoctorVoices.com for the most dependable health information on the internet. This video and all content produced by Doctor Voices is for educational purposes only, please make sure to follow with your doctor for all of your health conditions. Please see our terms of use on our site.
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Delayed Intracranial Bleed in patients who take Coumadin
 
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even with a negative initial CT scan, patients can bleed later on especially if they are taking coumading or plavix.
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Serious Bleed After Being Prescribed Coumadin - Is it the Doctor's Fault? Ohio Lawyer Stuart Scott
 
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Serious Bleed After Being Prescribed Coumadin - Is it the Doctor's Fault? Ohio Lawyer Stuart Scott http://www.spanglaw.com (877) 696-3303 Cleveland personal injury attorney Stuart Scott discusses how one prescription drug may be causing more injury than harm in many patients. Blood thinner Coumadin is prescribed to help thin a patient's blood hopefully preventing blood clots. Blood clots can lead to very serious medical issues such as strokes and heart attack. There are other blood thinner medications on the market and every drug has side effects. However, there are numerous reports in which patients are having serious adverse effects to the drug Coumadin. Some patients are experiencing bleeding events caused by the drug. These sometimes uncontrollable bleeding events can be devastating and very life-threatening. This very serious condition can be elevated even further as Coumadin has some serious issues when it comes to dosage sizes. You see, there's no actual recommended dose for every patient. The doctor and patient have to work together to meet the perfect dosage right for their body. As you can imagine, this can be disastrous to you as a patient especially within the first couple doses as you may be subject to an overdose. You should be aware of your rights as a patient and how you can seek compensation if you've been injured by the prescription drug Coumadin. To learn more about prescription drug law, I encourage you to watch the video above and to explore our educational website at http://www.spanglaw.com. If you have legal questions, I want you to call me at (877) 696-3303. I welcome your call. Spangenberg Shibley & Liber LLP 1001 Lakeside Avenue East, Suite 1700 Cleveland, OH 44114 (877) 696-3303
Warfarin: Information About Warfarin | Warfarin Interactions | Warfarin Side Effects (2018) Coumadin
 
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Coumadin: Information About Coumadin For Patients | Coumadin Interactions | Coumadin Side Effects | Warfarin Patient Information | Warfarin Food Drug Interactions Hey guys! This weeks video is a short guide on warfarin also known as (coumadin). I see many patients on warfarin everyday and they are very knowledgable about their medicine, which is fantastic! But here's some information about warfarin, how it works, international normalised ratio (INR) and interactions which you may find useful. WHAT IS WARFARIN: Warfarin is the main oral anticoagulant used in the UK. An anticoagulant is a medicine that prevents blood clotting. Clotting (thickening) is a complex process involving a number of substances called clotting factors. Clotting factors are produced by the liver and help control bleeding. They work with cells that trigger the clotting process (platelets) to ensure blood clots effectively. Warfarin blocks one of the enzymes (proteins) that uses vitamin K to produce clotting factors. This disrupts the clotting process, making it take longer for the blood to clot. WHEN IS WARFARIN PRESCRIBED: Anticoagulant medicines, such as warfarin, are often prescribed for people who've had a condition caused by a blood clot or have an increased risk of developing harmful blood clots. TAKING WARFARIN: It's very important that you take warfarin exactly as directed. Don't increase your prescribed dose unless the doctor in charge of your care advises you to. Warfarin is taken once a day, usually in the evening. It's important to take your dose at the same time each day, before, during or after a meal. The aim of warfarin therapy is to decrease the blood's tendency to clot, but not stop it clotting completely. This means the dose of warfarin you're taking must be carefully monitored and, if necessary, adjusted. You'll have regular blood tests at your GP surgery or local anticoagulant clinic to make sure your dose is correct. The INR is a measure of how long it takes your blood to clot. When you start taking warfarin, you may be given a yellow booklet about anticoagulants, which explains your treatment. INTERACTIONS WITH WARFARIN Medicines Warfarin can interact with many other medicines, herbal medicines and supplements. Always ask your pharmacist, GP or staff at your anticoagulant clinic before you take them as they may interact with your warfarin. Also visit https://bnf.nice.org.uk/interaction/warfarin.html to check medication interactions. Foods and drink Foods containing large amounts of vitamin K include: • Green leafy vegetables, such as broccoli and spinach • Vegetable oils • Cereal grains • Small amounts of vitamin K can also be found in meat and dairy foods. When your first dose of warfarin is prescribed, it doesn't matter how much vitamin K you're eating because the dosage will be based on your current blood clotting levels. However, if you make significant changes to your diet, such as increasing your vitamin K intake or cutting out foods that contain vitamin K, it could interfere with how warfarin works. Consult the healthcare professional responsible for your care before making any significant changes to your diet while taking warfarin. Why you should avoid cranberry juice whilst taking warfarin is in the link lower down. Alcohol Getting drunk or binge drinking is dangerous while taking warfarin. It may increase the effect of the drug, increasing the risk of bleeding. See links below for more information. SIDE EFFECTS , WHEN TO SEEK MEDICAL ATTENTION & MORE INFORMATION: Visit the following links, https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/warfarin/ https://patient.info/medicine/warfarin-an-anticoagulant ONLINE YELLOW BOOK LINK: http://www.npsa.nhs.uk/EasySiteWeb/GatewayLink.aspx?alId=19112 Want to see more videos about everything health and pharmacy? Let me know in the comments below. Subscribe for new videos ▶https://www.youtube.com/c/AbrahamThePharmacist LET'S CONNECT: http://facebook.com/AbrahamThePharmacist http://instagram.com/AbrahamThePharmacist https://www.linkedin.com/in/AbrahamThePharmacist https://plus.google.com/u/4/109698449114086481589 https://twitter.com/AbrahamThePharm https://www.AbrahamThePharmacist.com https://www.youtube.com/c/AbrahamThePharmacist ABOUT ME: Prescribing Media Pharmacist | Bringing Science Through New Film Every Monday | Extreme Optimist I'm a British - Persian - Iranian prescribing media pharmacist who loves science, making videos and helping people. I work in both GP surgeries and community pharmacy. DISCLAIMER: This video is for information only and should not be used for the diagnosis or treatment of medical conditions. Abraham The Pharmacist has used all reasonable care in compiling the information but make no warranty as to its accuracy. Always consult a doctor or other healthcare professional for diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions.
Views: 1238 AbrahamThePharmacist
Blood thinners and the risk of bleeding
 
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In this video, i discuss the risk of bleeding in patients who take or may have to consider taking blood thinners for stroke prevention in Afib. I discuss an interesting study which showed that the risk of bleeding with Eliquis is no greater than with Aspirin https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1007432
Views: 1399 York Cardiology
Your diet and warfarin (Coumadin)
 
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Linda Hokansen, registered dietition at Cascade Medical, explains how foods rich in Vitamin K can interfere with anticoagulation drugs. The key is to keep your diet consistent.
Views: 4182 Cascade Medical
Blood thinner Warfarin linked to dementia
 
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Researchers from the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute have found a link between long-term use of blood thinner Warfarin and dementia. The drug is often prescribed to atrial fibrillation patients to reduce their risk of stroke. Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute electrophysiologist Jared Bunch, MD, talks with ABC 4's Nadia Crow about alternate methods of preventing blood clots.
Views: 1461 IntermtnMedCtr
Alcohol and Blood Thinning Medications / Jennifer Friend, ANP
 
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Alcohol intake can affect how the body metabolizes certain medications. Patients undergoing medication therapy should avoid drinking alcohol on a daily basis. Alcohol should be limited to no more than 1 to 2 servings of alcohol occasionally. The antiplatelet effect of alcohol increases the risk of major bleeding, even if the INR remains within the target range. In this video, Jennifer Friend, ANP, from Henrico Cardiology Associates, discusses the role alcohol can play in magnifying the effect of blood-thinning medications, commonly prescribed for heart problems. For more information, contact Henrico Cardiology Associates at 804-288-0134 or visit henricocardiology.com.
NOACs vs Coumadin (Warfarin) - Preventing Strokes, the #1 cause of disability
 
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ford brewer md mph . PrevMedHeartRisk.com Atrial Fib is the biggest rising cause of disability. High BP is a major cause of strokes as well, but we are managing BP better on a population basis. Anti-coagulants ( not antiplatelets) prevent stroke with a fib. Coumadin has been the big preventive until recently. But it has disadvantages: 35 days to effective levels, weekly blood test monitoring for effectiveness, and significant dietary restrictions re: Vitamin K. Samples include collard greens, spinach, kale, turnip greens, broccoli, and even blueberries, blackberries and tuna. The NOACs are now available. They are dabigatran ( Pradaxa), rivaroxaban (Xarelto), Apixaban ( Eliquis), and Edoxaban (Savaysa). NOAC advantages include: immediate effect, no weekly blood test requirement, fewer ( maybe no) food restrictions, and - most importantly - LESS BLEEDING THAN COUMADIN (including fewer hemorrhagic strokes). The only advantage for coumadin would be an immediate antidote ( Vit K). That's not much of an advantage compared to less bleeding in the first place. Also, Pradaxa already has an immediate antidote. And the other NOACS are scheduled to have immediate antidotes in less than a year. About Dr. Brewer - Ford Brewer is a physician that started as an Emergency Doctor. After seeing too many patients coming in dead from early heart attacks, he went to Johns Hopkins to learn Preventive Medicine. He went on the run the post-graduate training program (residency) in Preventive Medicine at Hopkins. From there, he made a career of practicing and managing preventive medicine and primary care clinics. His later role in this area was Chief Medical Officer for Premise, which has over 500 primary care/ prevention clinics. He was also the Chief Medical Officer for MDLIVE, the second largest telemedicine company. More recently, he founded PrevMed, a heart attack, stroke, and diabetes prevention clinic. At PrevMed, we focus on heart attack and stroke and Type 2 diabetes prevention by reducing or eliminating risk through attentive care and state-of-the-art genetic testing, imaging, labs and telemedicine options. We serve patients who have already experienced an event as well as those have not developed a diagnosis or event. Our team of senior clinicians includes internationally recognized leaders in the research and treatment of cardiovascular disease, preventive medicine and wellness. We also provide preventive medicine by telemedicine technology to over 30 states. Contact Dr. Brewer at info@prevmedheartrisk.com or visit http://prevmedheartrisk.com.
Views: 199 Ford Brewer
Pentagon Nursing Review Michael Jimenez Pharmacology Anticoagulant Heparin Coumadin Bleeding
 
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http://www.pentagonreviewcenter.com Pharmacology has been my subject of interest when I taught in Far Eastern University 5 years ago. Cleaning up my computer, I chanced upon some old powerpoint presentations on the topic--then I updated some a bit---and now, I'm sharing these for those who are reviewing for their examinations and want a simplified approach---short study time, but long retention period---which is my advocacy in the subject which I am most passionate about---teaching. "Memorize, before you analyze. How can you analyze something that you cannot even recall?" - Michael Jimenez Normal APTT 30-40 secs Phipps' Medical Surgical Nursing p.924
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Xarelto: Warfarin Alternative Linked to Serious Bleeding Complications
 
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Xarelto, a blood thinner and alternative to Warfarin, is prescribed to reduce the risk of serious blood clots or stroke. The FDA approved the drug in 2011 and more than 20 million prescriptions have been written in the United States alone, making Xarelto the number one prescribed blood thinner in its class. But the drug was released with one major potential flaw. While Warfarin can be counteracted with a dose of vitamin K, Xarelto was put on the market with no such antidote, making adverse effects potentially irreversible. Despite the alleged benefits of the drug, there are concerns regarding the drug’s safety. Xarelto has been linked to serious risks, including uncontrollable bleeding and gastrointestinal bleed. If you have questions or concerns about Xarelto or Xarelto Lawsuits call us today at 1-888-888-0612.
Views: 199 Attorney Group
Warfarin
 
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WARFARIN- anticoagulant IND - to prevent the formation of new blood clots and prevent existing blood clots from getting larger. -Mode of action of warfarin: Interferes with the synthesis of vitamin K-dependent clotting factors. HOW TO USE? -The strength and colour of the tablet 1 mg - Apo-Warfarin (brown), Coumadin (pink) 2 mg - Apo-Warfarin (lavender), Coumadin (purple) 3 mg - Orfarin (blue). 5 mg - Apo-Warfarin (peach), Coumadin (peach), Orfarin (pink). -Remind the patient not to remember the colour, remember the dose prescribed instead. The dosage and administration -Dose & duration based on indication and international normalised ratio (INR) target. -Must be taken at the same time every day. -If missed a dose for more than 8 hours, skip the dose and take the next dose (do not double the dose). -To inform healthcare professionals (dentist, surgeon, doctor, pharmacist) if patient is planning to get pregnant, tooth extraction, or when getting consultation for medication, supplement or herbal remedies. INR -To check how long it takes for your blood to clot. The higher your INR is, the longer it takes for your blood to clot. Target INR -The targeted INR is 2-3 except for stroke prophylaxis in patients with mechanical heart valves such as mitral valves (INR of 2.5-3.5). -Follow the scheduled blood test and the counselling appointment made to achieve targeted INR as suggested by the doctor. -Bring along anticoagulant booklet and all medications during the doctor/pharmacist appointment. Side effects of medication -Educate patient on symptoms of bleeding such as bruises of unknown cause, blood in urine/dark-coloured urine, black stools,gum bleeding or heavy menstrual bleeding. -Report to doctor and pharmacist if any sign or symptom of bleeding occurs. Drug-drug/food interactions -Consult doctor and pharmacist before starting, stopping or changing dose of any medication/supplement, irregardless ofwhether it is a prescription or over-the-counter medication including traditional medicines. -Monitor the intake of food which are rich in vitamin K such as green, leafy vegetables. Have consistent intake of vegetables and food with high content of high vitamin K. -Follow a balanced and consistent diet. -Review patient’s lifestyle such as alcohol consumption, smoking and stress. Advice to only consume small quantity of alcohol, -stop smoking and manage stress as these will affect the therapy. Pregnancy and breastfeeding -Advise women with childbearing age that warfarin can have adverse effects on fetal development (first trimester), therefore,need to inform doctor if planning to get pregnant. -Very little warfarin gets into the breast milk, therefore, it is safe to be taken if the mother is breastfeeding. Thank You.
Views: 10043 thomas Tan
Eliquis
 
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The blood thinning medication Eliquis has been linked to uncontrolled bleeding events, but with no antidote. Learn about what severe side effects are possible, and what steps to take if your doctor has recommended that you take Eliquis. For more information, visit our website at http://www.lawmed.com/. And don't forget to watch our other videos at http://www.youtube.com/hensonfuerst/. (Principal office of Henson & Fuerst, PA: 2501 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh, NC 27607) I’m David Henson, a partner with HensonFuerst Attorneys. I want to talk with you today about one of the newest blood thinning medications, Eliquis, which is being marketed as an alternative to warfarin (or Coumadin), which has been around for decades. However, warnings about Eliquis are similar to those made against two other blood thinning medications: Xarelto, and Pradaxa, which recently announced a $650 million dollar settlement for patients who were injured by that medication. First, a little background: Eliquis can be prescribed for a number of conditions, but the most common is to reduce the risk of blood clot injuries, such as stroke, deep vein thrombosis (DVT), or pulmonary embolism (PE). In particular, it has been given to patients with Atrial Fibrillation, and those who are recovering after knee and hip replacement surgery. The problem is that Eliquis has been linked to serious internal bleeding, which could lead to injury or death. And once bleeding starts, there is no antidote—no way to stop the bleeding. So, what does this mean for you? If a doctor offers to prescribe Eliquis, or if you are currently taking the medication, ask about these reports of serious bleeding, how the increased risk may affect you, and whether Eliquis is, indeed, the best option for you. In addition, I would also ask if there are other options available that will help you, WITHOUT the risk of uncontrollable bleeding. If you believe that taking Eliquis has led to gastrointestinal bleeding, hemorrhagic shock, bleeding on the brain, severe bleeding requiring a hospital stay, or death…for you or a loved one, call HensonFuerst Attorneys for important information about your rights. You may be able to collect compensation for the injury or death caused by Eliquis. One final piece of free legal advice: DO NOT contact the manufacturers—including Bristol-Myers Squibb, or Pfizer…and DO NOT SIGN ANY RELEASES OF YOUR MEDICAL RECORDS to any company before you talk with a lawyer. Let a lawyer handle everything. Big corporations look out for their own financial interests, not the interests of people who may have been harmed. If you have questions regarding your legal rights, then give me a call at 1-800-4-LAWMED. Or, visit our website at lawmed.com for more information. Life Doesn’t Wait…get help today. Call HensonFuerst.
Views: 6073 Henson Fuerst
Ask The Herbalist:  Coumadin
 
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Coumadin side effects
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Natural 'Blood thinners' for Afib
 
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This video is about Natural 'Blood thinners' for Afib. In this video, i talk about some natural blood thinners like Garlic, Ginger, Nattokwinase, Hawthorn, Motherwort etc and why i would not recommend them as an alternative to warfarin or the NOACs in patients with Afib
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Eliquis ad: "...can cause serious and in rare cases fatal bleeding"
 
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Warfarin is a 1950s blood-thinner and is on the World Health Organization's (WHO) list of essential medicines: http://www.who.int/medicines/publications/essentialmedicines/EML2015_8-May-15.pdf?ua=1 Drug industry looking for replacement drugs, which have shown to be much more harmful to patients. This commercial for Eliquis literally mentions death as a side effect: ""Eliquis can cause serious and in rare cases fatal bleeding" The new drugs are: Eliquis (apixaban), Xarelto (rivaroxaban), Pradaxa (dabigatran) and Savaysa (edoxaban) "At least 8,000 deaths have been linked to three of the new anticoagulant drugs since 2010, compared with about 700 for warfarin."[2015] [Data for Savaysa (edoxaban) not yet available] Source: https://www.minnpost.com/second-opinion/2015/08/newest-blood-thinning-drugs-are-subject-troubling-depth-series-their-safety For example, Elizuis (Apixaban) side effects: "Rare Blood in the eyes blood in the urine bloody or black, tarry stools bruising or purple areas on the skin confusion constipation coughing up blood decreased alertness difficulty swallowing dizziness fainting fast heartbeat headache hives, itching, skin rash joint pain or swelling nausea and vomiting nosebleeds puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue redness of the eye severe stomach pain shortness of breath tightness in the chest unusual tiredness or weakness vomiting of blood or material that looks like coffee grounds" Source: https://www.drugs.com/sfx/eliquis-side-effects.html
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Blood Thinner Side Effects
 
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Causes And Cure of Blood Thinning
 
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Views: 5229 Health Tips in Urdu
Coumadin Lowers the Chances of Blood Clots in the Body - Overview
 
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http://www.rxwiki.com/coumadin https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLXxn_pCvHVm6N7v1BzNqFYiJYYwRKymPQ Coumadin, the brand-name form of warfarin, is a prescription medication used to lower the chances of blood clots forming in your body due to various causes. Coumadin belongs to a group of drugs called anticoagulants or "blood thinners.” These help prevent blood clots from forming by decreasing the formation of substances in the blood known as clotting factors. This medication comes in tablet form taken once a day, with or without food. It is also available in an injectable form to be infused into a vein by a healthcare provider at a hospital or other medical facility. Common side effects of Coumadin are nausea, vomiting, and an altered sense of taste. Seek medical attention if you experience bruising or bleeding.
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Vital: Which foods should you avoid if you are taking warfarin  (12.4.2013)
 
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Andrea will explain that it is a blood thinning medicine that people take after suffering with a stroke, or people that have blood clotting problems, that are at risk of a stroke.
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Preventing Strokes: Aspirin, Plavix, Coumadin, Pradaxa, or What?
 
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A large clinical trial testing the effects of aspirin and Plavix to prevent small strokes was stopped because there was no added benefit by combining these drugs and the risk of bleeding was too high. This information was presented at the 2012 American Stroke Association meeting in February of 2012. A second abstract presented at the same conference showed that Coumadin and aspirin were equally effective in preventing deaths and strokes in patients with congestive heart failure. All of the drugs used to anticoagulate people in mainstream medicine, which includes, aspirin, Plavix, Coumadin, and Pradaxa are associated with potentially life-threatening bleeding. Coumadin also has the effect of causing osteoporosis and accelerating arteriosclerosis after just 2 years of treatment. Nutritional medicine offers several options that include fish oil, nattokinase, lumbrokinase, and ginkgo biloba, but they have been alll but ignored by MDs because there's not sufficient research to compare the effects of mainstream drugs to these nutrients. These studies should be done the by NIH! For more information please visit www.doctorsaputo.com
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Blood Thinner / Anticoagulation with Coumadin / Warfarin
 
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Dr. Greg Hall explains the basics of treatment with Coumadin / Warfarin as a blood thinner medication. If you are on Coumadin / Jantoven / Marevan / Lawarin / Waran, or Warfant (which are all brand names for Warfarin), watch this brief overview of the goals of anticoagulation, or "blood thinners" as well as the risks and benefits.
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Can blood thinners cause bleeding? Are they safe?
 
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Learn more about VTE blood clots at http://www.YouAndBloodClots.com Blood thinners are lifesaving medications because they can treat or prevent VTE blood clots. The biggest safety concern for anyone taking a blood thinner is the risk of bleeding, which Dr Sandra Adams explains in detail in this video. This risk may be slightly lower with the newer agents than for warfarin. If you are taking blood thinners, you should be very careful to avoid hurting yourself. When taking blood thinners, your body may need help to stop the bleeding. Be sure to discuss the benefits and risks of blood thinners with your health care professional.
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Coumadin Brain Hemorrhage
 
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CT head in a patient with brain hemorrhage secondary to coumadin.
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Rivaroxaban, Warfarin and Intracranial Bleed Risk
 
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Compared with warfarin, the new-generation anticoagulant rivaroxaban was associated with a 40% lower risk of intracranial hemorrhage in patients with atrial fibrillation who were taking the agents to prevent stroke. See the related story at http://tinyurl.com/6nvc37q
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Top NCLEX Meds Tips for Coumadin / Warfarin
 
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Get the Top Meds on NCLEX RN nursing exam. http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00EMLFF0S/ref=rdr_kindle_ext_tmb www.nclexpreceptor.com Get NCLEX and Nursing tips @ https://www.facebook.com/nclex.preceptor and http://www.pinterest.com/nclexp/ Author is Registered Nurse Jonathan Small @ www.nclexpreceptor.com Description and Brand Names Drug information provided by: Micromedex US Brand Name Coumadin Jantoven Descriptions Warfarin is an anticoagulant. It is used to decrease the clotting ability of the blood and to help prevent harmful clots from forming in the blood vessels. It is often used to prevent or treat deep venous thrombosis, a condition in which harmful blood clots form in the blood vessels of the legs. These blood clots can travel to the lungs and cause a condition called pulmonary embolism. Warfarin is also used to prevent or treat blood clots that are caused by certain heart conditions or open-heart surgery. It may be used after a heart attack to prevent blood clots from forming. Although it will not dissolve blood clots that have already formed, warfarin may keep the clots from becoming larger and causing more serious problems. This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription. This product is available in the following dosage forms: Tablet NCLEX Nursing Precautions Drug information provided by: Micromedex It is very important that your doctor check your progress at regular visits to see if the medicine is working properly. Blood tests, such as INR, are needed to check for proper dosage and unwanted side effects. Be sure to keep all appointments. Using this medicine while you are pregnant can harm your unborn baby. Use an effective form of birth control to keep from getting pregnant. If you think you have become pregnant while using the medicine, tell your doctor right away. Do not stop taking any of your medicines or start any new prescription or over-the-counter (OTC) medicines unless they have been discussed with your doctor. Keep a list of your medicines with you at all times. This includes prescription medicines, nonprescription (over-the-counter [OTC]) medicines, and herbal or vitamin supplements. Do not take other medicines that also contain warfarin. Using too much warfarin may cause serious bleeding problems. Make sure any doctor or dentist who treats you knows that you are using this medicine. You may need to stop using this medicine several days before having surgery or medical tests. Check with your doctor immediately if you start to have diarrhea, fever, or any signs of infection. This medicine may cause skin necrosis or gangrene. Call your doctor right away if you have a pain, color change, or temperature change to any area of your body. Also, call your doctor right away if you have a pain in your toes and they look purple or dark in color. These could be signs of a serious medical problem. This medicine may increase your chance of bleeding. Check with your doctor right away if you notice any unusual bleeding or bruising; black, tarry stools; blood in the urine or stools; or pinpoint red spots on your skin. Avoid picking your nose. If you need to blow your nose, blow it gently. Be careful when using a regular toothbrush, dental floss, or toothpick. Your medical doctor, dentist, or nurse may recommend other ways to clean your teeth and gums. Check with your medical doctor before having any dental work done. Be careful not to cut yourself when you are using sharp objects, such as a safety razor or fingernail or toenail cutters. Avoid contact sports or other situations where bruising or injury could occur. It is recommended that you carry identification that says you are using warfarin. If you have any questions about what kind of identification to carry, check with your doctor.
Views: 1857 Jonathan Small
Heart Minute | Bleeding Risk of ASA, Warfarin, & Clopidogrel in AF
 
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Dr. Peter Block summarizes an article on the bleeding risk of ASA, Warfarin, & Clopidogrel in AF. Citation: Arch Intern Med. 2010;170(16):1433-41.
NCLEX Question: Helping Patients Understand Coumadin
 
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EmpoweRN.com This is a video nursing exam or NCLEX style question going over the medication coumadin. I have placed this video in the format that helped me pass nursing school with honors and the NCLEX examination on the first attempt in 75 questions. I know it may seem unreasonably long… but it is not. Take your time, follow the instructions and read each word slowly. Lets get started ;) Title: NCLEX Question: Helping Patients Understand Coumadin A client has been discharged after hospitalization due to pulmonary embolism. In his home discharge order, the client has to remain on warfarin (Coumadin) for up to 6 months. Which of the following statement best describes the purpose of these order? A. To minimize the growth of new or existing thrombi. B. To reduce the size continually of the pulmonary embolism. C. To break up the existing pulmonary embolism until it’s totally gone D. To shrink existing emboli Correct Answer: A – warfarin (Coumadin) minimizes the growth of new or existing thrombi. Warfarin does not reduce the size or break up pulmonary emboli. For more questions & for the main video visit here: http://wp.me/s4CVjD-coumadin Warfarin aka Coumadin is the most used oral anticoagulant in the world and has been used for more than 50 years for therapy in prevention of thrombus formation and subsequent thromboembolic events. Anticoagulants are blood thinners which prevent formation of blood clots as well as prevent existent blood clots from increasing in size. Blood clots can hinder blood circulation and lead to serious medical conditions, like stroke, heart attack and pulmonary embolism. Thus warfarin is helpful in treating and preventing vein and artery blockage, stroke and heart attack. Mechanism of Action Warfarin slows down the formation of blood clots within 24 hours, but the complete effect takes place between 72 to 96 hours after taking the medication. Blood clot formation is a complicated process which requires certain compounds known as coagulating factors to be present. These coagulating factors are produced by the liver. In the presence of sufficient vitamin K. Warfarin acts by inhibiting the presence of vitamin K and this inhibits the formation of coagulating factors. Substances that require vitamin K for their formation are: the anticoagulant proteins C and S and factors II, VII, IX, and X. Therefore, medications like warfarin block coagulating factors and disturb the process of clot formation. Thus slowing down blood clot formation. In the case of blood clots that are already formed, warfarin stops the clot from getting bigger. It also prevents breakage of the clot which can be otherwise dangerous if it travels in the bloodstream and blocks blood vessels. Warfarin cannot destroy or dissolve a blood clot that is already there. But the blood clot itself may slowly dissolve with time. Nor can Warfarin reverse ischemic tissue damage either, but, may help avoid secondary thromboembolic complications that can be dangerous and even fatal.
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Anticoagulation and thrombolysis | Health & Medicine | Khan Academy
 
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Anticoagulation is the process that prevents clots from forming. Thrombolysis is the process of breaking down clots after they’ve been formed. Learn how the antithrombin III interacts with heparin-like molecules and how plasmin breaks down fibrin. Created by Gricelda Gomez. Watch the next lesson: https://www.khanacademy.org/science/health-and-medicine/hematologic-system-diseases-2/anemia/v/rn-anemia?utm_source=YT&utm_medium=Desc&utm_campaign=healthandmedicine Missed the previous lesson? https://www.khanacademy.org/science/health-and-medicine/advanced-hematologic-system/bleeding-and-impaired-hemostasis/v/secondary-hemostasis?utm_source=YT&utm_medium=Desc&utm_campaign=healthandmedicine Health & Medicine on Khan Academy: No organ quite symbolizes love like the heart. One reason may be that your heart helps you live, by moving ~5 liters (1.3 gallons) of blood through almost 100,000 kilometers (62,000 miles) of blood vessels every single minute! It has to do this all day, everyday, without ever taking a vacation! Now that is true love. Learn about how the heart works, how blood flows through the heart, where the blood goes after it leaves the heart, and what your heart is doing when it makes the sound “Lub Dub.” About Khan Academy: Khan Academy is a nonprofit with a mission to provide a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere. We believe learners of all ages should have unlimited access to free educational content they can master at their own pace. We use intelligent software, deep data analytics and intuitive user interfaces to help students and teachers around the world. Our resources cover preschool through early college education, including math, biology, chemistry, physics, economics, finance, history, grammar and more. We offer free personalized SAT test prep in partnership with the test developer, the College Board. Khan Academy has been translated into dozens of languages, and 100 million people use our platform worldwide every year. For more information, visit www.khanacademy.org, join us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter at @khanacademy. And remember, you can learn anything. For free. For everyone. Forever. #YouCanLearnAnything Subscribe to Khan Academy’s Health & Medicine channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1RAowgA3q8Gl7exSWJuDEw?sub_confirmation=1 Subscribe to Khan Academy: https://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=khanacademy
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How to Stop Unruly Blood Clots Without Risky Meds
 
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Chemist explains what causes blood clots and how to avoid them, naturally. Learn more tricks for living young with 4 FREE reports at www.thepeopleschemist.com
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Warfarin versus the NOACs for the treatment of atrial fibrillation
 
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3% of the population suffers from AF. Most such patients need blood thinning medication. Usually such patients are prescribed warfarin but now there are alternative agents termed the NOACS (Novel oral anticoagulants). There is still a reluctance to prescribe such agents based on lack of knowledge and high perceived costs. In this video, i give an honest account of use of NOACs in the management of AF
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VIDEO: Natural Alternatives to Coumadin | drsinatra.com
 
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http://www.drsinatra.com/should-you-take-blood-thinning-drugs?key=243983&utm_campaign=youtube&utm_source=content_vid&utm_medium=vid_desc_text_link&utm_content=video-41925-safe alternative to coumadin-vid_desc_text_link Is there a safe, natural alternative to Coumadin? Unfortunately, says Dr. Stephen Sinatra, if you've been prescribed this drug, you will have to remain on it.
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Warfarin and INR
 
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Vitamin K, Rat Poison & Strokes (Dr. Berg)
 
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Find Your Body Type: http://bit.ly/BodyTypeQuiz Dr. Berg discusses the connection with rat poisoning, vitamin K and strokes. In this video, Dr. Berg explains why a certain medication that a lot of people are taking to block vitamin K and what else is possible for these patients. Dr. Eric Berg DC Bio: Dr. Berg, 50 years of age is a chiropractor who specializes in weight loss through nutritional and natural methods. His private practice is located in Alexandria, Virginia. His clients include senior officials in the U.S. government and the Justice Department, ambassadors, medical doctors, high-level executives of prominent corporations, scientists, engineers, professors, and other clients from all walks of life. He is the author of The 7 Principles of Fat Burning, published by KB Publishing in January 2011. Dr. Berg trains chiropractors, physicians and allied healthcare practitioners in his methods, and to date he has trained over 2,500 healthcare professionals. He has been an active member of the Endocrinology Society, and has worked as a past part-time adjunct professor at Howard University. DR. BERG'S VIDEO BLOG: http://www.drberg.com/blog FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/DrEricBergDC TWITTER: http://twitter.com/DrBergDC YOUTUBE: https://www.youtube.com/user/drericbe... ABOUT DR. BERG: http://www.drberg.com/dr-eric-berg/bio DR. BERG'S SEMINARS: http://www.drberg.com/seminars DR. BERG'S STORY: http://www.drberg.com/dr-eric-berg/story DR. BERG'S CLINIC: https://www.drberg.com/dr-eric-berg/c... DR. BERG'S HEALTH COACHING TRAINING: http://www.drberg.com/weight-loss-coach DR. BERG'S SHOP: http://shop.drberg.com/ DR. BERG'S REVIEWS: http://www.drberg.com/reviews The Health & Wellness Center 4709 D Pinecrest Office Park Drive Alexandria, VA 22312 703-354-7336 Disclaimer: Dr. Berg does not diagnose, treat or prevent any medical conditions; instead he helps people create their health to avoid health problems. He works with their physicians, which regular their medication. This video is not designed to and does not provide medical advice, professional diagnosis, opinion, treatment or services to you or to any other individual. Through my videos, blog posts, website information, I give suggestions for you and your doctor to research and provide general information for educational purposes only. The information provided in this video or site, or through linkages to other sites, is not a substitute for medical or professional care, and you should not use the information in place of a visit, call consultation or the advice of your physician or other healthcare provider. The Health & Wellness and Dr. Eric Berg, D.C. are not liable or responsible for any advice, course of treatment, diagnosis or any other information, services or product you obtain through this video or site.
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Do blood thinners have any side effects during Pregnancy? - Dr. Mangala Devi KR
 
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Like all drugs even blood thinners have a few side effects. However these side effects re due to prolonged use, used without proper monitoring, so what are the side effects? These side effects are usually due to bleeding at various sites. So there may be bleeding form the gums, bleeding form the teeth or even bleeding in the stools or vomitus or bleeding even during passing urine. Sometimes very rarely there may be bleed at the placental site. Hoverer this is very rare. Apart from this some of the not so common side effects include osteoporosis or increased bone loss or also hair loss or in some cases there may be also birth effects with the use of warfarin. But this is again with warfarin which tend to cross the placental barrier. But drugs like heparin or low molecular weight heparin are injectable or not cross the blood placental barrier and thereby their side effects are almost negligible on the fetus. Apart from this you may also have some local allergic reactions or even skin necrosis or skin discolouration. So it is every important that these side effects are made as minimal as possible. So these can be done by the following measures, one we use PTT or Prothrombin time or the APTT. These are certain blood tests that can be used to monitor the blood coagulation during the pregnancy and thereby we can prevent the bleeding complications. Apart from that it is also important that the doctor choses the right blood thinner for the right patients and it is also important that the patient is aware of the side effects and report immediately. At the most we may have to stop the blood thinner and start the antidote.