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Coumadin vs. Effient for Blood Clots

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Coumadin

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/ 65,226 posts
Other Names: Warfarin   Jantoven   Warfin   Marevan

Effient

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/ 1,036 posts
Other Names: Prasugrel
Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 65,226 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Warfarin (also known under the brand names Coumadin, Jantoven, Marevan, Lawarin, Waran, and Warfant) is an anticoagulant. It is most likely to be the drug popularly referred to as a "blood thinner," yet this is a misno... Read more on Wikipedia
Prasugrel (marketing name Effient in the US, Efient in the EU and Prasita in India) is a novel platelet inhibitor developed by Daiichi Sankyo Co. and produced by Ube Industries and currently marketed in the United States in cooperation ... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Lillian
March 20, 2014
Lillian wrote
Coumadin is a nigthmare
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By mike
September 21, 2013
mike wrote
marivan v coumadin
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What patients are saying about Coumadin vs. Effient

17 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
stents? My husband had been on coumadin for 2 years for AF....
Is it normal to go off of effient after the first year ...My husband had been on coumadin for 2 years for ...1 year and the dr. said he could stop the effient in 2 months. Is...
at 62%. Now, I am taking Effient; which I am told if the...
...on Plavix after having 4 stents; 18 months later had 4 more stents; then I had a heart attack. They took ...I am taking Effient; which I am told if the Effient does not ...take...What about ...
am on effient and asprin already.. Now the coumadin. No...
...effient and asprin already.. Now the coumadin. No more...
and since he is on Effient already she isn't sure adding...
...doctor claimed there has been some case study that show low levels of this protien are associated with CAD. She said the only thing they would recommend would be Coumadin and since he is on Effient...
with Plavix, Coumadin,...Effient....you name it, or if you...
...matter if you do a 2hr bypass run on a pt with Plavix, Coumadin,...Effient....you name it, or if you do a 6 hr bypass run on an...
(Plavix and Effient) or blood thinners (Coumadin, Pradaxa)...
...for most people but I prefer OTC naproxen or ibuprofen used judiciously. ...including antiplatlet drugs (Plavix and Effient) or blood thinners (Coumadin, Pradaxa) should probably avoid nonsteroi...
is the case with Effient but I know that Coumadin takes...
...this is the case with Effient but I know that Coumadin takes about ten days to ...so it's safer to use Lovenox. I can't see why ...that couldn't be fixed with Coumadin--and I've only had ...
what you can tolerate. Effient and Plavix are both very...
...Most people can take a baby aspirin every other day ...you can tolerate. Effient and Plavix are ...market which compete with Coumadin for embolic protection but could potentially work in a...
start him on warfarin (coumadin)!!! Low protein S is a...
Thank God she didn't start him on warfarin (coumadin)!!! Low protein S is a Vitamin K deficiency, Coumadin is a Vitamin K antagonist ...being held low. Thank you effient! If both the A1298C and...
MI that I was on the Coumadin because of my heart stent....
...to risk taking them. My wound & device check is scheduled for Wed. the 15th. I'm looking forward to having the Steri-strips removed. I've been comfortable going out with my husband to run ...
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