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Coumadin vs. Pletal for Blood Clots

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Other Names: Warfarin   Jantoven   Warfin   Marevan

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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
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By erika buford
October 13, 2014
erika buford wrote
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By TATAP
September 8, 2014
TATAP wrote
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the post cut me off. didn't know there was a space limit. lol anyways, less man made drugs and more natural cures are better. and they are out there. Docs don't tell a lot because the pharma companies pay their wage and they have to endorse them. Look up the 2 that I mentioned and you'll be amazed. Once your blood gets thinner naturally, you will be able to lower your warfarin dose. Good luck with everything :)
carrie  |  October 1, 2014
I cant give medical advice as I am not a doctor, but if you are trying to thin your blood more without taking a higher dose of warfarin or enduring other procedures, there are many safe and natural products out there that you could take in conjunction with warfarin. One is aged garlic extract, and it has MANY other health benefits. Also omega 3 fish oils. Keep in mind that taking anything that will naturally thin the blood will also require your Coumadin dose to be adjusted, but that's a good t
carrie  |  October 1, 2014
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By Diane Short
May 15, 2014
Diane Short wrote
Coumadin and Cherry juice
con't of first message...... Long term use of warfarin has negative side effects. If you can help thin your blood naturally and lower your warfarin dose then do it. The second thing is that you can safely use other natural methods as long as you take the same amount everyday and your warfarin dose will be adjusted.Please look into it. I do it. I use aged garlic extract and omega 3 fish oils. My warfarin was lowered from 6 mg to 3.5. so far. Try to talk to a doc. that practices integrative medic
carrie  |  October 1, 2014
Diane ad Joe. I read your posts and wanted to let you know 2 things. First....PLEASE don't stop taking your natural products because of the warfarin. We need to be able to help ourselves naturally. If the cherry juice was helping as a sleep aide an for your arthritic hip, KEEP TAKING IT!
carrie  |  October 1, 2014
Have been on coumadin since 2002 and YES, cherry juice will move your numbers. I was consuming approx 6-8 tablespoons a day mixed with water as an anti-inflammatory agent for an arthritic hip. Had to stop due to the instability it created in my coumadin therapy.
joe m  |  September 17, 2014
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By Doug
April 26, 2014
Doug wrote
Coumadin/hematoma
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By Lillian
March 20, 2014
Lillian wrote
Coumadin is a nigthmare
Lillian, look into the many NATURAL ways to thin your blood without medication. You should be able to lower your Coumadin dose or even go off of it. There are many natural choices out there. Look them up, and don't let a doctor tell you that you can't. Try to find a doctor that practices "integrative medicine". You deserve to get your life back ad live naturally. Medical doctors endorse the pharmaceutical companies, so find one that practices homeopathic or natural medicine. Good Luck :)
carrie  |  October 1, 2014
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By mike
September 21, 2013
mike wrote
marivan v coumadin
Avoid eating foods that contains potassium and nitrates bec these thiccken the blood. avoid eating salty foods bec salt retains water in our body that make our heart hard to pump more blood in and out of the heart. Salt makes the heart weaker.
August 31, 2014
Now . I have had aortic and mitral valves replaced. I don't eat foods that make my INR raise to a level of more than 3. My range should be bet. 2.5 to3. Green leafy veg. And beer. Wine and liquor will lower the INR that will make the blood thicker. Avoid these foods and drinks.
Bernie  |  August 31, 2014
Hi Mike. I'm from the Philippines but I live in California . I have had my surgery in 2010 valves (metallic) replacement I'm taking warfarin 2mg a day. Lisonopril metoprolol simbastatin and and baby aspirin 81 mg. I do have blood check every 3 weeks. Sometimes my INR are so low that I need to increase my Coumadin .at present it's so high that I need to lower my Coumadin. It's really hard to be in this situation because of high cause of medicine, doctors and nurse that I pay. This for life no
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