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Enoxaparin vs. Warfarin for Blood Clots

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Enoxaparin

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Other Names: Lovenox   Clexane

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Other Names: Coumadin   Jantoven   Marevan   Warfin
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Enoxaparin is a low molecular weight heparin marketed under the trade names Lovenox and Clexane, among others. It is an anticoagulant used to prevent and treat deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism, and is given as a subcutaneous injecti... Read more on Wikipedia
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 chrissy
July 16, 2014
chrissy wrote
warfarin
have a blood clot in my right arm due to having to have a pick line added while in hospital....
chrissy  |  July 16, 2014
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By Debs
June 28, 2014
Debs wrote
HRT and Warfarin
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By Felix
March 2, 2014
Felix wrote
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MOSES LAW FIRM  |  July 17, 2014
Me too but just in the foot of the DVT leg
Brian S  |  May 31, 2014
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By jim sandrin
February 25, 2014
jim sandrin wrote
Does coumadin cause body temp to drop or feel cool?
Damn thing didn't let me finish...sorry about typos also. I had the gene mutation which causes blood clots. But since taking coumadin I have stopped all other medication...I no longer need nurofen for migraines as I don't get migraines or tension headaches because the blood flows freely through my system. I also don't take pain medication because my body is flowing and I don't get back pain because I am not stuck at home in bed with migraines which means I can go out in the sunlight and not get
Emily  |  July 20, 2014
I am 31yo and still on Coumadin and I always wonder how I evet survived playing in the snow in shorts or minus 40 degrees playing in the snow in a jacket I wore outside when it was over 15 degrees. But it's the Coumadin...I can't go outside at night because I don't want to have another shower to get me warm again...I joke and say I have hyperthermia, I just get too cold. I've had cold hands and feet all my life but when I turned 26yo and went on warfarin for lupus anticoagulant promthrombin gen
Emily  |  July 20, 2014
I was really cold when I first started taking it but that has gone away been taking for about a month and a half.
July 16, 2014
Yes, the thinned blood will feel cold and hot temperature changes.
J. Moore  |  July 5, 2014
it causes you not to be able to get warm sometimes
Kai  |  June 12, 2014
Yep... it thins the blood!... get a new doctor!
bailmail  |  April 10, 2014
Yes! I have been taking coumadin for almost 16 years now. I have noticed how much colder I am that other people who are not taking the medication while in the same conditions. It is a frustrating side effect of the medication in my opinion.
Veronica  |  March 11, 2014
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By Burwell Elston
December 3, 2013
Burwell Elston wrote
Shortness of breath
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By Judtih Watson
December 2, 2013
Judtih Watson wrote
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Judith, I am 69 and only got this irregular heartbeat after a prolonged chest infection and collaped lung last October which was not diagnosed early enough. Since then I have had a phlegmy cough after I have eaten, mostly in the evening, and shortness of breath and chest infections for several months. I find it difficult to get to sleep and don't go to bed until about 1 a.m. Taking about 10mg of Warfarin every evening, but having trouble getting my INR to 2.5 that they want it to be. Have be
Aretha  |  July 21, 2014
Hi Judith
I seem to be having the same issues as you are but didnt think it was due to taking the warfarin! i 2 have issues with UTI,s shortness of breath and regular bladder and lung infections l am at present taking 2 kinds of antibiotics for these infections unfortunately it seems to be every 2 weeks l need another prescription. My sleep pattern is awful i didnt sleep at all last night therefore feel really unwell today. I do have some sleeping tablets buy my doctor is reluctant to prescrib
lesley mcinulty  |  February 6, 2014
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By belme1201
November 19, 2013
belme1201 wrote
Coumadin (warfarin) and the gout patient
I take warfarin and Allopurinol for gout. On my last flareup I used Celebrex and the pain dissipated in 48 hrs. FYI Allopurinol and Indomethacin are severely contra indicated for with Warfarin, whereas
Celebrex has a lesser level of contra indication. See Webmd.
Jake  |  July 2, 2014
I guess you never had gout pain like this. My quality of life has drop off the map. Even as I want to exercise I can't put any pressure on my foot. Before taken this crap I could walk blocks. Now just to move around the house I take 3 or more of Tylenol.
julian Liss  |  April 27, 2014
So far for me the gout pain has affected my quality of life to the point where I just want it to stop. One way or another. I went from walking to sitting all day cause of the pain.
Julian Liss  |  April 27, 2014
You'd rather have a stroke than the occasional pain of gout? The gout can be handled pretty easily ~ not so much the stroke!
not so much the stroke!  |  December 15, 2013
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What patients are saying about Enoxaparin vs. Warfarin

143 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
as Warfarin is not working for me. Is anyone else...
...to try Deltaparin as Warfarin is not working for me. Is anyone else on this medication? I was on enoxaparin before for 4 years which I was very happy with however the side effects were not good- bo...
, osteo arthritis. was on warfarin - now on enoxaparin for...
...history P.E. ,A.V.N. [ recient surgury ] R hip , osteo arthritis. was on warfarin - now on enoxaparin for 6 weeks --- QUESTION -- should i be testing my PT/INR if...
this time I have been on warfarin. Since 2008 I have been...
...been diagnosed as having APS. For most of this time I have been on warfarin. Since 2008 I have been on Enoxaparin (Lovenox). In 2008 I also suffered a stroke, presumably because the dose was...
aiming for) and I am on warfarin. I am going back to the...
...in lungs. In enoxaprin injections, warfarin. Worry? Sufficient? I found out ...my right lung. I am on enoxaparin injections (until my INR ...aiming for) and I am on warfarin. I am going back...
before they started you on warfarin/coumadin? i have a...
...used ALL the time pre- and post-op in high risk patients. definitely talk to your PCP and push your surgeon on this. there really is a lot less bleeding than you'd think in these surgeries... i t...
a year apart), I was on warfarin for ten months which I...
...Mary, I have had one pulmonary embolism (following extensive radiotherapy ...year apart), I was on warfarin for ten months which ...my first DVT I was put on Enoxaparin (Clexane) 150ml, w...
not an allergic reaction to warfarin. Has he been checked...
...PTS is not an allergic reaction to warfarin. Has he been checked ...allergy. If he has been off warfarin for about 18 days, ...even with enoxaparin and starting warfarin while someone has t...
deficiency and was put on enoxaparin injections at 16 weeks...
...my second son, i have protein s deficiency and was put on enoxaparin injections at 16 weeks ...still had the clots.I was put on warfarin soon after having the ...having a dvt on warfarin and ...
a year apart), I was on warfarin for ten months which I...
Hi Mary, I have had one pulmonary embolism (following extensive radiotherapy before ...year apart), I was on warfarin for ten months which ...my first DVT I was put on Enoxaparin (Clexane) 150...
I was given warfarin orally and heparin shots the...
...last fall I took Enoxaparin/heparin injections twice daily--8 ...same as someone not anticoagulated. Surgeon originally wanted me off warfarin for 5 day ...I was given warfarin orally and...
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