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What should INR be on Coumadin?

What should INR be on Coumadin?

An INR range of 2.0 to 3.0 is generally an effective therapeutic range for people taking warfarin for disorders such as atrial fibrillation or a blood clot in the leg or lung. In certain situations, such as having a mechanical heart valve, you might need a slightly higher INR.

What should the INR be if not on Coumadin?

If the INR is… lets say 1.2 and your on 2mg of Coumadin the Dr will increase it to.. let say 5mg. I thought the lower the number, the thinner the blood. Do I have this Backwords? How can the Dr. determin if you need Warfrin or not?…if you test postive for clotting factors. What is normal range for someone who is not on Coumadin?

Why does my mom take so much Coumadin?

My mom (age 81) has been on Coumadin for more than 10 years due to atrial fibrillation. She has a pacemaker and has had an oblation. The … read more

How often can you take warfarin for INR?

Warfarin is usually given once per day and the dose adjusted to put your INR in the target range. Bear in mind that taking too much warfarin can cause your INR to go too high at which point you might bleed from all kinds of places you don’t want …

Is it bad to take Coumadin and Cipro?

Grandma takes Coumadin and now was given Cipro PO 500 mg BID. Is cipro one of the bad antibiotics that is raising the INR? If so do we check INR … read more

What’s the INR range for Coumadin and warfarin?

This chart illustrates typical therapeutic INR levels, while using Coumadin (warfarin) therapy. An INR up to 10 is targeted in hyper-therapeutic situations, where any clotting at all absolutely must be avoided. . . 1. Coumadin, a.k.a. warfarin (generic)

My mom (age 81) has been on Coumadin for more than 10 years due to atrial fibrillation. She has a pacemaker and has had an oblation. The … read more

Grandma takes Coumadin and now was given Cipro PO 500 mg BID. Is cipro one of the bad antibiotics that is raising the INR? If so do we check INR … read more

What should my target INR be for coagulation?

Going Out of Range. If your target INR is 2.0-3.0, a reading of 1.8 is far more significant than a reading of 3.2, since you are much closer to coagulation (blood clot risk). Variations on the high end are far greater, and are to be expected.