24 patient evaluations for Warfarin

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Jul 8, 2010 (Started Aug 07, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pulmonary embolism)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for deep vein thrombosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Prevent blood clotting)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (bruising)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The one major downside of this drug is having to have your INR levels checked so frequently.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: bruising

Jun 28, 2010 (Started Aug 07, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pulmonary embolism)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for deep vein thrombosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Prevent blood clotting)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (bruising)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 7.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It is a very cumbersome drug to take as it requires frequent trips to the doctor for lab draws. Dosages are always changing, and sometimes they are so wacky that it's hard to keep track of what to take. (I'm taking 7.5mg, 10mg, 7.5mg, 10mg etc) I bruise a lot with it now.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: bruising

  • 1 helpful mark

Aug 28, 2008 (Started Aug 15, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 31, 2009 (Started Mar 31, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for blood clot)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (bruising)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 2.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Must monitor INR biweekly, watch for internal bleeding.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: bruising

  • 0 helpful marks

May 18, 2009 (Started Dec 01, 1999)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Just trying AFTER 10 years almost weekly sticks
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 4, 2009 (Started Jun 02, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Side effects
    Mild (bruising)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 7.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: follow your doctors advice. have levels checked as ordered they can change quick
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: bruising

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 3, 2009 (Started Jun 03, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for blood clot)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 7.5 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 22, 2009 (Started Feb 04, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 6 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The dosage changes and I stop it for 7 days anytime I am having aa back proceedure, Then I return to it second day after proceedure. Have to ge4t levels to even out then all fine. If you start bruising you probhably are high - to thin. It does not bother me to take it at all.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 21, 2009 (Started Jun 19, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for blood clot)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 2, 2010 (Started Aug 14, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for blood clot)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 8 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 19, 2010 (Started Oct 06, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for blood clot)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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