3 patient evaluations for Warfarin with a side effects rating of Moderate

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Mar 10, 2014 (Started Sep 05, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Prevent blood clotting)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pulmonary embolism)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (bruising)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: While using this medication be VERY careful what you do. Since you bruise so easy and we all know that the bruises hurt, just be careful what you do. You may think you are okay until you wake up the next morning with bruises you aren't sure where they came from. I always felt tired on this medication and lost my breath easy, since being off of it I have been able to do more. So be careful while taking this medication and ALWAYS get your INR checked like your suppose to. Having numbers to high will actually hurt you worse than anything.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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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

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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

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