Tampa Medical Malpractice Attorney Explains How You Should be Monitored When Taking Coumadin

Patients who are on Coumadin have questions about how their blood should be monitored. Initially when you’re ramping up onto Coumadin your blood should be monitored by a laboratory test that the physician performs either in his office or at a laboratory facility to determine what your INR is. This should be done more than one time a week initially, it should be phased back to one time a week and then every other week and then once a month when you’re starting to get within your target range. Your physician should be monitoring your INR or international ratio.

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This video was provided by Betsey Herd, one of our Tampa Medical Malpractice Attorney

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