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I have a dvt in the left leg, i am on warafin. My inr level is 1.5, i have been off lovenox for 5 days, should I be concerned. Garland Butler
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Health Professional: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor (MD) replied 8 years ago
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Greetings.

A desirable level of the INR level is 2 to 2.5. So, you should ask your physician to increase the dose of Warfarin.

Please feel free for your follow up questions.

Dr. Arun

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Customer reply replied 8 years ago

After taking 10 mg of warafin for three days ending Sunday, I have been taking 5mg since then. This is why I want to know if this is somthing I should be really concerned because my Dr. will not return my calls to inform what I should do.

Health Professional: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor (MD) replied 8 years ago

Hello,

You will need to go to get to ER or urgent care clinic (walk in clinic) to get your doses increased. Meanwhile you may resume 10 mg dose.

It is pleasure and privilege assisting you.

Dr. Arun

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