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This is neat...my husband was trying to creat such a system for me using Al's chart as a guide. But of course, he did not have the time yet. Will show him this. Thanks for sharing, Ross.
Question: What day should I put at the top? Day 1 or day 6?
Aortic & Mitral valves replaced with St. Jude Mechanical valves @ age 57 on 9/2/08
INR home tester/Coagucheck
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Don't use both parts. Either your just starting or your continuing. All you need fill in is either the total weekly amount your taking or the daily amount your taking and check the appropriate box and set what your current INR is and calculate.
This calculator just take the guidelines (such as I've always used from this site http://www.aafp.org/afp/990201ap/635.html) and uses it as the basis for it's calculations. I've found it helpful. Not as much brain work.
seems very close to my dose. Given I don't know my factors for VKORC1 or CYP2C9 genotype I tried a few options and found my does in the middle of the various ranges generated by the various settings for these.