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  • Online Coumadin Dosing Calculator

    http://www.pace-med-apps.com/CoumCalc.htm

  • #2
    Thanks for sharing. I tried it out and was pleased that the on-line calculator matched what my pump head brain (trained by Al's chart) would do.
    Faye J - Co-Arctation of Aorta Repair 1963 (age 18 mos) & AVR, Aortic Root Replacement, Ascending Aorta Replacement 2007 (age 46) ONX valve

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    • #3
      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?
      Eva

      Aortic & Mitral valves replaced with St. Jude Mechanical valves @ age 57 on 9/2/08

      INR home tester/Coagucheck

      Forum Rules: " .... medical opinions expressed in this forum are the personal opinions of individuals. No person should at any time
      act on the information contained herein without the express consent of your own physician."

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      • #4
        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.

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        • #5
          doubts

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          hi ross

          in the past, you have expressed concerns about the accuracy of online inr calculators.

          is this a proven system that you have got faith in?

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          • #6
            Sweet!

            Thanks!
            Riding the INR bubble

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            • #7
              Originally posted by westie View Post
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              hi ross

              in the past, you have expressed concerns about the accuracy of online inr calculators.

              is this a proven system that you have got faith in?
              Westie, I believe you are referring to the software programs that we have discussed in the past and had concerns about.
              This one is more of a fancy calculator. It's perfect.
              BAV-Aortic Stenosis...AVR Oct 11, 2005 / St.Jude Regent mechanical 21mm
              INR Home testing since 2007 with Coaguchek XS...Self-Dosing

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              • #8
                Originally posted by westie View Post
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                hi ross

                in the past, you have expressed concerns about the accuracy of online inr calculators.

                is this a proven system that you have got faith in?
                Software programs I don't trust until they've proven correct. This calculator comes up with the same answers I would on my own calculator.

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                • #9
                  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. ;)

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                  • #10
                    can anyone lead me to ALS CHARTS
                    Aortic valve replacement with double bypass November22/2010
                    Dr Mary Lee Myers
                    London Health Science Hospital

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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by bigsidster View Post
                      can anyone lead me to ALS CHARTS
                      Al Lodwick has recently retired and so has his Warfarinfo web site.
                      BAV-Aortic Stenosis...AVR Oct 11, 2005 / St.Jude Regent mechanical 21mm
                      INR Home testing since 2007 with Coaguchek XS...Self-Dosing

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                      • #12
                        I found this today:

                        http://www.pharmgkb.org/download.act...or_6-19-09.xls

                        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.

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                        • #13
                          All these links seem out of date and only redirect to suspicious sites
                          Mini-sternotomy at 44 for bicuspid aortic valve, On-X replacement on 8/11/15 at Lee Memorial Health Park Medical Center in Fort Myers, Florida by Dr. Paul DiGiorgi

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                          • #14
                            almost_heritic is correct. Anyone have a working link to a warfarin dosing calculator?

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                            • #15
                              Originally posted by tom in MO View Post
                              almost_heritic is correct. Anyone have a working link to a warfarin dosing calculator?
                              Quite the zombie thread, my last was 2013 above almost_hectic. Even then what I had seen in my readings was that they were useless without genetic markers (which I mentioned) and were used infrequently in clinical situation because empirical evidence-based measurement gave results as good or better (even with the genetic data) A PhD thesis I read from back in the 2000's suggest that European clinics use stochastic tools based on client historical data.

                              So I would question how accurate such free online tools mab be.

                              Did you have a specific question Tom?

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