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    54 years..........but who's counting!

    Congratulations!!! I wish you to get another 54 years out of that valve...
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    Coaguchek INRange ...

    Yes MdaPA, I review all the documentation and manuals and unless I have a condition that I'm not aware, there is no explanation. I only take Metoprolol, Warfarin and a baby Aspirin (81mg) no other drugs. Pellicle - I tried different strips and same results Brijeshb - interesting... for me, if...
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    Coaguchek INRange ...

    I agree with you Pellicle, but it looks like there isn't too much else that I can do. Thanks Pekster, good to know that it works for you. I guess that they are not using Coaguchek at the Lab with venous draw.
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    Coaguchek INRange ...

    Another test done yesterday: Lab -> LifeLabs - 2.8 Lab -> DynaCare -2.6 My device -> Coaguchek INRange - 3.6 Conclusion: 2 Labs got approximately the same reading and a difference of 0.8-1.0 compared to Couguchek XS (pharmacy) or Coaguchek INRange (my device) Talked to Roche again and they...
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    Coaguchek INRange ...

    Thanks Ticker and Andy for responding. Talking to Roche, they said the devices are calibrated from factory and cannot be recalibrated. You can only check with test solutions that is accurate (which in my case it is) They raised my case with their Global support and are waiting for an answer. In...
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    Coaguchek INRange ...

    So Pellicle was right : CoaguChek XS and Coaguchek INRange - same result Today's test: LifeLabs - 2.6 Pharmacy using Coaguchek XS - 3.6 My device Coaguchek INRange - 3.6 So far differences between this Lab and Coaguchek are consistent between 0.8-1.0 (5 tests done) Next step: in 1-2 weeks to...
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    Coaguchek INRange ...

    here is the graph, just could't send it in pm...
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    Coaguchek INRange ...

    Don't know why was posted twice... fixed it now ...:)
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    Coaguchek INRange ...

    True. Here is my chart so far. X-axis is number of days since surgery Left Y-axis INR and Warfarin daily dosage (mg) Right Y-axis is Warfarin Buildup (mg) Ignore the the first 15 days as that I was getting boosters in my belly in some days and don't know the values.
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    Coaguchek INRange ...

    I guess my formulation was bad. Was thinking of convenience on my side to have the same quantity of pills in the morning and at night. But I like your failsafe more.
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    Coaguchek INRange ...

    Hmmm... I understand that the half life of warfarin is 2 days, but in the and you end up with the same build up of warfarin in your body in both cases. Anyhow, your point that you can see if you missed your previous night dose in the morning is a good failsafe. Thanks
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    Coaguchek INRange ...

    Haha, exactly my bet. XS and INRange will show the same thing. Will see. I'm with you, the graph is useless for me, I only care for raw data. Unfortunately they told me that the XS was discontinued in Canada and INRange is the follower. Don't know if it's true or just PR. I think I saw those...
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    Coaguchek INRange ...

    Thanks Protimenow. That's what I thought, but wanted some more experience persons to confirm.
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    Coaguchek INRange ...

    A bit of information about my story. My mitral valve started to calcify because of a rheumatic fever not treated properly about 30 years ago when I was a kid. That lead to mitral valve regurgitation that lead to my atrium getting bigger and bigger which lead to AFib last year. I don't feel it...
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    Irregular Heartbeat

    I have AFib and I never feel it.
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