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    Herbal teas and fluctuating INR

    Whereas I don't believe diet affects warfarin; lately while drinking herbal teas, maybe 9 cups a week, my INR, although always in range, is fluctuating up and down. So I wonder if the teas are the cause. Any ideas?
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    Herbal teas and fluctuating INR

    Whereas I don't believe diet affects warfarin; lately while drinking herbal teas, maybe 9 cups a week, my INR, although always in range, is fluctuating up and down. So I wonder if the teas are the cause. Any ideas?
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    Herbal teas and INR

    whereas I don't believe diet impacts INR something is amiss in my readings. The only change in my diet is non-caffeinated herbal and green tea. Maybe 6 cups a week. INR always in range just lower and then higher on the same long-time dose. It's a puzzlement alright.
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    Interesting web site

    I happened on this site and that should interest those of us that self test/monitor. These authors are experts in their field. Home page: stoptheclot.org/index.htm stoptheclot.org/news/article120.htm Happy, informative reading.:thumbup:
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    Quality testing on off-shore drug manufacturing

    Yesterday there was a media report about quality testing of imported, developing world manufacturers of medications. Over a backdrop of a vat of something called gutter sludge being stirred prior to being used in the manufacturing process the commentator spoke of quality testing being performed...
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    Warfarin sodium

    Good mornin g all I'm just wondering if everyone is happy with the warfarin sodium (brand name/generic that you're taking and are your INR's stable?
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    Can't download .................

    a private message. Is my system faulty? Any suggestions?
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    Looking for .................

    Netmiff and Witzkeyman. They haven't been around for awhile.
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    Robin, robin

    AHA Robin in the apple tree this morning. First one this year.
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    Celiac disease and warfarin

    Has anyone here had experience with celiac disease while on warfarin?
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    In shock ..............

    over the price of 6 XS strips yesterday. Two of us are using them now and there's no reduction for the larger quantity. Strips=$55.01 HST=$7.15 For a total of $62.16:eek2: Holy moly--incredible. How are other users faring?
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    Rally--against wind turbines

    Wish me well folk We're off to Toronto to rally against the destruction of the Ontario countryside by money-hungry promoters of supposedly green windpower with the profits leaving the country. what's being proposed isn't democracy and may not be legal. It's time to take a stand and I hope...
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    Generics--timely topic

    FDA cites Apotex for repeat offences--an article in to-day's Toronto Daily Star. Article also in the New York Times--don't know the date. Apotex is manufactured in Toronto. This article doesn't mention warfarin specifically. Opening paragraph-- "US regulators have raised another red flag...
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    Robin sighted ........................

    First robin of the season perched on a tree branch in the back yard.:D Pancake breakfast to-morrow in the town hall.:D Saps running, sugaring off has begun.:D It's spring:D:D:D
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    Industrial Wind Farm Experience

    Has anyone here have personal experience with industrial wind farms nearby?
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    Thanks for the info HemosenseTech

    about the Unisrtick 3 Dual. Googled and found a supplier in Baltimore, ordered a box on a Thursday, they arrived at my door mid-Monday a.m. after I had taken a test. So I used one about 30 min. ago, got a good blood sample. Everything coming up roses! There's even some blood on the band-aid...
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    Happy 75th

    Elvis. Be careful and try not to fall.:eek:
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    Need a little help ................

    Spouse needed an angiogram. Warfarin was discontinued for 5 days and the procedure was on day 6 last Monday. We were advised to resume pre-procedure dose of 6 mgs per day. His INR range is 2-3. Following 3 days he tested at 1.4. I realize this might be a day too soon; however, 1.4 is almost...
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    Heads up--flu shots

    Recently I posted about an INR spike while taking Tylenol. Knee was injured on a Wednesday, began Tylenol for pain, saw PCP on Friday and received both H1N1 and season flue shots simultaneously. One in each arm. Monday my INR spiked at a full point after being stable for a couple of months...
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    Warfarin and Tylenol

    Has anyone experienced with Extra Strength Tylenol's effect on INR?
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