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Is it possible to devlop clots when I am having anticoagulants ?

is that possible to devlop clots when I am having anticoagulants. I am 31 year old and a chronic DVT patient with Factor 5 laiden jene mutation. I am on warfarin 6 mg and folic aci for life long. My INR levels are maintained between 2-3 always and last month doplor showed near complete recanalisation. I did a complete health checkup last week and everything is all right. now i feel i am suffering and under treatment for from OCD and panic disorder due to fear of having a PE or cardiac arrest . please tell me is that possible to have or devlop clots when I am having anticoagulants.
Asked On : Thu, 18 Nov 2010
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Anticoagulants are used to prevent intra-vessel blood clotting. This is best achieved, when the INR levels are kept under constant range (between 2 - 2.5). Certain drugs, alcohol, and diet(vitamin K supplements) that can alter the effects of anticoagulants, lowering or rising the INR levels.. Watch out for these. I would expect you to be free from episodes of DVT and embolism, if these measures are adhered strictly.
Answered: Fri, 19 Nov 2010
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