how to prevent and treat warfarin-induced bleeding
You'll hear more about how to prevent and treat warfarin-induced bleeding...now that the new IV drug, Kcentra, is hitting hospitals.
Warfarin effects can easily fluctuate. A change in diet or meds can boost warfarin levels...increasing bleeding risk.
Holding warfarin is enough to prevent bleeding in many patients. This usually involves holding one or two doses of warfarin...then adjusting the dose to get warfarin levels back to a safe range.