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Posted by: Olive | 2010/07/13

Warfarin tests and INR home device

Doc, what is the implications of Warfarin - long term and can I apply for a INR home testing-device?

I am in the Durban-area.

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Hallo Olive
As long as your INR levels are well controlled, there are no danger to using Warfarin long term. You can probably use a home testing device if you can get it in South Africa? I don't know if all medical aids will approve though
Dr Bets

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Posted by: Cyberdoc | 2010/07/13

Hallo Olive
As long as your INR levels are well controlled, there are no danger to using Warfarin long term. You can probably use a home testing device if you can get it in South Africa? I don't know if all medical aids will approve though
Dr Bets

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