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dos eany one now if there is a alternative medication to warfarin on the market?

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There definitely are but I don't know much about them as here in Spain I'm on sintrom (acts on vitamin K like warfarin) which isn't available in the UK. Try scrolling down previous posts here for brand names then google them.

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I take aphixaban Warfrin didn't suit me had a lot of problems with it

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What kind of problems?

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Totally depends why you're on it, in the UK the only thing I can take for a mech mitral valve is Warfarin. I believe there are other less dangerous alternatives if you're taking it for different reasons.

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It depends why you are on it first? You can only be on warfarin if you have a mechanical heart valve but there are other meds if this is not the case.

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There are at least 4 - two of then are rivaroxaban and apixiban, abs there are two others whose names escape me. Ask at the clinic next time you go to have your blood tested.

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My husband does not have a mechanical heart valve and is on walfarin

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Why do you ask for an alternative?

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Sintrom can be got here in the uk,I'm on it as I had multiple pe's when living in BG.When I returned to the uk last year I asked if they could supply me with it here in the uk and it was not a problem.

If anyone has told you different they are telling porkies.

Maybe it's because the doctor has never heard of it,which I have found out when talking to numerous doctors.

M

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