Hello again everyone, I hope you are all well and coping in the heat?
Hopefully somebody can help me with this. My INR has been unstable since I began anticoagulation almost a year ago. I take between 15 - 20mg Acenecoumarol a night. Within a week I can go from an INR of + 8 to an INR of 1.6 and so I have to use clexane injections regularly. My target range is 3 - 4.
I eat as closely as possible to the same amount of greens each day, I very rarely drink alcohol. To the very best of my ability I eat the right types of foods, but I can't get my INR stabilised. I know that self testing twice a week isn't usually advised, but my clinical nurse specialist asks me to because my INR is so erratic.
Is this in anybody else's experience? I'm getting married in September and really, really would love to go away but it's so hard to make plans, I have been told I am only safe to fly only if my INR is stable but it just never is. I had my first holiday in years last June and the two hour flight gave me massive pulmonary emboli.