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Are you on blood thinners?

27 Nov

If you are on blood thinners, there can be some side effects. It is important to know what these are so that you can address them by contacting your physician as soon as they occur.  Bleeding is a common side effect. Here are some signs of bleeding, if you notice any such symptoms act on the side of caution and contact your doctor asap.


*       Abdominal pain or swelling

*       Back pain or backaches

*       Black, tarry or bloody stools

*       Bleeding from your gums when brushing your teeth

*       Bleeding in eye

*       Blood in your urine

*       Blood in vomit or vomit that looks like coffee grounds

*       Blurred vision

*       Chest pain

*       Confusion

*       Constipation

*       Coughing up blood

*       Diarrhea (sudden and severe)

*       Dizziness or fainting

*       Headache (continuing or severe)

*       Joint pain, stiffness, or swelling

*       Loss of appetite

*       Nausea and vomiting (severe)

*       Nervousness

*       Nosebleeds

*       Numbness or tingling of hands, feet, or face

*       Paralysis

*       Pinpoint red spots on skin

*       Shortness of breath

*       Unusual bleeding or bruising

*       Unusually heavy bleeding or oozing from cuts or wounds

*       Unusually heavy or unexpected menstrual bleeding

*       Weakness (sudden)

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