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Call your doctor if you are not sure what to do if you missed a dose of
Your doctor can tell you exactly what to do so you
don't take too much or too little anticoagulant. Then you will be as safe as
But here are some general rules for what to do if you
miss a dose.
Do not double the dose in any one day to make up for a missed
You can keep track of your medicine doses in a daily
medicine planner(What is a PDF document?).
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerJeffrey S. Ginsberg, MD - Hematology
Current as ofFebruary 20, 2015
Current as of:
February 20, 2015
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Jeffrey S. Ginsberg, MD - Hematology
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