When To Call Your Doctor, Anticoagulation Clinic and Pharmacy

Call your doctor if you experience the following:

  • If you suffer a serious fall or injury
  • If signs of bleeding or clotting occur
  • Before you take new medications—over-the-counter or prescription (especially antibiotics)
  • When your diet changes significantly (e.g., eating more leafy greens)
  • When planning a trip (two weeks before, if possible)
  • If you are going to have surgery or dental work (two weeks before, if possible)
  • If you become sick with a high fever, vomiting, diarrhea or infection
  • If you become pregnant
  • If your prescription looks different than you expect or has different directions than you expect, call your pharmacy