Call your doctor if you are not sure what to do if you missed a dose of anticoagulant.
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 possible.
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 dose.
Primary Medical Reviewer E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer Jeffrey S. Ginsberg, MD - Hematology
Current as ofJanuary 27, 2016
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