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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.
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 MedicineMartin J. Gabica, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerAdam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Current as ofOctober 5, 2017
Current as of: October 5, 2017
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
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