My mom (70 years old) is on coumadin post stroke. She took pepto bismal 2 days ago and developed vaginal bleeding similar to a period. We went to the ER yesterday and they did blood tests - no anemia, INR was 2.8. The doctor recommended that she have a Uterine biopsy. My question is this - has anyone else on coumadin therapy experienced vaginal bleeding post menopause? We found out from the pharmacist that Pepto is a no-no for those on coumadin because is has salicylates (sp?). Just would like to know if anyone else has had this happen. Thanks so much. I'm so worried.
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