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Warfarin (Coumadin), causing extended period?

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I posted this yesterday but forgot to mention that I am on the blood thinner Warfarin (Coumadin), so could that have something to do with my extended period?

I started the birth control Implanon (now called Nexplanon) on feb. 10 2014, started my period the beginning of March and it lasted for 33 days. It stopped for 9 days and then continued in the middle of April and it is still going on now, May 18th. Is this normal at all? Should it start getting more regular now that I've had the BC in for 3 months? Anything helps, thanks!

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replied May 19th, 2014
Birth Control Answer A47303
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If you are on blood thinning agents then the cause for prolonged periods that you describe could be the deranged blood parameters. Discuss with your treating doctor/gynecologist about your medication use along with your hormonal birth control and get started on alternate measures to have bleeding control. You may also consider stopping hormonal birth control measure use once the bleeding has been controlled. Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately. Drink plenty of water. Take adequate rest. Maintain healthy diet and lifestyle.
Take care.

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