Answer:It is important to find a cause of your bleeding, and an endoscopy/colonoscopy would be a reasonable way to proceed. It is usually very low risk to stop Coumadin for 3 days for the colonoscopy, and this will allow the doctor doing the colonoscopy to perform biopsies if needed. So your doctor\'s plan is appropriate.
Answer:You did not say what country you live in or in which you got this medication, \'t pan 40\' is most likely a version of pantoprazole, and ant--acid, anti-ulcer drug.
Answer:Sorbitrate is a brand of isosorbide dinitrate, which is a medication used to treat cardiac chest pain (angina). It has no effect on cholesterol levels, and would be unlikely to have any effect on fatigue.
Answer:This is most likely muscular or skeletal pain; however you would be best to see your internist or family physician to evaluate fully.
Answer:Your doctor can help you calculate your CHADSVASc score, which can be used to estimate your risk of stroke. In general, it is low risk to stop Coumadin for a short period if needed for polyp removal at colonoscopy.
Answer:You did not state your age, which is always helpful to know. While some features of your pain suggest it could be muscle related, you would be best to see a physician, internist or cardiologist, who can evaluate you and check an ECG for other causes.
Answer:Very unlikely to have heart attack at age 19, but your symptoms are quite concerning. Strongly advise you see internist or cardiologist for full evaluation.
Answer:See prior answer to this question below.
Answer:No! - The normal heart rate ranges from 40 to 90 in healthy people (the usually quoted textbook values of 60-100 are incorrect and outdated!). However, the rate must be assessed based on each person\'s state of fitness and any symptoms such as dizziness. In your case a rate of 48 and feeling \'fine\' would be normal.
Answer:For patients with congestive heart failure, fluid intake must be carefully balanced based on body weight, signs such as ankle or abdominal swelling and medications. Your mother should definitely see an internist or cardiologist with experience in treating patients with heart failure.