Lung Blood Clot Home Care
Home care for a pulmonary embolism includes:
- Limit your activity as directed by your doctor.
- Drink plenty of fluids.
- Take your medications as directed:
- Don't skip doses of your medication. This makes them less effective.
- Avoid running out of your medication. Refill your prescriptions early.
- Don't stop taking your medication just because you feel better.
- If you feel worse, talk to your doctor before you stop your medication.
- Be aware of the common side effects that may be caused by your medication.
Lung Blood Clot Warning Signs
Notify your doctor if you have pulmonary embolism and any of the following:
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