Pulmonary Embolism 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.
Pulmonary Embolism Warning Signs
Notify your doctor if you have pulmonary embolism and any of the following:
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