Warfarin
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Warfarin?

(WAR far in)

• This medicine is used to thin the blood so that clots will not form.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• Wear disease medical alert identification.

• If you are 65 or older, use this medicine with caution. You could have more side effects.

• Use caution to prevent injury and avoid falls or accidents.

• If you fall a lot, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have bleeding problems, talk with healthcare provider.

• You may bleed more easily. Be careful. Avoid injury. Use soft toothbrush, electric razor.

• If you have high blood pressure, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have kidney disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have liver disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have thyroid disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have had an ulcer or bleeding from your stomach or intestines, talk...

 
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