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Warfarin

Category: Blood Thinner (Anticoagulant)

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Warfarin Overview

Warfarin (also known by the brand names Coumadin, Jantoven, Marevan, Uniwarfin) is an anticoagulant normally used in the prevention of thrombosis and thromboembolism, the formation of blood clots in the blood vessels and their migration elsewhere in the body respectively. Warfarin is commonly but incorrectly referred to as a blood thinner. It was initially introduced in 1948 as a pesticide against rats and mice and is still used for this purpose, although more potent poisons such as brodifaco...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warfarin

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Adco Bisocor Muscle Pains
I'm 63 and was admitted 4 weeks ago to ICU in a Pretoria Hospital and for the first time was diagnosed with hi BP and irregular heart beat from 50 to 148 and a problem in the lower heart chambers. They repair a valve and Adco Bisocor 5mg was prescribe for the high BP and Arycor 200 for the irregular heart beat and Warfarin to regulate the blood thickness and Aspavor 20mg for cholesterol. From the time I was discharge upto today I haven't slept more than 2hrs at a time because of terrible muscle pains. I've just retired 3months ago and my Dr is 1250 km's away and the closest other Dr is 120km's away, is it the Adco Bisocor or Aspavor, both mention muscle pains. My pulse vary from 50 to 57. This was my first time ever in a hospital or any serious sickness. ## Hello, Ha...
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is acitrom 2mg harmful for brain veinous thrombosis if continued for prolonged period?
Hi, My dad is having veinous thrombosis since 2005. He had a second time on last year march 2013 due to the stoppage of medicine(previously he was having epsolin) . From that time he has been using Acitrom 3mg and now its dosage been reduced to 2mg. Last month the neuro surgeon(one who stopped the medicines previously) has asked to reduce the intake to twice a week, monday and thursday. And this month he told that this medicine has to be stopped. But in the same time, since this is his second time, the neurologist has strictly told that this medicine should be eaten throughout his lifetime. Neurosurgeon is telling this medicine might become poisonous to him if eaten more than a year. Please help! ## Did you ask the neurosurgeon what he would like him to take in its place? In many cases,...
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vessel due f side effects
I M ALSO TAKING warfarin is it SAFE to take VESSEL DUE F 250 LSU? , thank you.
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muscle pain from warfarin???pg
hi I have been taking warfarin for 4 months ,prior to my PE when landing home from a long flight I was very active running and swiming every day ,since the attack every muscle and many leg joints ache all the time is this a side effect from medication,thanks john ## The symptoms you're experiencing may be the sign of a possibly serious side effect of the medication. Learn more Warfarin details here. Have you consulted your doctor? ## haha sounds about right I have spoken to the doc and he said take pain killers, dont know what else I expected from him ,, will only be on warfarin for 8 more weeks ,so then maybe the pain will go ,just seems to be the lower half of thr body,,and getting spasams in the calfs,,, dont know how they decide if things are ok ,when I had the P E , was told t...
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Warfarin side effects
I have been on Warfarin for 5 yrs now for CHF and have a metal heart valve, my hair and skin have suffered tremendously, I started taking Biotin to help and it has helped my hair thicken back up a bit but the dryness is awful, very dry hair and my skin just peels and is very itchy, I have tried so many lotions and nothing seems to help, any suggestions? ## There are prescription creams available that work much better than those you can purchase over the counter, so you may want to speak to your physician about trying one of them. For your hair, some hot oil treatments may help moisturize it. Does anyone else have any ideas?
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Pills together
May I use warfarin and artrexin together
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warfarin & temazapam
How will temazapam affect warfarin level ## Hello, Robyn! How are you? I didn't find any problems or interactions listed between these two medications, but you should always double check such information to be sure. The Temazepam carries the risk of being habit forming and could cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache and irritability. Is there anything else I can help with?
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oval pink barr 831
Can it cause seizures or what would be the point in giving to people in discuise ## Hello, dj! How are you? I'm not sure what you're talking about, it would be illegal and unethical to do that. This tablet contains 1mg of Warfarin, which is a blood thinner and no, it will not cause seizures. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness and increased risk of bleeding. Are there any other questions or concerns?
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pe on lung and heart damage
Im so glad i have found this site. I had multiple pe in feb 13 and also 14 yrs ago when my baby was 10 weeks old. The 1st time it happened i thought id had a heart attack. BANG couldnt breath properly, lift baby and unable to lift arms without pain.Was in alot of pain. Took warfarin for 6 months and i seemed to be ok apart from being tired. This time was completely different, i started feeling tired and then breathless and over 6 months i got weaker and tired and felt like i had someone sat on my shoulders and chest. My heart kept going funny and fluttery. It felt like i was suffercating. Went to drs 8 times be4 hubby came with me and demanded a ct scan. Again multiple pe's and warfarin for life. Within 2 days of takkng warfarin i got sciatica was in agony from feb to october. Could...
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i need to know what kind of med take for pain while on warfarin 5mg
I have a lot of different illness and pain, I used to take tylonol ibuprofin etc, but started taking warfarin 5mg to thin blood and now they say i cannot take pain pills that also thin the blood. Q. what can I take for pain that will not interfere?? ## Hi Martha, From what I've read, Ibuprofen and Acetaminophen are two types of pain medications that do not thin the blood in and of themselves. So the OTC meds you were on prior to starting Warfarin are both fine in that regard. However, I would still recommend talking with your doctor first just to be on the safe side. You can learn more about this drug on the page for Warfarin Details Have you also considered looking into things like acupuncture or essential oils for additional pain relief? ## But I have a read that ibuprofen can mak...
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Warfarin
  • Injection: 50mg/vial, 5mg, 5mg/vial, 75mg/vial
  • Tablet: 10mg, 1mg, 2.5mg, 2mg, 3mg, 4mg, 5mg, 6mg, 7.5mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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