Category: Blood Thinner (Anticoagulant)

Warfarin Overview

Warfarin, sold under the brand name Coumadin among others, is a medication that is used as a blood thinner.[3] It is commonly used to treat blood clots such as deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism and to prevent stroke in people who have atrial fibrillation, valvular heart disease or artificial heart valves.[3] Less commonly it is used following ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) and orthopedic surgery.[3] It is generally taken by mouth but may also be used by injection...

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muscle pain from warfarin?
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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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diatomaceous earth with warfarin
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my husband takes warfarin daily, we are wondering if taking diatomaceous earth to help lower cholesterol and blood pressure with his warfarin would effect anything? ## Unfortunately, this is just a supplement product, so it has not actually been checked for interactions with prescription drugs. Thus, the best advice I can give would be that he check with his doctor or pharmacist, before taking it. Learn more Warfarin details here. When taking Warfarin, one's INR can be very touchy, so it's always best to be cautious. Are there any other questions or comments? ## Verwon supplements are so popular today they should know if DE would interact with warfarin um I mean RAT poison.......... And, why is it that almost all crucial supplements like Vitamin K2 have a negative effect on warf...
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new to wafarin
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hi im 28 yrs old and im having a valve replacement and will be on warfarin .im feeling a bit overwhelmed with everything i have to do feeling a bit worried i wont cope with the change . how hard is it when u start taking warafrin between dra app every week and learning to control the levels i hve two small children that keep me busy i dont wanna forget to take it or have something im not allowed does anyone have a great routine/system they use to help them daily ? thanks in advance ## Hi Kristy, I actually went through the same thing last year at 26. I felt very similar emotions to what you describe but now further down the line and on the road to recovery. I also created a iphone app to help patients prescribed warfarin that helps with dosage reminders and appointments thats available ...
Updated 15 days ago.
Coumadin vs warfarin
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My mom was on coumadin for many years but then her insurance company told her she had to take warfarin as this is the one they would pay for. Is there really any different in these two drugs? It seems to me that she has been having more problems with the warfarin (keeping this medication at the right level) than the coumadin. I was told they were the same medications and do the same. I just wanted to know if some people have difficulties taking warfarin vs coumadin??? Thanks. ## No, they work exactly the same for me. I have been taking one or the other for 3 1/2 years because of 2 pulmonary embolisms. I take 10mg a day. At times I go up and down but have been steady for a couple months now on warfarin. Food will change the way it works. Salads and some other greens really mess things up...
Updated 20 days ago.
Can you recommend a tonic of vitamins
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Can you please advise me? My mother is 83 years old, she is taking Warfarin for a few years, she is extremely careful with this medication, she also suffers from Arthritis on her knee and wrists. Can you please advise me of a painkiller that she could take? Also I think she could benefit of taking a vitamin or a tonic. Any advise would be appreciated. ## glen - Who on earth are you asking to advise you about your mom's health needs? You're asking medical questions, some about serious medical issues. If she's taking Warfarin (a blood thinner), I'm assuming she has or has had problems with blood clots. Her arthritis might be helped by OTC anti-inflammatories but she may be helped far more by prescription medications in this category (I know I was) that she can only get fro...
Updated 1 month ago.
warfarin and acc 2000 medication side effects
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Would like to know if there are any side effects experienced from taking Warfarin and ACC 2000 medication at the same time?
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Ardosons for cervical pain
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Can Ardosons q 12hrs be taken for pain by a man with a pacemaker and mitral valve prolapse? I'm currently taking Topral and Warfarin.
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Alpha gal allergy
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Does warfarin contain porcine intestine products? I was just diagnosed with alpha gal allergy and need to know if it will be a problem? ## What are the markings on the Warfarin that you have? Since this is a generic, it is manufactured by several different companies and the inactive ingredients may differ for all of them. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased risk of bleeding, and easy bruising.
Updated 3 months ago.
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is it advisable to take Gen Payne if you are on warfarin ## Hi, my twenty year old son is taking marijuana. But of late now I found a pill in his bag called Gene payne. Could it be that he is now mixing this pill with the marijuana? What can this combination cause?
Updated 4 months ago.
i need to know what kind of med take for pain while on warfarin 5mg
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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...
Updated 6 months ago.

Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • 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.

NDC Database Records for Warfarin: (297 results)

Showing the first 20, Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0093-1712 Warfarin Sodium 1 mg Oral Tablet by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0093-1713 Warfarin Sodium 2 mg Oral Tablet by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0093-1714 Warfarin Sodium 2.5 mg Oral Tablet by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0093-1715 Warfarin Sodium 3 mg Oral Tablet by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0093-1716 Warfarin Sodium 4 mg Oral Tablet by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0093-1718 Warfarin Sodium 6 mg Oral Tablet by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0093-1719 Warfarin Sodium 7.5 mg Oral Tablet by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0093-1720 Warfarin Sodium 10 mg Oral Tablet by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0093-1721 Warfarin Sodium 5 mg Oral Tablet by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0179-0191 Warfarin Sodium 3 mg Oral Tablet by Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
  • 0179-0192 Warfarin Sodium 4 mg Oral Tablet by Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
  • 0179-0193 Warfarin Sodium 10 mg Oral Tablet by Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
  • 0179-0199 Warfarin Sodium 1 mg Oral Tablet by Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
  • 0555-0831 Warfarin Sodium 1 mg Oral Tablet by Barr Laboratories Inc.
  • 0555-0832 Warfarin Sodium 2.5 mg Oral Tablet by Barr Laboratories Inc.
  • 0555-0833 Warfarin Sodium 5 mg Oral Tablet by Barr Laboratories Inc.
  • 0555-0834 Warfarin Sodium 7.5 mg Oral Tablet by Barr Laboratories Inc.
  • 0555-0835 Warfarin Sodium 10 mg Oral Tablet by Barr Laboratories Inc.
  • 0555-0869 Warfarin Sodium 2 mg Oral Tablet by Barr Laboratories Inc.
  • 0555-0874 Warfarin Sodium 4 mg Oral Tablet by Barr Laboratories Inc.
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Other drugs which contain Warfarin or a similar ingredient: (3 results)

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