Coumadin

Active Ingredient(s): Warfarin
FDA Approved: * June 8, 1954
Pharm Company: * BRISTOL MYERS SQUIBB
Category: Blood Thinner (Anticoagulant)

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Coumadin Overview

Warfarin, sold under the brand name Coumadin among others,[1] is a medication that is used as an anticoagulant (blood thinner).[4] 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.[4] Less commonly it is used following ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) and orthopedic surgery....

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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: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warfarin

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My Father Died from Coumadin

My father was on Coumadin. One day he hit his head. If it were not for Coumadin, the small bump on his head would have amounted to nothing unusual. However, the Coumadin resulted in a cerebral hemorraghe. Even though he had been takikng Coumadin exactly as prescribed and had gone for each of his INR checks, when he got to the hospital, the doctors found his INR was off the richter scale. To relieve the pressure on his brain from the hemorraghe, they needed to operate. But they couldn't because his INR level was too high. They said it would take 24 hours to reduce his INR to a level at which they could operate. By that time, he was dead. Subsequently, the doctors wanted to put me on Coumadin for a year. I said no. They insisted and finally said you have to go on Coumadin for at least...

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Can Coumadin cause erectile dysfunction

I have been on Coumadin for 6 months after switching from lousy Eliquis. Shortly after the switch my problems with Eliquis disappeared, but I did notice signs of ED. Never experienced this previously.....always good here. Has anyone experienced issues of this nature with Coumadin? Otherwise, I feel much better on the Coumadin. ## The FDA doesn't list that as being a normal side effect of this medication, they are typically listed as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, easy bruising, and increased risk of bleeding. However, there really is no way to be sure how any given medication will affect anyone that takes it. You can find more information on this medication by clicking on this NDC code: 0056-0189 ## What are the markings on the tablets you are taking? This informati...

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I have been taking coumadin for 3 years the same every day

I was on 5 mg five days a week and 7.5 mg the other 2.... In the last month and a half it has now been raised again to 7.5 for 5 days and 10 the other 2. But the levels r still dropping... Can my body just be so used to the coumadin that its not effective anymore? ## Hello, Scronny! How are you? I'm very sorry about the problem that you're having. That's very doubtful. Are you on any other medications? Has anything changed in your diet? How about your activity levels? Any new vitamins or supplements? ## Diets the same and my doctor checked all my medication and they said all my meds should make it higher not lower...but hopefully the new cumadin doctor im seeing can figure it out....thank u for answering, I didnt think anyone would....lol ## I have been taking coumadin for o...

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Warfarin (Coumadin) and PT-INR levels

I am 19 years old and have had 4 blood clots so far due to a birth control pill. I have to go every week and get my INR levels checked. Right now I am taking 4 mg on even days and 5 mg on odd days. My levels go from 1.7 to 4.4 to 3.8 to 2.4. I really dont like going every week to get my finger poked, especially at my age. Is there a recommendation that anyone can give me, like a different blood thinner, that I can talk to my doctor about? Or just any advice will help. Thanks ## Hi Julie, I'm sorry to hear about your situation, that sounds rough. I don't have any experience with blood thinners so unfortunately I can't recommend any new ones to you, but according to live strong.com, there are foods that act as natural blood thinners. Maybe you incorporate some of these foods i...

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COMDIN/ HEART DISEASE

CUMIDIN ## when you are taken off of cumidin blood tinner are there any side effect to worry about ? ## Coumadin contains the active ingredient Warfarin, it is used to help thin the blood to prevent possibly dangerous clots. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, headache, increased risk of bleeding, and easy bruising. Lee, it really depends on your overall medical condition. If you have a condition requiring your blood be thinner, so the clotting is controlled, stopping it abruptly may create the risk of clots, which could result in a heart attack, or other dangerous issues. Did you doctor tell you to stop taking it? Was it replaced with a different medication?

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Clamoxin and Coumadin

I have a sinus infection and was prescribed clamoxin. Please advise whether or not clamoxin and coumadin are safe when taken together? ## According to FDA warnings, taking them together may increase your risk of bleeding, so you should only do so if your doctor is aware that you are taking both medications, and is frequently monitoring your INR. Other side effects are listed as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash, and diarrhea. Are there any other questions?

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Lightheadedness and dizziness with taking coumadin

Has anyone else gotten Lightheadedness and dizziness from Coumadin. I have been told this doesn't happen and I would be the first. My Coumadin therapist has never heard this. I don't believe that ## I find it hard to believe your therapist too, since there are a good number of webpages listing: headache, dizziness, weakness, fainting, nausea, and even flu-like symptoms as side effects of Coumadin (warfarin). All your therapist had to do was google "Coumadin side effects" and he would've known this to be the case. Here's one of many side-effect listings that show what symptoms you're describing: medicinenet.com/warfarin-oral/page2.htm#SideEffects I have to wonder if he's really lying or simply doesn't know how to use the internet. In any case, I hope t...

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Gas-X and Coumadin

I am on Coumadin, and am in the middle of an IBS attack.....I'm wondering if Gas-X affects the Coumadin level or is it safe to take while on it??? I'm not going in for a pro-time for the Coumadin for another week, so would really like an answer. ## Coumadin contains the active ingredient Warfarin, it is most commonly used a blood thinner. There aren't any interactions listed for it when taken with Gas-X, but this site is not medical professionals, so you should double check with your doctor or pharmacist to be certain. You can read more about this medication here: Is there anything else I can help you with? ## I want to take gasx being on warfarin not not if it a problem.

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neck surgery and coumadin

Hi I have a mechanical aortic valve I am on coumadin for life. I need surgery for my neck. I am so afraid of bleeding into spinal cord or clots. I will have to do a bridge but am very nervous. Does anyone have any advice ## What is the problem with your neck? And who is advocating the surgery? ## I was rear ended in car accident. . I have a couple herniated disks. I have done alot of other treatments for over a year. A ortho surgeon said he could probably get 70 percent of pain gone ## Personally, I do not like the knife to get rid of a problem, even when serious. Alternative medicine gives you the option of getting rid of 100% of the pain, but it will take time. I do not know where you live, but there are great alternative doctors every where. Whenever you are dealing with the spine ...

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Coumadin vs Warfarin

Been on Coumadin for 22 years no problems.... Insurance wants me to take Warfarin. Doctors prefer brand name because I am the first person in the US with four artificial heart valves. Afraid to make the switch but price is very high on pension. Really don't want to switch. Afraid. Any thoughts. Would like some doctors to respond. ## Dear Kathy, Judging from your unique and isolated circumstance, it sounds like it would be best to try and stay on what you know already works. There's an old sayin' that says, "don't try to fix what isn't broken" - and it sounds like insurance companies will try to do just that by forcing you onto something different based on their own personal preference instead of what's logically sound. But If insurance isn't going to ...

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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.

NDC Database Records for Coumadin: (54 results)

Showing the first 20, Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0056-0168 Coumadin 4 mg Oral Tablet by Bristol-myers Squibb Pharma Company
  • 0056-0169 Coumadin 1 mg Oral Tablet by Bristol-myers Squibb Pharma Company
  • 0056-0170 Coumadin 2 mg Oral Tablet by Bristol-myers Squibb Pharma Company
  • 0056-0172 Coumadin 5 mg Oral Tablet by Bristol-myers Squibb Pharma Company
  • 0056-0173 Coumadin 7.5 mg Oral Tablet by Bristol-myers Squibb Pharma Company
  • 0056-0174 Coumadin 10 mg Oral Tablet by Bristol-myers Squibb Pharma Company
  • 0056-0176 Coumadin 2.5 mg Oral Tablet by Bristol-myers Squibb Pharma Company
  • 0056-0188 Coumadin 3 mg Oral Tablet by Bristol-myers Squibb Pharma Company
  • 0056-0189 Coumadin 6 mg Oral Tablet by Bristol-myers Squibb Pharma Company
  • 0590-0324 Coumadin 2 mg/ml Intravenous Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution by Bristol-myers Squibb Holdings Pharma, Ltd. Liability Company
  • 43353-491 Coumadin 10 mg Oral Tablet by Aphena Pharma Solutions - Tennessee, Inc.
  • 43353-492 Coumadin 3 mg Oral Tablet by Aphena Pharma Solutions - Tennessee, Inc.
  • 43353-493 Coumadin 1 mg Oral Tablet by Aphena Pharma Solutions - Tennessee, Inc.
  • 43353-494 Coumadin 7.5 mg Oral Tablet by Aphena Pharma Solutions - Tennessee, Inc.
  • 49999-411 Coumadin 2.5 mg Oral Tablet by Lake Erie Medical & Surgical Supply Dba Quality Care Products LLC
  • 50090-0028 Coumadin 5 mg Oral Tablet by A-s Medication Solutions LLC
  • 52125-053 Coumadin 3 mg Oral Tablet by Remedyrepack Inc.
  • 52125-075 Coumadin 7.5 mg Oral Tablet by Remedyrepack Inc.
  • 52125-079 Coumadin 10 mg Oral Tablet by Remedyrepack Inc.
  • 52125-080 Coumadin 5 mg Oral Tablet by Remedyrepack Inc.
  • 34 more results ...

Other drugs which contain Warfarin or a similar ingredient: (3 results)

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what are the differences of taking coumadin or aspirin to prevent blood clots ## Coumadin is a much stronger and more re... 3 replies
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