When and why is warfarin prescribed?

Answer Its used in any case where the blood needs to be thinned out. Alot of the time its when people have heart problems xx

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How to Live with Warfarin?

Warfarin, also known by its brand name Coumadin, is a common anticoagulant (blood thinner) prescribed for people with various cardiovascular diseases, those who've suffered a heart attack, or peopl... Read More »

Warfarin and alcohol - advice please!?

Acute ingestion of alcohol will decrease the metabolism of coumadin, causing the INR to increase. Chronic (daily) alcohol ingestion induces live enzymes that accelerate the metabolism of coumadin,... Read More »

Warfarin Dosing Protocols?

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When taking Warfarin, does it make you tired?

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