Coumadin target is the treatment of blood clots in arteries and veins (venous thrombosis) and in the lung (pulmonary embolism), strokes, heart seizures. It is also taken by patients with prosthetic heart valves. Coumadin is acting by making inability of blood to form the clots. It is anticoagulant ('blood thinner').
Generic name of Coumadin is Warfarin.
Brand name of Coumadin is Coumadin.
Coumadin is available in:
- 5mg Min Dosage
Take Coumadin at the same time every day.
Take Coumadin tablets orally with water, once a day, with or without food.
If you want to achieve most effective results do not stop taking Coumadin suddenly.
Missing a dose
Do not take double dose. If you miss a dose you should take it as soon as you remember about your missing. If it is the time for the next dose you should continue your regular dosing schedule.
If you overdose Coumadin and you don't feel good you should visit your doctor or health care provider immediately. Symptoms of Coumadin overdosage: round, small, red spots under the skin, painful menstruation, bruising, minor cuts bleeding, gums bleeding, bloody stools, heavy bleeding.
Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F) away from moisture, light and heat. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date. Keep out of the reach of children.