warfarin - oral, Coumadin
GENERIC NAME: WARFARIN - ORAL (WARF-uh-rin)
BRAND NAME(S): Coumadin
WARNING: Warfarin can cause very serious (possibly fatal) bleeding. This is more likely to occur when you first start taking this medication or if you take too much warfarin.
To decrease your risk for bleeding, your doctor or other health care provider will monitor you closely and check your lab results (INR test) to make sure you are not taking too much warfarin. Keep all medical and laboratory appointments. Tell your doctor right away if you notice any signs of serious bleeding. See also Side Effects section.
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