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Active ingredients: warfarin
What it is used for
Warfarin is indicated for the prophylaxis and/or treatment of venous thrombosis and its extension and pulmonary embolism.,Warfarin is indicated for the prophylaxis and\or treatment of the thromboembolic complications associated with atrial fibrillation.,Warfarin is not indicated in patients with lone atrial fibrillation who are less than 60 years of age with no risk factors (e.g. previous thromboembolism (TIA, ischaemic stroke), diabetes mellitus, hypertension) and an otherwise normal heart.,Warfarin is indicated for use as an adjunct in the treatment of coronary occlusion.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Oral Application.
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Protect from Light
- Shelf lifetime is 24 Months.
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Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Green, round, biconvex tablet. Scored & engraved 'WAR' over '5' on one side, 'APO' other side
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
This medicine contains the active ingredients:
If you are over 65 years of age, there may be specific risks and recommendations for use of this medicine. Please discuss your individual circumstances with your pharmacist, doctor or health professional. For more information read our page on medication safety for older people.
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient warfarin
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems