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Brand name: Marevan

Marevan is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) warfarin. On this page you will find out more about Marevan, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)

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Active ingredient in this medicine: warfarin

Pack size information

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Information for medicine and pack size:
Marevan 5 mg uncoated tablet, 50

Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:

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What this medicine is for

MAREVAN is indicated for the prophylaxis and/or treatment of venous thrombosis and its extension and pulmonary embolism. MAREVAN is indicated for the prophylaxis and/or treatment of the thromboembolic complications associated with atrial fibrillation. MAREVAN is not indicated in patients with lone atrial fibrillation who are less than 60 years of age with no risk factors (eg previous thromboembolism (TIA, ischaemic stroke), diabetes mellitus, hypertension) and an otherwise normal heart. MAREVAN is indicated for use as an adjunct in the treatment of coronary occlusion.

Table of characteristics
Table of characteristics
Active ingredient
Visual appearance A pink flat tablet with bevelled edge. One side with break bar with "M" embossed above and "5" below. Other side plain.

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Dosage Form Tablet, uncoated
Route of administration Oral
Medicine schedule
50 Tablets: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy

There is one type of pack available.

Pack type 1
Pack type 1
Type Bottle
Storage temperature Store below 30 degrees Celsius
Storage conditions Protect from Light
Life time 3 Years
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on 1 November 2017

The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.

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