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Brand name: Dindevan TM

Active ingredients: phenindione

What it is used for

INDICATIONS AS AT 01 JAN 1991 : For the prophylaxis and treatment of thrombosis, embolism and thrombophlebitis. Particularly useful in venous thromboembolism.

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

  • The way to take this medicine: Oral
  • Store below 30 degrees Celsius
  • Shelf lifetime is 18 Months.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

A creamy white bevelled-edged uncoated tablet. One face engraced with a "D" above the breakline and "10" below the breakline. The other face is plain.

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient phenindione

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.

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For side effects, taking other medicines and more

Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website

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

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