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Brand name: Warfarin (Blooms The Chemist) TM

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

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 Application
  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Protect from Light
  • Lifetime is 24 Months.

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

Visual appearance

Lavender, round, biconvex tablet. Scored & engraved 'WAR' over '2' on one side, 'APO' other side

Do I need a prescription?

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

Over 65?

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.

Disclaimer

The information about this medicine comes from trusted sources.

  • Therapeutic Good's Administration (TGA)
  • Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS)
  • GuildLink
  • DrugBank

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