What is Warfarin?
Warfarin is the generic name of an anticoagulant drug. It is used as a “blood thinner” to reduce or prevent blood clot formation. Conditions where Warfarin anticoagulant medications may be included include many cases where blood clotting is a risk
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- Deep Vein Thrombosis: Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) refers to a blood clot forming in a vein, most commonly affecting the calf muscle in
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- Pulmonary Embolism: Pulmonary Embolism is a blockage (embolism) in a major lung artery. It is a medical emergency and can be rapidly
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- Atrial Fibrillation: Atrial Fibrillation (AF) is a disorder of the heart’s rhythm, where the heart’s atria suffer from “fibrillation” (rapid
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- Anti-coagulant: An anti-coagulant drug is one that opposes clotting (coagulation) of the blood. These are usually used to prevent or
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