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Warfarin: Taking Your Medicine Safely

Warfarin is a medicine that helps prevent blood clots. Because it prevents clots, it also helps prevent heart attacks, strokes, and other problems caused by blood clots.

It's important to know how to take warfarin safely.

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  • Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (2010). Blood Thinner Pills: Your Guide to Using Them Safely (AHRQ Publication No. 09-0086-C). Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Available online: http://www.ahrq.gov/consumer/btpills.htm.

By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer Jeffrey S. Ginsberg, MD - Hematology
Current as of March 12, 2014

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Last Updated: March 12, 2014
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