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Deep Vein Thrombosis Health Center

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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.

how.gif  How do you take warfarin safely?

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Other Works Consulted

  • 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:

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerJeffrey S. Ginsberg, MD - Hematology

Current as ofMarch 12, 2014

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Last Updated: March 12, 2014
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