What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Warfarin SODIUM to Children or the Elderly?

If you are PREGNANT

  • FDB Contraindicated or Not Recommended: ACCEPTABLE IN PTS WITH PROSTHETIC HEART VALVE; ALONE OR WITH LMWH OR UFH

If you are NURSING

  • No Known Risk: No Effect

If you are an adult over 60

  • management or monitoring precaution: General-Increased risk for hemorrhage. Lower maintenance dose may be required. Use is not recommended in unsupervised elderly with dementia.

Giving Warfarin SODIUM to a child under 12

  • management or monitoring precaution: Frequent INR/PT monitoring recommended. No controlled safety trials.

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