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What is warfarin for heart disease?

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Warfarin (Coumadin) is an anticoagulant medication. This means it helps prevent clots from forming in the blood. Blood thinners treat some types of heart disease.

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Reviewed by James Beckerman on August 17, 2017

SOURCES: 

PDR. 

National Institutes of Health. 

Coumadin.com.  

Reviewed by James Beckerman on August 17, 2017

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