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Warfarin (Coumadin)

(WAR-far-in)

Warfarin (Coumadin) is an anticoagulant. Anticoagulants are medications prescribed specifically to prevent and treat the formation of clots within blood vessels, also called thrombosis.

Warfarin is taken orally. It comes in a tablet form. Several different strengths are available.

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Special Instructions

If Your Child Misses a Dose

Possible Side Effects of Medication

Call Your Child's Doctor If:


Last Updated: 11/2013