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  1. Should I take the generic form of Coumadin?
    For most medications, generics are acceptable. Coumadin however has a narrow "therapeutic window". T...
     
  2. (Coumadin / Warfarin) What other information should I know?
    Keep all appointments with your doctor and the laboratory. Your doctor will order certain lab tests ...
     
  3. (Coumadin / Warfarin) In case of emergency/overdose
    In case of overdose, call your local poison control center at 1-800-222-1222. If the victim has coll...
     
  4. (Coumadin / Warfarin) What storage conditions are needed for this medicine?
    Keep this medication in the container it came in, tightly closed, and out of reach of children. Stor...
     
  5. (Coumadin / Warfarin) What side effects can this medication cause?
    Although side effects from warfarin are not common, they can occur. Warfarin may turn your urine red...
     
  6. (Coumadin / Warfarin) What should I do if I forget a dose?
    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember it. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, sk...
     
  7. (Coumadin / Warfarin) What special dietary instructions should I follow?
    Do not increase your consumption of foods containing vitamin K without discussing your diet with you...
     
  8. (Coumadin / Warfarin) What special precautions should I follow?
    Before taking warfarin,1.  Tell your doctor and pharmacist if you are allergic to warfarin, asp...
     
  9. (Coumadin / Warfarin) How should Coumadin (or Warfarin) be used?
    Warfarin comes as a tablet to take by mouth. It usually is taken once a day. Follow the directions o...
     
  10. (Coumadin / Warfarin) Why is this medication prescribed?
    Warfarin is used to prevent blood clots from forming or growing larger. It is often prescribed for p...