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Warf-1 is an anticoagulant, prescribed for deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism. It reduces the formation of blood clots.

Drug information on Warf-1 (Warfarin) from Cipla Limited


Cipla Limited
Generic : Warfarin
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Medical Condition(s) for which Warf-1 may be prescribed

Side effects of Warf-1

   Most Common : Tingling, headache, chest, abdomen, joint, muscle pain, dizziness, shortness of breath, difficulty in breathing or swallowing, unexplained swelling, weakness, low blood pressure and shock.

   Hypersensitivity : Hives, itching, fever, rash and hair loss.

   Gastrointestinal : Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and abdominal pain.

   Central Nervous System : Fatigue, tiredness, uneasiness, weakness, headache, dizziness, loss of consciousness, fainting, coma and taste perversion.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult: PO/IV- Initial: 5 mg/day. Rapid anti-coagulation: Initial: 10 mg/day for 2 days. Maintenance: 2-10 mg/day.

How to use Warf-1?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.
It also comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider.

When is Warf-1 not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with severe bleeding problems, spontaneous abortion, ulcer, recently underwent a surgery, pregnancy and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Warf-1

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of liver, kidney, or thyroid problems, yellowing of the skin or eyes, mental problems, high cholesterol, joint inflammation, sugar, cancer, stomach or bowel problems, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• Avoid alcohol consumption.

• Avoid cranberry juice consumption while taking this medication.

• Avoid becoming overheated.

Other Precautions for Warf-1

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Warf-1

Store it at room temperature and away from light.

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