COUMADIN 5MG TABLET

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How it works

COUMADIN 5MG TABLET prevents the blood from clotting by stopping the action of clotting factors.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for COUMADIN 5MG TABLET

  • Abdominal pain severe
  • Blurred vision severe
  • Blood in urine and stools severe
  • Headache severe
  • Dizziness severe
  • Diarrhea severe
  • Skin rash and itching severe
  • Yellow colored eyes or skin severe
  • Muscle or joint pain
  • Excessive air or gas in stomach
  • Hair loss or thinning of the hair

Uses of COUMADIN 5MG TABLET

What is it prescribed for?

  • Deep Vein Thrombosis

    COUMADIN 5MG TABLET is used to prevent the blood clot formation in legs and other extremities.

  • Pulmonary Embolism

    COUMADIN 5MG TABLET is used in the treatment of Pulmonary embolism (blood clot in the lung) by improving the blood flow in the lungs.

  • Prophylaxis for Myocardial Infarction

    COUMADIN 5MG TABLET is used to prevent the formation of clots in vessels that supply blood to the heart. This helps in preventing a heart attack.

  • Prevention of Thromboembolism in Atrial Fibrillation

    COUMADIN 5MG TABLET is used to prevent blood clot formation in patients with heart disorders like atrial fibrillation (irregular heartbeat).

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The effect of this medicine can be observed in 36 to 48 hours.

  • Duration of Effect

    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 2 to 5 days.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Alcohol consumption is not recommended in patients receiving COUMADIN 5MG TABLET due to an increase in the risk of bleeding. Close monitoring of prothrombin time and symptoms like excessive bleeding is necessary if alcohol is consumed with COUMADIN 5MG TABLET .

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendency has been reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women except in life-threatening conditions where the potential benefits outweigh the risks. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before taking this medicine.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is recommended for use in breastfeeding women only if clearly needed. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. If the medicine is used, close monitoring of the infant for any undesired effects is necessary.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to COUMADIN 5MG TABLET .

  • Central nervous system bleeding

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a head and/or spinal cord injury.

  • Bleeding disorder

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients who have a known history of bleeding disorders or an active bleeding disorder (inability of the blood to clot normally).

  • Gastrointestinal disorders

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of gastrointestinal disorders like peptic ulcer disease or gastrointestinal bleeding due to an increase in the risk of further bleeding.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women except in life-threatening conditions where the potential benefits outweigh the risks. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before taking this medicine.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is recommended for use in breastfeeding women only if clearly needed. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. If the medicine is used, close monitoring of the infant for any undesired effects is necessary.

General Warnings
  • Bleeding

    COUMADIN 5MG TABLET is known to cause severe bleeding. It is not recommended in patients with conditions like gastrointestinal bleeding, head injury, and patients about to undergo a surgery. Any symptoms of blood in the stools, vomiting blood, or blood in the urine should be reported to the doctor on priority. Close monitoring of prothrombin time is necessary while receiving this medicine.

  • Tissue Necrosis

    COUMADIN 5MG TABLET may cause tissue death within a few days of the treatment. Close monitoring of symptoms like pain and change in skin color is necessary while receiving this medicine. It is advised to stop the treatment if these symptoms appear. An alternate treatment option should be considered based on the clinical condition.

  • Calciphylaxis

    COUMADIN 5MG TABLET may cause a rare reaction called Calciphylaxis in which calcium is accumulated in small blood vessels of the fat and skin tissues. Close monitoring of symptoms like pain and change in skin color is necessary while receiving this medicine. It is advised to stop the treatment if these symptoms appear. An alternate treatment option should be considered based on the clinical condition.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost the time for your next scheduled dose, then the missed dose should be skipped.

  • Overdose

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Ethinyl Estradiol moderate
  • Aspirin severe
  • Proton pump inhibitors moderate
  • Fluoroquinolone antibiotics severe
Disease interactions
  • severe

    COUMADIN 5MG TABLET is not recommended in patients with a history of bleeding disorders or an active bleeding disorder (inability of the blood to clot normally) due to an increase in the risk of further bleeding. Replacement with a suitable alternative should be done under your doctor's supervision.

  • severe

    COUMADIN 5MG TABLET is not recommended in patients with a liver injury/disease due to an increase in the risk of bleeding. Close monitoring of liver function and symptoms like blood in the urine and stools, dizziness, unusual bleeding, etc. is necessary while receiving this medicine.

General Instructions

Take COUMADIN 5MG TABLET as advised by the doctor. Do not consume larger quantities than prescribed. This medicine is not recommended in patients with gastrointestinal bleeding, head injury, and low blood platelets level. Patients with liver injury/disease are advised to consult the doctor before taking this medicine.

Other details

  • Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • Does not cause sleepiness

References

Additional Information>

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver COUMADIN 5MG TABLET. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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