Coumadin Oral Tablet 10Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Coumadin: Oral tablet (10mg)

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Coumadin 10mg Tab
Bristol Myers Squibb Pharma Co
Pill Identification: COUMADIN 10 
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Coumadin 10mg Tab
Bristol Myers Squibb Pharma Co
Pill Identification: COUMADIN 10 

What is this Medicine?

WARFARIN (WAR far in) is an anticoagulant. It is used to treat or prevent clots in the veins, arteries, lungs, or heart.

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Coumadin 10mg Tablet

NDC: 000560174
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Myocardial Infarction Prophylaxis, Deep Venous Thrombosis (DVT), Arterial Thromboembolism Prophylaxis, Deep Venous Thrombosis (DVT) Prophylaxis, Prosthetic Heart Valves, Cardiomyopathy, Coronary Artery Thrombosis Prophylaxis, Pulmonary Embolism, Postmyocardial Infarction, Warfarin Anticoagulation, Atrial Fibrillation, Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome, Stroke Prophylaxis, Thrombosis Prophylaxis

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Angina, Unstable Angina

Storage Information
Store at room temperature (between 59 to 86 degrees F)
Protect from light
Protect from moisture
Coumadin 10mg Tablet
Drug Image file DrugItem_8509.JPG
Bristol Myers Squibb Pharma Co
Pill Identification: COUMADIN 10 
Shape: round
Color: white
Drug Image file DrugItem_5028.JPG
Bristol Myers Squibb Pharma Co
Pill Identification: COUMADIN 10 
Shape: round
Color: white

Reported Side Effects for Coumadin 10mg Tablet

Skin Necrosis Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Tissue Death Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Bleeding In The Brain Incidence:
0.3%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Bleeding Within The Eye Incidence:
3.0-11.4%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Bleeding Incidence:
6.0-39.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Coumadin 10mg Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Vitamin K-containing foods and Coumadin 10mg Tablet(Warfarin Sodium)
Vitamin K-containing foods and Warfarin Sodium(Warfarin Sodium)
You must pay close attention to your diet during Warfarin therapy. Try to keep a consistent diet. Certain foods may decrease the effect of warfarin because they contain high amounts of vitamin K or other ingredients that can decrease the effect of warfarin. These foods include green tea, brussel sprouts, kale, asparagus, avocado, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, collard greens, lettuce, liver, soybeans or soybean oil, lentils, peas, mustard greens, turnip greens, parsley, green scallions, and spinach. Some enteral feedings (nutritional shakes like Ensure and many others) also can have this effect. If you eat any of these foods regularly, try to have the same number of servings each week as this will allow your warfarin dose to remain more stable. Avoid large servings when possible.
Major Lifestyle Interaction
Enteral Feedings and Coumadin 10mg Tablet(Warfarin Sodium)
Enteral Feedings and Warfarin Sodium(Warfarin Sodium)
Some enteral feedings (examples: Ensure, Boost, Sustical) contain vitamin K, which can decrease the action of Warfarin if taken in large amounts. In some cases, enteral feedings have reduced the effectiveness of Warfarin. However, not all persons experience this interaction. Closely read labels and before taking any meal or food supplements - get your health care professionals approval before use. Your health care professional will help determine the right feeding supplement for you so that you maintain consistency in your vitamin K intake and so your Warfarin and 'blood thinning' remain in the right 'balance'. Report any new or unusual side effects such as swelling or pain in your lower legs or shortness of breath immediately.
Major Lifestyle Interaction
Cranberry-containing Foods/Beverages and Coumadin 10mg Tablet(Warfarin Sodium)
Cranberry-containing Foods/Beverages and Warfarin Sodium(Warfarin Sodium)
Drinking cranberry juice may increase the effects of warfarin, which may make bleeding more likely. Use caution until more is known about this potential interaction.
Major Lifestyle Interaction
Marijuana and Coumadin 10mg Tablet(Warfarin Sodium)
Marijuana and Warfarin Sodium (Oral)(Warfarin Sodium)
Using these drugs together may make you bruise or bleed more easily. Watch for signs of bleeding, including, but are not limited to, increased bruising, pinpoint red spots on your skin, or black, tarry stools and report any of these effects to your health care provider immediately. Your Warfarin dose will be monitored very carefully and possibly reduced while you are taking Marijuana, Medical. Only change your Warfarin dose on the advice of your health care provider.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Coumadin 10mg Tablet(Warfarin Sodium)
Alcohol and Warfarin Sodium(Warfarin Sodium)
If you drink alcohol-containing drinks while taking warfarin, you may bruise or bleed more easily. Avoid alcohol-containing drinks or at least limit to no more than 2 drinks per day while taking warfarin. While you are taking warfarin, watch for signs of bruising or bleeding, which may occur at any time but especially after drinking large amounts of alcohol or with daily drinking. Signs of bleeding include, but are not limited to, increased bruising, pinpoint red spots on your skin, or black, tarry stools.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Tobacco and Coumadin 10mg Tablet(Warfarin Sodium)
Tobacco and Warfarin Sodium(Warfarin Sodium)
Tobacco smoke contains substances that may speed the removal of Warfarin from the body; if you start smoking, Warfarin may become less effective at thinning the blood and preventing blood clots. Just the opposite occurs when someone stops smoking tobacco; if you stop smoking this may increase the amount of Warfarin in the blood and side effects from Warfarin may get worse, if you are not closely watched. Too much Warfarin might cause bleeding (like nosebleeds, easy bruising, bleeding gums or blood in urine or stool). Not everyone might experience these effects. Notify your prescriber if any of these effects occur. Your prescriber may need to closely monitor the blood thinning effect of Warfarin whenever a change in tobacco smoking occurs, so inform your prescriber if you are a smoker or if you are going to stop smoking.
Minor Lifestyle Interaction
Chamomile-containing Beverages and Coumadin 10mg Tablet(Warfarin Sodium)
Chamomile-containing Beverages and Warfarin Sodium (Oral)(Warfarin Sodium)
It is recommended that you do not take excessive amounts of Chamomile while on warfarin treatment. Chamomile is found in teas and herbal supplements. Using Chamomile might rarely result in interactions that make you bruise or bleed more easily. Signs of bleeding include, but are not limited to, increased bruising, pinpoint red spots on your skin, nosebleeds, bleeding gums, or black tarry stools. Report any of these effects to your health care provider immediately if you are taking warfarin.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class X - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in animals or pregnant women have demonstrated positive evidence of fetal abnormalities or risks. The use of the product is contraindicated in women who are or may become pregnant.

SECOND Trimester

Class X - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in animals or pregnant women have demonstrated positive evidence of fetal abnormalities or risks. The use of the product is contraindicated in women who are or may become pregnant.

THIRD Trimester

Class X - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in animals or pregnant women have demonstrated positive evidence of fetal abnormalities or risks. The use of the product is contraindicated in women who are or may become pregnant.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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