USES: This medication is a blood thinner which helps prevent blood clots.
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This medication is a blood thinner which helps prevent blood clots.
- Lab tests will be done periodically while taking this to monitor its effects and prevent side effects.
- While taking this, be extra careful to avoid injuries as this can cause easy bleeding.
- Use an electric razor and gently brush your teeth.
- Store this at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C) away from heat and light.
- Do not store in the bathroom.
- Keep this and all medications out of the reach of children.
- Take this by mouth exactly as prescribed.
- Try to take this at the same time each day so you remember to take it.
- Your dose may be adjusted initially to determine the proper dose for you.
- Follow dosing instructions closely.
- Do not stop taking this without your doctor's approval.
- Stomach upset or headache may occur as your body adjusts to the medication.
- If these effects become bothersome, inform your doctor.
- Notify your doctor if you experience unusual bleeding or easy bruising, shortness or breath, swelling, blood in the urine or stools or a skin rash.
- This medication may cause urine to turn orange-red in color.
- This is not harmful and will disappear when the medication is stopped.
- If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
- Before taking this, tell your doctor your entire medical history, especially any bleeding problems (ulcers or lengthy or heavy menstrual periods), diabetes, thyroid disease, liver disease, kidney disease, high blood pressure or heart disease.
- Also tell your doctor if you have an infection or have recently had surgery.
- If you have an illness that causes vomiting, diarrhea or fever for more than a few days, contact your doctor as the effects of this drug may be changed.
- Avoid sudden or drastic changes in your diet or alcohol consumption.
- Especially avoid eating large amounts of foods or vitamin supplements rich in vitamin K (leafy green vegetables, green beans, broccoli, liver, some cheeses).
- Anisindione is not recommended for use during pregnancy.
- Consult your doctor before using this medication.
- This drug may be excreted into breast milk.
- Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
- It is important that all doctors, dentists and health care professionals caring for you know you are taking this so they can avoid prescribing other medications that may interfere with its effect.
- If you miss a dose, take it as soon as remembered; do not take it if it is near the time for the next dose.
- Instead, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule.
- Do not "double-up" the dose to catch up.
- If you miss two doses or more, contact your doctor.
- Many medications can increase or decrease the effect of this drug.
- Tell your doctor of all nonprescription and prescription drugs you are taking particularly aspirin, antibiotics, seizure medication, thyroid medication, drugs used for sleeping, anti-ulcer drugs or vitamins and nutritional supplements.
- Do not start or stop taking any medication without consulting your doctor.
- Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.