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Warfarin â Side-Effects, Safety and Recall Information

According to the FDA, side-effects from warfarin


* are not common, but they can occur. Warfarin may turn your urine red-orange; this effect is harmless. If you think your urine contains blood, call your doctor immediately. Tell your doctor if any of these side-effects are severe or do not go away:


· headache
· upset stomach
· diarrhea
· fever
· skin rash


If you experience any of the following side-effects, call your doctor immediately:


· unusual bleeding or bruising
· black or bloody stools
· blood in the urine
· tiredness
· unexplained fever
· chills
· sore throat
· stomach pain




*Warfarin is marketed by various manufacturers as an anticoagulent.


 

Disclaimer: The information presented here is not meant to be medical advice nor to act as a substitute for medical advice. Serious side-effects, including death, could result if one were to take any prescription medicine without the supervision of a physician.



Copyright 2003, Thomas Manaugh, PhD