Conditions Category: WARFARIN

Potential side effects

Regular blood tests are required if you take Warfarin in order to get your blood to be not too thick so that it will clot too easily and not too thin so that you clot less easily and as a result will suffer bleeding. You are likely to notice you bruise more easily.

August 4, 2022

Why take them

Many patients with a condition called Atrial Fibrillation, which affects the rhythm, take Warfarin in order to reduce the high risk of having a Stroke. One in four people who have stroke have atrial fibrillation, taking warfarin reduces the risk.

August 4, 2022

What do they do

Warfarin lowers the risk of blood clots forming in your body by thinning your blood, it is called anticoagulation.

August 4, 2022