Important Information about Coumadin Drug
- Coumadin is an anticoagulant (blood thinner).
- The generic name of coumadin is warfarin.
- This medication can cause birth defects in an unborn baby.
- Do not take medicine if you have hemophilia, anemia, and stomach ulcer.
Serious side effects of Coumadin Drug:
- skin changes or discoloration anywhere on your body;
- purple toes or fingers;
- pain in your stomach, back, or sides;
- low fever, loss of appetite, dark urine, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes);
- diarrhea, fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms;
- easy bruising or bleeding that will not stop;
- blood in your urine;
- black, bloody, or tarry stools;
- nosebleeds, bleeding gums, coughing up blood;
- feeling weak or light-headed;
- sudden headache, confusion, problems with vision, speech, or balance;
- sudden leg or foot pain; or
- sudden numbness or weakness, especially on one side of the body.
Less serious side effects may include:
- nausea, vomiting, stomach pain;
- gas and bloating; or
- hair loss.