Coumadin Drug

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.