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WARF 2MG TABLET

Manufacturer

Cipla Ltd

Pack Of

15 TABLETS

In Stock

Prescription Required
Product Details

About WARF 2MG TABLET

WARF 2MG TABLET belongs to a class of drugs known as anticoagulants or blood thinner. WARF 2MG TABLET is primarily used to prevent and treat deep vein thrombosis (blood clots in leg veins) and pulmonary embolism (blood clots in the lung) by reducing the formation of a blood clot. Deep vein thrombosis is a medical condition in which blood clots form in deep veins usually in legs. Pulmonary embolism is a condition in which blood clot blocks the arteries in the lungs.

WARF 2MG TABLET works by inhibiting the production of clotting factors by decreasing the action of vitamin K. This prevents the conversion of fibrinogen (soluble protein) to fibrin (insoluble protein) thereby preventing blood clots formation.

Take WARF 2MG TABLET preferably with or without food and swallow whole with a glass of water. Do not crush, chew or break it. Your doctor will advise you how often you take your tablets based on your medical condition. Some people may experience unusual bleeding or skin rash. Most of these side effects of WARF 2MG TABLET do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects persist or worsen, please consult your doctor.

If you are known to be allergic to WARF 2MG TABLET or any other medicines, please tell your doctor. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, it is advised to consult a doctor before using WARF 2MG TABLET. If you have a stomach ulcer, kidney or liver problems, high blood pressure or bleeding problems, inform your doctor before taking WARF 2MG TABLET. It would help if you had frequent 'INR' or prothrombin time tests to measure your blood-clotting time, as WARF 2MG TABLET prolongs bleeding time. You must be cautious while shaving and brushing teeth to avoid too much bleeding from the injury site.  

Uses of WARF 2MG TABLET

Prevention of blood clot

Directions for Use

Take WARF 2MG TABLET exactly as your doctor has prescribed it. Try to take WARF 2MG TABLET at the same time each day which will help to keep the levels of warfarin in your blood constant. It is usually recommended that you take WARF 2MG TABLET at 6 pm in the evening for better result.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of WARF 2MG TABLET

Like all medicines, WARF 2MG TABLET can cause some common side effects such as unusual bleeding or skin rash. If you have a painful skin rash, inform your doctor immediately as it may be due to a serious condition called calciphylaxis (accumulation of calcium in small blood vessels of skin and fat tissues) which may cause painful skin ulcers, blood clots and serious skin infections. Patients with chronic kidney disease are at high risk of getting calciphylaxis. Most of these side effects of WARF 2MG TABLET do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects persist or worsen, please consult your doctor.

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warning

WARF 2MG TABLET should be used with caution in children. Prolonged use of WARF 2MG TABLET may cause hair loss. Regular blood tests are recommended while taking WARF 2MG TABLET to check time taken for your blood to clot and level of platelets (blood cells). If you have a painful skin rash, inform your doctor immediately as it may be due to a serious condition called calciphylaxis (accumulation of calcium in small blood vessels of skin and fat tissues) which may cause painful skin ulcers, blood clots and serious skin infections. If you have any high blood pressure, kidney, liver or heart problems, please inform your doctor before taking WARF 2MG TABLET so that the dose may be adjusted accordingly. WARF 2MG TABLET may cause serious side effects death of skin tissue (skin necrosis or gangrene). Call your doctor if you have pain, color, or temperature change to any area of your body or ‘purple toes syndrome’. Before undergoing any type of surgery tell your doctor that you are taking WARF 2MG TABLET. Your doctor might tell you to stop taking WARF 2MG TABLET. WARF 2MG TABLET is pregnancy category D medicine and can cause birth defects, or miscarriage. So, if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy or a nursing mother tell tour doctor that you are taking WARF 2MG TABLET. WARF 2MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with severe Anemia (low blood count), malignancies (any cancer) and Trauma (injuries).

Safety Advice

  • Alcohol

    Consult Your Doctor

    You are recommended to avoid consumption of alcohol with WARF 2MG TABLET as it may increase the risk of bleeding.

  • Pregnancy

    Consult Your Doctor

    WARF 2MG TABLET is a Category D pregnancy drug. It means WARF 2MG TABLET can cause fetal harm when administered to a pregnant woman. It should not be given in pregnant women with mechanical heart valves as they are at high risk of thromboembolism.

  • Breast Feeding

    WARF 2MG TABLET is not found in breast milk, but it should be used with caution if prescribed by your doctor.

  • Driving

    WARF 2MG TABLET usually does not affect your ability to drive or operate machinery.

  • Liver

    Take WARF 2MG TABLET with caution, especially if you have a history of Liver diseases/conditions. The dose may be adjusted by your doctor as required.

  • Kidney

    Take WARF 2MG TABLET with caution, especially if you have a history of Kidney diseases/conditions. The dose may be adjusted by your doctor as required.

Other Information (WAR0002)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - September 2021

Patients Concern

FAQs

No, you are not recommended to take aspirin with WARF 2MG TABLET as co-administration of these two medicines may increase the risk of bleeding more easily. However, if you notice blood in urine or stools, dizziness, unusual bleeding or bruising, vomiting, weakness or headache, please consult a doctor immediately. If you are supposed to use these medicines together, you are advised to contact your doctor so that the dose may be adjusted appropriately to use safely.

It is recommended to avoid vitamin K rich foods such as coriander, red cabbage, spinach, broccoli, collard greens, kale (leaf cabbage), black liquorice, turnip greens, avocados, parsley, brussels sprouts and green tea as they may decrease the effectiveness of WARF 2MG TABLET. Also, avoid intake of cranberry juice, alcohol and grapefruit juice as they increase the risk of bleeding.

Yes, WARF 2MG TABLET may cause hair loss if the treatment is given for many months.

No, you are not recommended to stop taking WARF 2MG TABLET without consulting your doctor as it may worsen the condition. Therefore, take WARF 2MG TABLET for as long as your doctor has prescribed it.

No, you are usually not advised to have a tattoo or body piercing while taking WARF 2MG TABLET as it may increase the risk of bleeding and infection. If you still wish to proceed further, contact your doctor so that the dose may be adjusted or any antibiotics may be prescribed and let the piercer or tattooist know in advance that you are on treatment with a blood thinner.

Yes, you are advised to stop taking WARF 2MG TABLET within 24 hours of surgery or delivery as WARF 2MG TABLET may increase the risk of bleeding. Therefore, before having a dental procedure or any surgery, please inform your doctor that you are taking WARF 2MG TABLET.

You can have platelet count, factor V assay, fibrinogen level test, prothrombin time test (PT or PT-INR) and the INR, or international normalised ratio to analyze your blood clotting time.

PRODUCT SUBSTITUTES

WARF 2MG TABLET

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Cipla House, Peninsula Business Park, Ganpatrao Kadam Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai-400013

WARF 2MG TABLET

WARF 2MG TABLET

MRP: 42.00

Strip
1

15 Tablet in 1 Strip