Instructions for Use "warfarin»

Medicament "Warfarin" prevents the formation of blood clots.It decreases the activity of vitamin K, which affects hepatic synthesis of coagulation factors.The drug has no effect on existing clotting factors, which allows the process of hematopoiesis is slowly recovering.The optimal effect of the treatment of the drug can occur in three to five days from the start of the reception. clotting factors - is a group of substances contained in plasma and platelets and provides blood clotting.

«Warfarin" is assigned for the treatment and prevention of clot formation and blockages in the blood vessels in the pulmonary artery occlusion, in severe forms of venous thrombosis, the formation of blood clots in the vessels after the surgical operation;with repeated myocardia
l infarct, in repeated venous thrombosis, the formation of blood clots in the arteries of the brain, heart and peripheral blood vessels, and blood vessels with prosthetic heart valves, in the treatment of thrombosis.

during treatment is necessary to observe a special diet, which is prescribed by a doctor.For several products in this period should be treated with caution: it is green leafy vegetables (spinach, Brussels sprouts, fresh parsley, asparagus), green tea and other foods containing vitamin K. It is better to give them up.During treatment, can not drink alcohol.

Application "warfarin" carried out under medical supervision.How much time and how much you need to take the drug, it should be determined by a physician.The dose administered in accordance with the clinical situation, the parameters of blood coagulation reaction to the treatment.Typically, it ranges from two to ten milligrams per day.Pills "warfarin" Inside, one or two times a day.The course of the drug can range from six months to a year.During surgery, with greater risk for thromboembolic complications "Warfarin" begin to apply for two or three days before surgery.

contraindications, side effects, "warfarin»

«Warfarin" is contraindicated in diseases and conditions with a risk of bleeding in the recent history of surgery with a wide surgical field, for conditions involving blood dyscrasias, diseases of the respiratory system, urogenitalsystem, ulcerative lesions of the gastrointestinal tract with a tendency to bleeding, aneurysm (protrusion wall of the artery or vein) with severe liver or kidney disease, with severe hypertension during pregnancy, threatened abortion. Reception "warfarin" in women during lactation should be done under medical supervision.

«Warfarin" can have negative effects on the body.Perhaps the development of bleeding, anemia, bruising, dermatitis, hair may fall out, there may be vomiting, nausea, abdominal pain, diarrhea, jaundice, hepatitis.May develop vasculitis (inflammation of blood vessel walls), paresthesia (numbness), asthenia, taste disturbance, fatigue, dizziness, headache.Perhaps staining toes in purple color, the appearance of fever, skin rash, there may be itching, swelling, bruising, swelling, skin patches on various parts of the body.When side effects need to be reviewed and replaced by a dose of a drug that requires contact your doctor.