Warfarin Sodium is used to prevent blood clots from forming or existing clots from becoming larger. This drug is often prescribed to patients with specific types of irregular heart beats or after a patient has experienced a heart attack or heart valve replacement surgery. It works by eliminating the formation of the substances which are known to cause clots.
This type of medication is taken orally in tablet form, usually once a day, as prescribed by your doctor.
Some of the common side effects users may experience when taking Warfarin Sodium include headache, upset stomach, nausea, diarrhea, and fever.
Occasionally, doctors will prescribe Warfarin Sodium to assist in the treatment of some types of lung cancer. This type of medication may be prescribed for other purposes as well, as directed by your doctor.