Uniwarfin 1mg Tablet

Prescription Required
SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Uniwarfin 1mg Tablet is an oral anticoagulant which helps prevent the formation of harmful blood clots in the legs, lungs, brain and heart. It is used for deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism and stroke prevention.

Uniwarfin 1mg Tablet should be taken as advised by the doctor. You may take it with or without food but it is better to take it at a fixed time. This medicine should not be stopped abruptly without consulting the doctor. You should take this medicine regularly to get the most benefit, even if you feel fine. It is preventing future harm.

Use of this medicine may increase your risk of bleeding. Let your doctor know immediately if you see pinpoint rash or blood in your vomits, urine, or stool. If you are going under any surgery or dental treatment then you may need to stop this medicine for some time but only after consulting with your doctor.

Before taking it, you must inform the doctor if you are suffering from any kidney or liver disease. Also, let your doctor know if you are pregnant or breastfeeding and about all the other medications that you are taking regularly.

Uses of Uniwarfin Tablet

  • Prevention of Blood clots

Benefits of Uniwarfin Tablet

In Prevention of Blood clots

Uniwarfin 1mg Tablet blocks a substance in the body which is involved in blood clotting. Although it does not “dissolve” blood clots, it can prevent them from getting bigger so your body can dissolve them over time. It will also prevent new ones from forming. It keeps your blood flowing freely around your body and makes it less likely that a clot will form inside a blood vessel. This can help prevent or reduce damage caused by stroke, clots in your lungs (pulmonary embolism) or other blood vessels (thrombosis). It can also make it less likely that parts of a clot will break off and travel to other parts of the body. You should take Uniwarfin 1mg Tablet regularly and make appropriate lifestyle changes to help this medicine be effective.

Side effects of Uniwarfin Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Uniwarfin

  • Bleeding

How to use Uniwarfin Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Uniwarfin 1mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Uniwarfin 1mg Tablet with Vitamin K rich food such as spinach, collards, broccoli, spring onions, cucumber and dried basil.

How Uniwarfin Tablet works

Uniwarfin 1mg Tablet is an anticoagulant. It works by preventing the formation of harmful blood clots. Although it does not dissolve the existing blood clots, it prevents them from growing larger and causing blockages in the blood vessels.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Uniwarfin 1mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
UNSAFE
Uniwarfin 1mg Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Seek your doctor's advice as studies on pregnant women and animals have shown significant harmful effects to the developing baby.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Uniwarfin 1mg Tablet is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Uniwarfin 1mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Uniwarfin 1mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Uniwarfin 1mg Tablet is recommended.
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease. Regular blood tests are recommended when you are taking this medicine.
Liver
CAUTION
Uniwarfin 1mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Uniwarfin 1mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Uniwarfin Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Uniwarfin 1mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick Tips

  • Avoid making sudden major changes to your diet during treatment with this medicine.
  • Do not consume alcohol while taking Uniwarfin 1mg Tablet as this may increase its side effects.
  • If you are going to have a surgery or dental treatment, you may be asked to stop taking Uniwarfin 1mg Tablet temporarily.
  • Do not discontinue use without consulting your doctor as this may increase your chances of having another heart attack or stroke.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
4-Hydroxycoumarin Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
CARDIAC
Action Class
Vitamin K antagonists

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Uniwarfin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Fetrop, Fertitone, Pifert
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Evaride, Estratag, Esval-Sure
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): E Gen, Lynoral, Veronica
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Nimsun
LIFE-THREATENING

Patient Concerns

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My father in law is being admitted in hospital due to blood clot in brain. His right leg and arm seems to be paralysed. Doctors in the hospital not briefing us on the problem exactly. Need your second opinion. His age is 67. Having Smoking habit.
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetology
There are blood clots in the brain arteries
In 3 months pregnancy some blood clots have came
Dr. Dharna Gupta
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Get an USG done urgently
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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Uniwarfin 1mg Tablet increase the risk of bleeding?

Yes, Uniwarfin 1mg Tablet increases the risk of bleeding. Always be careful while doing activities that may cause an injury or bleeding. Tell your doctor immediately if you notice any abnormal bruising or bleeding.

Q. What medicines should I avoid while taking Uniwarfin 1mg Tablet?

Uniwarfin 1mg Tablet can interact with several medicines. Do not take any medicine without talking to your doctor.

Q. When will I feel better after taking Uniwarfin 1mg Tablet?

Uniwarfin 1mg Tablet reduces your risk of developing blood clots in the blood vessels of your leg, lungs, heart and brain. You may not feel any difference after taking Uniwarfin 1mg Tablet. However, keep taking this medicine as prescribed by your doctor because you will still be getting its full benefits.

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References

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Manufacturer/Marketer Address

Off. Ashram Road, Ahmedabad - 380 009., Gujarat, India
Country of Origin: India

MRP
25.94
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10 tablets in 1 strip
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