Information about Phenindione
How Phenindione works
Phenindione is an oral anticoagulant. It acts by preventing the formation of harmful blood clots. Although it does not dissolve the existing blood clots, it inhibits them from growing larger and causing serious problems.
Common side effects of Phenindione
Expert advice for Phenindione
- Avoid making sudden major changes to your diet during treatment with this medicine.
- Do not consume alcohol while taking Phenindione 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 Phenindione temporarily.
- Do not discontinue use without consulting your doctor as this may increase your chances of having another heart attack or stroke.