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Phenindione

Information

Uses

How it works

Phenindione prevents the formation of harmful blood clots.

Common side effects

Bleeding

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Expert advice

  • Inform your doctor if you are an elderly, have lost/gained weight, short term illnesses, history of liver/kidney problems, diarrhea, low levels of iron.
  • Inform your doctor if you are undergoing diet changes (changes in intake of Vitamin K fats, oils), or have low level of protein (type S or K); if you have history of stroke or cardiovascular disease, heart disease, major injury, ulcers or bleeding in stomach or intestines, thyroid disorder, cancer, or are going to have surgery.
  • Tell your doctor if you are taking heart medication, medication for dissolving clots or other anticoagulants.
  • You should be regularly monitored with blood tests while on phenindione therapy.
  • Avoid green leafy vegetables and any other food supplements while you are on therapy with phenindione.
  • Seek immediate medical attention if you experience: unusual bleeding or bruising more easily, getting more infections, feeling weak or tired more than usual, jaundice, problems with your kidneys or liver and hair loss.
  • Phenindione is not recommended in children.


Content on this page was last updated on 21 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)