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It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Unifarin 5.
Unifarin 5 is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Seek your doctor's advice as studies on pregnant women and animals have shown significant harmful e... View More
Unifarin 5 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... View More
Unifarin 5 does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Unifarin 5 is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Unifarin 5 is recommended. However, talk to your doctor if you have any... View More
Unifarin 5 should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Unifarin 5 may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Unifarin 5 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 ve... View More
Uses of Unifarin 5
- Deep vein thrombosis
- Pulmonary embolism
- Stroke prevention
How to use Unifarin 5
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. Unifarin 5 may be taken wi... View More
How Unifarin 5 works
Unifarin 5 is an anticoagulant. It works by preventing the formation of harmful blood clots. Although it does not dissolve the existing blood clots, it ... View More
What if you forget to take Unifarin 5?
If you miss a dose of Unifarin 5, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
- Avoid making sudden major changes to your diet during treatment with this medicine.
- Do not consume alcohol while taking Unifarin 5 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 Unifarin 5 temporarily.
- Do not discontinue use without consulting your doctor as this may increase your chances of having another heart attack or stroke.
Venous thromboembolism, Stroke prevention, Deep vein thrombosis
May be taken with or without food.
Oral Treatment and prophylaxis of venous thromboembolism, Stroke & Thromboembolism, Post-Myocardial Infarction Adult: Initially, 2-5 mg qDay for 2 day... View More
Thrombosis Prevention/treatment: If baseline INR is 1.0-1.3, administer loading dose of 0.1-0.2 mg/kg PO qDay × 1 day; check INR on days 2-4 and adjust... View More
Patient w/ haemorrhagic tendencies or blood dyscrasias, recent or contemplated surgery of the CNS or eye, those undergoing traumatic surgery resulting i... View More
Mode of Action
Warfarin inhibits synthesis of vit K-dependent coagulation factors VII, IX, X and II and anticoagulant protein C and its cofactor protein S. No effects ... View More
Any condition where added risk of haemorrhage, necrosis and/or gangrene is present. Patient w/ heparin-induced thrombocytopenia, infectious diseases or ... View More
Hemorrhage is the principal adverse effect of oral anticoagulants. Jaundice, hepatic dysfunction, vasculitis, pancreatitis, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea,... View More
Cholestatic hepatitis may occur when taken concomitantly w/ ticlopidine. Increased risk of bleeding w/ other anticoagulants (e.g. argatroban, dabigatran... View More
Alternative brand for Unifarin 5
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More