What Are You Struggling With?

Warfarin (Coumadin)

What is the Generic Name for Coumadin?

Warfarin

What is the Trade Name for Warfarin?

Coumadin

What are the Indications of Warfarin (Coumadin)?

  • Venous thrombosis
  • Pulmonary embolism
  • A-fib
  • Myocardial infarction

What are the Actions of Warfarin (Coumadin)?

Disrupts liver synthesis of Vitamin K dependent clotting factors

What is the Therapeutic Class of Warfarin (Coumadin)?

Anticoagulant

What is the Pharmacologic Class of Warfarin (Coumadin)?

Coumarins

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Date Published - Sep 28, 2015
Date Modified - Jun 9, 2016

Jon Haws RN

Written by Jon Haws RN

Jon Haws RN began his nursing career at a Level I Trauma ICU in DFW working as a code team nurse, charge nurse, and preceptor. Frustrated with the nursing education process, Jon started NRSNG in 2014 with a desire to provide tools and confidence to nursing students around the globe. When he's not busting out content for NRSNG, Jon enjoys spending time with his two kids and wife.