WARFARIN SODIUM- warfarin tablet 
Exelan Pharmaceuticals Inc.

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MEDICATION GUIDE

Warfarin Sodium Tablets, USP
(war' far in soe' dee um)


What is the most important information I should know about warfarin sodium?

Warfarin sodium can cause bleeding which can be serious and sometimes lead to death. This is because warfarin sodium is a blood thinner medicine that lowers the chance of blood clots forming in your body.

Tell your healthcare provider if you take any of these medicines. Ask your healthcare provider if you are not sure if your medicine is one listed above.

Many other medicines can interact with warfarin sodium and affect the dose you need or increase warfarin sodium side effects. Do not change or stop any of your medicines or start any new medicines before you talk to your healthcare provider.

Do not take other medicines that contain warfarin sodium while taking warfarin sodium tablets.

See “What are the possible side effects of warfarin sodium?” for more information about side effects.

What is warfarin sodium?

Warfarin sodium is prescription medicine used to treat blood clots and to lower the chance of blood clots forming in your body. Blood clots can cause a stroke, heart attack, or other serious conditions if they form in the legs or lungs.

Who should not take warfarin sodium?

Do not take warfarin sodium if:

Before taking Warfarin sodium, tell your healthcare provider about all of your medical conditions, including if you:

Tell all of your healthcare providers and dentists that you are taking warfarin sodium. They should talk to the healthcare provider who prescribed warfarin sodium for you before you have any surgery or dental procedure. Your warfarin sodium may need to be stopped for a short time or your may need your dose adjusted.

Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Some of your other medicines may affect the way warfarin sodium works. Certain medicines may increase your risk of bleeding. See “What is the most important information I should know about warfarin sodium?

How should I take warfarin sodium?

What should I avoid while taking warfarin sodium?

These are not all of the side effects of warfarin sodium. For more information, ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

How should I store warfarin sodium?

Keep warfarin sodium tablets and all medicines out of the reach of children.

General information about the safe and effective use of warfarin sodium.

Medicines are sometimes prescribed for purposes other than those listed in a Medication Guide. Do not use warfarin sodium for a condition for which it was not prescribed. Do not give warfarin sodium to other people, even if they have the same symptoms that you have. It may harm them.

This Medication Guide summarizes the most important information about warfarin sodium. If you would like more information, talk with your healthcare provider. You can ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist for information about warfarin sodium that is written for health professionals.

If you would like more information,, talk to your healthcare provider or call Exelan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. at 1-855-295-7455.

What are the ingredients in warfarin sodium tablets, USP?

Active ingredient: Warfarin Sodium, USP

Inactive ingredients: Lactose monohydrate, starch, pregelatinised starch, hydroxypropyl cellulose, starlac and magnesium stearate. Additionally each:

1 mg tablet contains: D&C Red #30 aluminum lake

2 mg tablet contains: FD&C Red #40 aluminum lake and FD&C Blue#2

2.5 mg tablet contains: D&C Yellow # 10 aluminum lake and FD&C Blue#2

3 mg tablet contains: FD&C Yellow # 6 aluminum lake, FD&C Blue#2 and FD&C Red # 40 aluminum lake

4 mg tablet contains: FD&C Blue#2

5 mg tablet contains: FD&C Yellow # 6 aluminum lake

6 mg tablet contains: FD&C Yellow # 6 aluminum lake and FD&C Blue #2

7.5 mg tablet contains: D&C Yellow # 10 aluminum lake and FD&C Yellow # 6 aluminum lake

10 mg tablet is dye free.

This Medication Guide has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.


Manufactured for:

Exelan Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Lawrenceville, GA 30046


Manufactured By:

InvaGen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Hauppauge, NY 11788


Revised: 06/2018

Rx only

Revised: 12/2018
Exelan Pharmaceuticals Inc.