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Hi dr, im on warfarin since 2016, till lifetime, it is safe wont it affect my vital organs?

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Warfarin : Warfarin has been used for decades ,it is relatively safe . Most side effects would have manifested by now. Monitor clotting parameters, greens/ other meds which can affect effectiveness. It is not recommended in pregnancy which is a condition at high risk for clots but there are other anti -clotting medications now available to use as you must be anti-coagulated . f/u w/ md
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