Heparin vs Warfarin

Heparin
(Rx)
Warfarin
(Rx)
Heparin is a blood clots medication.
Warfarin is a blood clots medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.0
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.8
Moderately Satisfied
Concern level
1.8
Concern level
1.9
Approval Date
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Not Available
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
83,470 Discussions
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Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Blood Clots
#2 for Miscarriage
#4 for DVT
Heparin is taken to prevent Blood Clots and Miscarriage and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, it is prescribed for Clotting Disorder and DVT.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Blood Clots
#2 for DVT
#4 for Stroke
#5 for Heart Attack
Warfarin is prescribed for DVT and Clotting Disorder and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, it is taken to prevent Blood Clots and Stroke.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Hep
Bruise
9
Allergy
3
Stroke
3
Spotting
2
Cramping
2
Headaches
2
Burning
1
Weight Gain
1
Vomiting
1
Hematoma
1
War
Bruise
5
Bleeding
4
Shortness of Breath
4
Headaches
3
Diabetes
3
Lupus
2
High Blood Pressure
2
Dizziness
2
Depression
2
Weight Gain
2
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Heparin
Hep
Warfarin
War
Bruise
Hep
War
9
5
Allergy
Hep
War
3
0
Stroke
Hep
War
3
0
Spotting
Hep
War
2
0
Cramping
Hep
War
2
0
Headaches
Hep
War
2
3
Burning
Hep
War
1
0
Weight Gain
Hep
War
1
2
Vomiting
Hep
War
1
0
Hematoma
Hep
War
1
0
Bruise
War
Hep
5
9
Bleeding
War
Hep
4
0
Shortness of Breath
War
Hep
4
0
Headaches
War
Hep
3
2
Diabetes
War
Hep
3
0
Lupus
War
Hep
2
0
High Blood Pressure
War
Hep
2
0
Dizziness
War
Hep
2
0
Depression
War
Hep
2
0
Weight Gain
War
Hep
2
1
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Heparin and alcohol.
Method of use
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Injection, Pill
Dosages
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No methods of use & dosage information found
Tablet: 1 mg, 2 mg, 2.5 mg, 3 mg, 4 mg, 5 mg, 6 mg, 7.5 mg, 10 mg
Solution: 5 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
Vitamin K may lower effect of drug, try to keep amount of foods in diet rich with vitamin K consistent.
Ingredients
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Heparin Sodium Porcine/Normal Saline , Heparin Sodium Porcine
Warfarin Sodium
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Heparin and Warfarin: Moderate Interaction. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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