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General Information on Your Coumadin Dose

Considerations for people taking Coumadin include the following:
 
  • This medication comes in tablet form. It is also available as an injection, although this form is rarely used.
     
  • Your dose of Coumadin is usually taken by mouth once a day.
     
  • Although it does not matter what time of day you take this medication, be sure to take it at the same time each day.
     
  • Coumadin can be taken with food or on an empty stomach.
     
  • If necessary, the tablets can be broken in half. However, it is best if this can be avoided, since even tiny variations in the dosage can cause problems.
     
  • For the medication to work properly, it must be taken as directed.
     
  • If you are unsure about anything related to your Coumadin dosage, please talk with your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist.
     
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