Safety on an Anticoagulant

Video 4 of 4 in the Warfarin with Laboratory INR Testing Series

With any anticoagulant, certain other medications and activities can be dangerous. We are going to talk about how to stay safe while taking an anticoagulant.

Video Quiz

When I am taking a blood thinner or anticoagulant, I have a higher chance of serious bleeding

It is important to be active and exercise even though I have a higher chance of bleeding.

Things I can do to keep me safe when I am active are:

There are medications that may affect my chance of bleeding even higher so I should not take:

If I am having a procedure that might cause bleeding I should:

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