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Preventing Problems

  • Take coumadin as directed.

  • Have blood tests done on time.

  • Please contact the Anticoagulation Clinic when any health care provider prescribes a new medicine for you.

  • Please contact the clinic if you have diarrhea for more than two days.

  • Do not take aspirin.

  • Do not make sudden changes in your diet. If you start eating more green vegetables, let the nurse or doctor know.

  • Avoid injury.

  • Tell each of your health care providers that you are taking coumadin.