What is the antidote to Warfarin?

Are you looking to do warfarin reversal after taking to much warfarin? What is warfarin reversal agent? Do you want to know the what the antidote to warfarin is, this post tells you everything you need to know.

What is Warfarin?

Warfarin is an oral anticoagulant (a medicine that stops blood clot formation). It is used to prevent the harmful effects of blood clots such as strokes from atrial fibrillation.

Vitamin K is the antidote to warfarin.

Antidote to warfarin
Antidote to warfarin

How much warfarin should I take?

The dose of warfarin that you take will be determined by your INR ratio. Your healthcare provider who monitors your warfarin should be able to tell you how much warfarin you should take.

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INR for Warfarin

INR for warfarin

What is the INR of Warfarin?

International normalized ratio (INR) is used to measure your response to warfarin therapy.

About the author

Nwasom is a pharmacy graduate and a pharmacist currently practising in the United Kingdom. I have great experience communicating with patients and their family as gained through working as a pharmacist in both the hospital and community pharmacy sector. I love writing so it was a natural thing to try and pass medical and health information on through writing.