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Warfarin is an anticoagulant drug often used to treat and prevent blood clots caused by various conditions. It comes in tablet form, is available by prescription only, and is typically taken once a day. The medication works to inhibit blood clotting by decreasing the formation of certain active clotting factors. Potential side effects include easy bruising, hair loss, and purple-colored toes.
- Bleeding, including dangerous internal bleeding
- Easy bruising
- "Purple toe syndrome"
- Hair loss.