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Generic Name
Warfarin (nicoumalone; dicoumarol)
Trade Name
Warfilone
Risk Category
X
  • Positive evidence of human fetal risk exists.
  • Potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks (e.g. life threatening situations or serious illness).
  • Studies in animals and/or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities.
  • Fetal risk involved in use of drug, clearly outweighs potential benefit.
  • Contraindicated in women who are or may become pregnant. Don’t use.
FDA Pregnancy Risk Categories

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Indication
Indication
  • Oral anticoagulant.
  • Fetal Risk
    Fetal Risk
  • Certain congenital malformations were associated with warfarin use in the first trimester; including nasal hypoplasia, stippled epiphyseal calcifications, and central nervous system abonormalities.
  • Increased incidence of abortion and stillbirths.
  • Breast Feeding
    Breast Feeding
  • Excreted in breast milk.
  • Problems have not been documented yet.
  • Other Trade Names
     
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