• decrease
  • To decrease your risk for bleeding, your doctor or other health care provider will monitor you closely and check your lab results (INR test) to make sure you are not taking too much warfarin. (webmd.com)
  • Warfarin is used to decrease the tendency for thrombosis or as secondary prophylaxis (prevention of further episodes) in those individuals who have already formed a blood clot (thrombus). (wikipedia.org)
  • drugs
  • Prevention of clotting in arteries is usually undertaken with antiplatelet drugs, which act by a different mechanism from warfarin (which normally has no effect on platelet function). (wikipedia.org)
  • It may also interact with the anti-cancer drugs irinotecan and imatinib. (wikipedia.org)
  • thus
  • Thus, common clinical indications for warfarin use are atrial fibrillation, the presence of artificial heart valves, deep venous thrombosis, and pulmonary embolism (where the embolized clots first form in veins). (wikipedia.org)
  • patients
  • Clinicians and patients alike should be particularly cautious about combining warfarin and the antibiotic cotrimoxazole, according to the findings. (theglobeandmail.com)