People taking warfarin

People taking warfarin

If you are taking warfarin (a medicine that stops your blood from clotting), you should be given a transfusion of prothrombin complex concentrate straightaway if you are bleeding heavily or if you have had a head injury that might have caused bleeding in your brain.

You may be given a transfusion of prothrombin complex concentrate straightaway if you are taking warfarin and need to have an emergency operation.

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