Jantoven (Oral)

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What is the defferance between Jantoven & Coumadin

What is the defferance between Jantoven & Coumadin?
by debbie mitchell in Tennessee, 02/10/2007

Side effect of Jantoven

Jantoven (5MG) was prescribed for my mother on Sept, 13, 2005, for an irregular heartbeat. On October 14, she was vomiting and had terrible diarrhea. Her internist said she had a stomach virus. The diarrhea continued through October and in November, i...
by Judy West in Macon Georgia, 12/30/2005

Jantoven (Oral) Drug and Prescription Information

Jantoven (Oral)

Jantoven (Oral) Medication Classification

WARFARIN (By mouth)

Jantoven (Oral) Brandname

Coumadin, Jantoven

Jantoven (Oral) is used for the Treatment

Warfarin (WAR-far-in) Treats or prevents blood clots. This medicine is a blood thinner (anticoagulant).

When To Not Use Jantoven (Oral)

You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to warfarin or if you are pregnant. You should not use this medicine if you have had recent surgery, if you have certain heart problems, or if you have a condition that may cause uncontrolled bleeding (such as a stomach ulcer or hemophilia). Make sure any doctor or dentist who treats you knows that you are using this medicine. You may need to stop using the medicine several days or weeks before having surgery or medical tests.

How Should You Use Jantoven (Oral)


  • Your doctor will tell you how much of this medicine to take and how often. Do not take more medicine or take it more often than your doctor tells you to.
  • If a dose is missed:
  • If you miss a dose or forget to take your medicine, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then to take the medicine and skip the missed dose.
  • Do not use extra medicine to make up for a missed dose.

Proper Jantoven (Oral) Storage

Store Jantoven (Oral) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep Jantoven (Oral) and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using Jantoven (Oral)

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

  • There are many other medicines, including nonprescription (over-the-counter) medicines and herbal products, that you should not use while you are taking warfarin. Make sure your doctor knows about ALL other medicines you are using.
  • Carefully follow your doctor's instructions about any special diet. This medicine works best when you eat about the same amount of vitamin K in your food every day. Avoid big changes in how much vitamin K you eat. Some foods that have a high amount of vitamin K are broccoli, brussels sprouts, cabbage, and green leafy vegetables such as spinach and salad greens.

Jantoven (Oral) Warnings

  • Using this medicine while you are pregnant can harm your unborn baby. Use an effective form of birth control to keep from getting pregnant. If you think you have become pregnant while using the medicine, tell your doctor right away.
  • Make sure your doctor knows if you are breastfeeding, or if you have a stomach ulcer, liver disease, kidney disease, high blood pressure, or any other medical problems.
  • Your doctor will need to check your blood or urine at regular visits while you are using this medicine. Be sure to keep all appointments.
  • You may bleed more easily while you are using this medicine. Stay away from rough sports or other situations where you could be bruised, cut, or injured. Brush and floss your teeth gently. Be careful when using sharp objects, including razors and fingernail clippers.
  • Carry an ID card or wear a medical alert bracelet to let any emergency caregivers know that you are using warfarin.

Jantoven (Oral) Side Effects

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

  • Bleeding from your gums or nose, bruising easily, coughing up blood
  • Blood in your urine or stools
  • Decrease in how much or how often you urinate
  • Fever, chills, sore throat, cough
  • Heavy menstrual bleeding, or bleeding from cuts or wounds that does not stop
  • Purple discoloration of your toes or the soles of your feet
  • Swelling in your hands, ankles, or feet
  • Yellow skin or eyes
  • If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
  • Diarrhea
  • Hair loss
  • Stomach pain or cramping

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