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What does warfarin sod contain?

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suzanne66 1 Dec 2010

Warfarin is an anticoagulant (blood thinner). Warfarin reduces the formation of blood clots by blocking the formation of certain clotting factors.
Chemically, it is 3-(α-acetonylbenzyl)-4-hydroxycoumarin and is a racemic mixture of the R-and S-enantiomers.
Warfarin sodium tablets, USP for oral administration contain either 1 mg, 2 mg, 2.5 mg, 3 mg, 4 mg, 5 mg, 6 mg, 7.5 mg or 10 mg Warfarin sodium, USP. In addition they also contain the following inactive ingredients: corn starch, lactose monohydrate, magnesium stearate, stearic acid and,

1 mg tablets: FD&C Red No. 40 Aluminum Lake
2 mg tablets: FD&C Blue No. 2 Aluminum Lake and FD&C Red No. 40 Aluminum Lake
2.5 mg tablets: D&C Yellow No. 10 Aluminum Lake and FD&C Blue No. 1 Aluminum Lake
3 mg tablets: FD&C Yellow No. 6 Aluminum Lake, FD&C Blue No. 2 Aluminum Lake, FD&C Red No. 40 Aluminum Lake
4 mg tablets: FD&C Blue No. 1 Aluminum Lake
5 mg tablets: FD&C Yellow No. 6 Aluminum Lake
6 mg tablets: FD&C Blue No. 1 Aluminum Lake, FD&C Yellow No. 6 Aluminum Lake
7.5 mg tablets: D&C Yellow No. 10 Aluminum Lake and FD&C Yellow No. 6 Aluminum Lake
10 mg tablets: Dye Free

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