Know the Latest Thinking on Warfarin Alternatives

Three new anticoagulant medications are on the market, but each has its own risks and benefits that you should discuss with your doctor.

For many patients, such as those with irregular heartbeats, or who have survived heart attacks, warfarin (Coumadin) is a well-tolerated and effective protection against the formation of blood clots. But like any medication, it has some drawbacks and isnt well tolerated by everyone who needs it.
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