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If my child is taking warfarin, is it okay for him to take antibiotics?

If your child is taking warfarin, you should talk with his doctor and/or pharmacist before giving him any antibiotics. Taking antibiotics may make your child's PT/INR level too high or too low. Don't give your child any medicines, including prescription and over-the-counter, without first checking with his doctor.

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