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What if my child is supposed to take a different warfarin dose each day?

Depending on the results of his blood tests, your child may not get the same dose of warfarin each day. Follow your doctor’s orders exactly. For example, on Monday, Wednesday and Friday you may give your child 2 mg., and on Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday you may give him 1 mg. You may have to break some tablets in half.

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