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What are side effects of anticoagulants?

Donna Hill Howes, RN
Family Practitioner

Anticoagulants increase the risk of serious, even fatal, bleeding. Other side effects of warfarin and dabigatran may include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, flatulence, cramps, and loss of appetite. 

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