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Is Warfarin an effective alternative to Apixaban?

I was originally on Warfarin but was put onto Apixaban I am running out of the Apixaban and with the bad weather have not been able to get to my doctor to get my prescription I have Warfarin in the house and was wondering if I could take a small dose of them till I get my Apixaban.
Tue, 10 Apr 2018
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Hello,

Warfarin is not an exact alternative, but it works like Apixaban. In this situation, for a matter of time you can take it. But as you able to take Apixaban, you should start it.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Bhadresh Lakhani
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