[Infographic] Know your INR with warfarin therapy

Some quick facts about warfarin and INR:

  • An anticoagulant (blood thinner) prevents formation of blood clots in blood vessels by making your blood take longer to clot.
  • Warfarin is the most commonly used oral anticoagulant.
  • Your response to warfarin will be checked via blood test called International Normalized Ratio (INR).
  • INR is a standard test used to measure the time taken for the blood to clot.
  • The dose of warfarin will be increased or decreased accordingly to achieve the target INR (varies for each person).

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