Warfarin Education Process
- The brand of warfarin called Marevan® is preferred for use in New Zealand
- There is also another brand of warfarin called Coumadin® Marevan and Coumadin are not interchangeable
- Always check that you are taking the right warfarin tablet by checking the colour and strength
- If your warfarin ever looks different to what you have been having check with your pharmacist to ensure that you are receiving the correct brand and strength.
The flipchart contains all the key information about warfarin and is used as a learning aid for the patient and teaching aid for the educator.