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Special Concerns: Use with caution in menstruation, in pregnant women (because they may cause hypoprothrombinemia in the infant), during lactation, during the postpartum period, and following cerebrovascular accidents. Geriatric clients may be more susceptible to developing bleeding complications, unusual hair loss, and itching.
Last reviewed on RxList: 1/10/2004
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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