Inform your doctor of your allergies (food or drugs), medical conditions and medical history before taking this drug, especially of: mechanical heart valve, kidney disease, bleeding problems (such as bleeding of the stomach/intestines, bleeding in the brain), blood disorders (such as anemia, hemophilia, thrombocytopenia), liver disease, recent major injury/surgery, stroke, frequent falls/injuries.
Before having any surgery or dental procedures done, inform your doctors or dentist of the current medications and products (prescription and nonprescription) and herbal products.
Avoid anything that may cause you to bleed, externally and internally such as getting cut, bruised, injections, and drinking alcohol (stomach bleeding).
Older people may be at greater risk for bleeding while using this drug.
For pregnant and breastfeeding mothers, consult your doctor before taking this medication.