Rx May Boost Bleeding in Obese Patients

Rx May Boost Bleeding in Obese Patients

Obese patients taking warfarin may have raised bleeding risk. I’m Gabe Garza with your latest health news. A new study found obesity may make patients more prone to bleeding problems while taking warfarin, brand name Coumadin. Many patients are given warfarin after developing a blood clot or related condition, such as a heart attack. Warfarin thins the blood so it is less likely to clot. Bleeding is a commonly reported…