Q: What are the side effects or problems with long term usage of coumadin?
A: Coumadin is a blood thinner. As a result, minor injuries can result in more serious bleeding than would be expected. Most people on Coumadin find they bruise much more easily. Also many common non-prescription drugs and foods interact with Coumadin. Your doctor should give you a list of drugs and foods to avoid. For more information about Coumadin interactions click here.