warfarin prescription directions

Warfarin directions

Dee Hunnisett_Dritz's picture


ISMP suggested I reach out to this message board
Has any one done any work or had experiences with regard to best practice for warfarin directions for ambulatory prescriptions and therefore the Medicine bottle label? I would appreciate a discussion.
We are in conflict on how to reduce the risk for error and I have been looking for a standard to help us to come to a consensus.
Example: I prefer, and historically the practice has been to quote a range of tablets in the prescription directions with added instructions, example as follows:

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