Atrial fibrillation

Watch our videos about taking anticoagulant medicine

Our videos about anticoagulants and atrial fibrillation

Our team have developed a series of short videos about the use of anticoagulants in atrial fibrillation.

Introducing atrial fibrillation

Everything you need to know about taking anticoagulants in atrial fibrillation (AF).

What is atrial fibrillation?

This video explains what atrial fibrillation is and the symptoms it can cause.

Why do I need to take anticoagulant medicine?

This video explains why your doctor may recommended that you take anticoagulant medicine.

How does my anticoagulant medicine work?

This video explains how anticoagulant medicine works and how to know if it is working.

How do I take my anticoagulant medicine?

This video explains the different types of anticoagulant medicine, and how to take them.

What if I miss a dose of my anticoagulant medicine?

This video explains what do if you miss a dose of your anticoagulant medicine.

Side effects of anticoagulant medicine

This video explains the common side effects of anticoagulant medicuine and what to do if you experience them.

Lifestyle advice for taking anticoagulant medicine

This video provides advice on whether anticoagulant medicines are affected by diet and alcohol, and if they impact on your ability to exercise, have sex or travel.

Having an operation when taking anticoagulant medicine

This video explains what to do when having a procedure or operation when taking anticoagulant medicine.

What medicines should I avoid with anticoagulants?

This video explains which medicines to avoid taking with anticoagulant medicine.

Can I take anticoagulant medicine whilst pregnant or breastfeeding?

This video explains whether it is safe to take anticoagulant medicine whilst pregnant or breastfeeding.

Where do I get my anticoagulant medicine?

This video explains how your anticoagulant medicine will be prescribed and what follow up you need.