warfarin

Synthetic inhibitor of prothrombin activation and therefore an inhibitor of blood clotting. Also used as a rat poison.

Warfarin

Warfarin (also known by the brand names Coumadin, Jantoven, Marevan, Uniwarfin) is an anticoagulant normally used in the prevention of thrombosis and thromboembolism, the formation of blood clots in the blood vessels and their migration elsewhere in the body, respectively. Warfarin is commonly but incorrectly referred to as a blood thinner. It was...
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warfarin

<drug> Synthetic inhibitor of prothrombin activation and therefore an inhibitor of blood clotting. Also used as a rat poison. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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warfarin

(from the article `Reye syndrome`) Reye syndrome commonly occurs during recovery from a viral illness, but it can also occur following aflatoxin or warfarin poisoning. It has also been ... ...the onset of the anticoagulant effect because time is required both for their absorption from the gastrointestinal tract and for the clearance of ...
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warfarin

(wor┬┤fәr-in) a synthetic coumarinanticoagulant, usually used as the sodium salt; administered orally or intravenously. It is also used as a rodenticide, causing fatal hemorrhaging in any mammal that consumes a sufficient dose, including humans.
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warfarin

Coumadin noun an anticoagulant (trade name Coumadin) use to prevent and treat a thrombus or embolus
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Warfarin

A compound that is used in the prevention and treatment of abnormal blood clotting. Administration of the medication anytime during pregnancy can cause birth defects and/or miscarriage.
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warfarin

A drug that prevents blood from clotting. It belongs to the family of drugs called anticoagulants (blood thinners).
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Warfarin

an anti-coagulant agent used in the treatment of deep vein thrombosis
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Warfarin

An anticoagulant drug (brand names
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Warfarin

An anticoagulant medication used for preventing clotting of blood, and treating overly thickening of blood and blood clots. It is prescribed for reducing the risk of clots causing heart attacks or stroke.
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Warfarin

Our Warfarin Main Article provides a comprehensive look at the who, what, when and how of Warfarin Warfarin: An anticoagulant drug (brand names: Coumarin, Panwarfin, Sofarin) taken to prevent the blood from clotting and to treat blood clots and overly thick blood. Warfarin is also used to reduce the risk of clots causing strokes or heart attacks. W...
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warfarin

Poison that induces fatal internal bleeding in rats; neutralized with sodium hydroxide, it is used in medicine as an anticoagulant in the treatment of thrombosis: it prevents blood clotting by inhibiting the action of vitamin K. It can be taken orally and begins to act several days after the initial dose. Warfarin is a crystalline powder, C...
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warfarin

Type: Term Pronunciation: wōr′fă-rin Definitions: 1. An anticoagulant with the same actions as dicumarol; also used as a rodenticide; also available as the potassium salt, with the same actions and uses.
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warfarin

warfarin (wôr'furin) , anticoagulant used to treat blood clots. In large doses it causes bleeding, and in patients with genetic variations that increase sensitivity to the drug and decrease the rate at which it is metabolized standard dosages may also cause bleeding. Warfarin, mixed with b...
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warfarin

[n] - an anticoagulant (trade name Coumadin) use to prevent and treat a thrombus or embolus
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