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Warfarin (Coumadin) Summary

Description: An anticoagulant that acts by inhibiting the synthesis of vitamin K-dependent coagulation factors. Warfarin is indicated for the prophylaxis and/or treatment of venous thrombosis and its extension, pulmonary embolism, and atrial fibrillation with embolization. It is also used as an adjunct in the prophylaxis of systemic embolism after myocardial infarction. Warfarin is also used as a rodenticide.

Also Known As: Coumadin; Warfarin Sodium; 4-Hydroxy-3-(3-oxo-1-phenylbutyl)-2H-1-benzopyran-2-one; Aldo Brand of Warfarin Sodium; Aldocumar Show All >>

Networked: 8109 relevant articles (661 outcomes, 1523 trials/studies) for this Drug

Key Diseases for which Warfarin is Relevant

  1. Stroke (Strokes) : 258 outcomes 588 studies in 2009 results
  2. Atrial Fibrillation : 152 outcomes 512 studies in 2051 results
  3. Hemorrhage : 144 outcomes 374 studies in 2358 results
  4. Thrombosis (Thrombus) : 66 outcomes 78 studies in 790 results
  5. Venous Thrombosis (Deep-Vein Thrombosis) : 48 outcomes 67 studies in 429 results
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Drugs Related to Warfarin

  1. Aspirin (Acetylsalicylic Acid)
  2. Heparin (Liquaemin)
  3. rivaroxaban
  4. Vitamin K
  5. apixaban
  6. Anticoagulants
  7. Low-Molecular-Weight Heparin (Heparin, Low Molecular Weight)
  8. Thrombin
  9. ximelagatran (Exanta)
  10. clopidogrel (Plavix)
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Therapies Related to Warfarin

  1. Arthroplasty
  2. Stents
  3. Transplants (Transplant)
  4. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  5. Coronary Artery Bypass (Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery)
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