Warfarin and friends

Warfarin is a troublesome drug – so hard to monitor, so difficult to dose, and high risk of complications – but the benefits are irrefutable and there are no alternatives…




Until recently that is. A whole raft of new oral anticoagulants have come onto the scene to fix some of these problems, such as dabigatran and rivaroxaban. Although these are proving their efficacy, the potential for interactions still remains, and this review mentions that several drugs and food supplements may be implicated. 


Read about it here


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