Misleading results in studying pharmacodynamic interaction with oral anticoagulant.


We described an experimental condition, in which the i.p. administration of rats of irritants produces a misleading increase of the anticoagulant effect of warfarin. Group of 10 adult Wistar rats were treated i.p. or i.v. with HCl 0.1N plus warfarin p.o.; 24 hr after warfarin administration, prothrombin time was determined on citrate blood specimens and the… (More)