Review on mechanisms and interactions in concomitant use of herbs and warfarin therapy.

@article{Leite2016ReviewOM,
  title={Review on mechanisms and interactions in concomitant use of herbs and warfarin therapy.},
  author={Paula Mendonça Leite and Maria Auxiliadora Parreiras Martins and Rachel Oliveira Castilho},
  journal={Biomedicine & pharmacotherapy = Biomedecine & pharmacotherapie},
  year={2016},
  volume={83},
  pages={
          14-21
        }
}
The effectiveness of warfarin, an oral anticoagulant originally derived from a plant, is strongly affected by patient's characteristics such as the age, presence of comorbidities, and concomitant use of another drug. Warfarin has the potential to interact with many drugs, medicinal plants, and food, which increases the risk of adverse events. A critical analysis of scientific literature was conducted to assess the interferences of medicinal plants with blood haemostasis and then with warfarin… CONTINUE READING

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