Warfarin and its interactions with foods, herbs and other dietary supplements.

@article{Nutescu2006WarfarinAI,
  title={Warfarin and its interactions with foods, herbs and other dietary supplements.},
  author={Edith Nutescu and Nancy L. Shapiro and Sonia Ibrahim and Patricia P West},
  journal={Expert opinion on drug safety},
  year={2006},
  volume={5 3},
  pages={433-51}
}
Despite its complex pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic profile, warfarin is still one of the most widely used oral anticoagulant agents. Attaining optimal anticoagulation with this agent is clinically challenging in view of its many food and drug interactions. Inappropriate anticoagulation control can expose patients to an increased risk of bleeding or thromboembolic complications, due to over and underanticoagulation, respectively. Fluctuations in dietary vitamin K intake can have a… CONTINUE READING

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