coumarin anticoagulant


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coumarin anticoagulant

Any of a group of natural and synthetic compounds that inhibit blood clotting by antagonizing the biosynthesis of vitamin K–dependent coagulation factors in the liver.
See: dicumarol; warfarin sodium
See also: anticoagulant
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Case reports that may indicate interactions between coumarin anticoagulants, such as warfarin, and dietary supplements, such as the one with cranberry juice and others involving ginkgo and ginseng, for example, were described.
The product ion chromatograms and corresponding spectra obtained from an extracted plasma sample of a patient with an increased prothrombin time, who repeatedly denied taking coumarin anticoagulants, are depicted in Fig.
Dipyridamole Tablets are indicated as an adjunct to coumarin anticoagulants in the prevention of postoperative thromboembolic complications of cardiac valve replacement.