bishydroxycoumarin

bishydroxycoumarin

 [bis″hi-drok″se-koo´mah-rin]
former name for dicumarol.
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Patients were also excluded if they could not coordinate with the cognitive examination, highly sensitive to MPH, had taken or taking sympathomimetic agents such as [sz]-adrenoreceptor blocking drugs, received or receiving monoamine oxidase inhibitor drugs such as clonidine, other a-2 adrenergic receptor agonist, tricyclic antidepressants, theophylline, or bishydroxycoumarin in the past 30 days, and history of drug or alcohol dependence.
Since the discovery that bishydroxycoumarin (dicumarol) was the hemorrhagic agent responsible for "sweet clover disease" in cattle, numerous congeners of the compound have been synthesized.[2] Warfarin sodium is the most widely used coumarin derivative in the United States.