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Vitamin K

Vitamin K is a group of 2-methilo-naphthoquinone derivatives. There are three notable forms of vitamin K; K1 which can be synthesized by plants, K2 which can be formed by natural bacteria in the int...

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Performance measures cut costs, improve care in warfarin patients

Not having set guidelines for managing patients on warfarin is costing hospitals and physicians a fortune. Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have developed new performance m...

New approach to managing warfarin patients improves care, cuts costs

New performance measures have been developed for patients on warfarin that may save lives and money, report investigators.

Bristol-Myers and Pfizer's Eliquis outperforms rivals versus warfarin

In a so-called real world study, the anti-coagulant did better in reducing the risk of strokes or major bleeds compared to warfarin than did J&J's competing Xarelto or Boehringer's&nb...

Genetically guided warfarin dosing lowers risk of some adverse events

Using genetic testing to help personalize doses of warfarin therapy given to patients undergoing elective orthopedic surgery appears to lower the risk of combined adverse events compared with clinical...

Net Clinical Benefit of Warfarin in Individuals With AF

This study assessed the net clinical benefit of warfarin, utilizing a widely used and validated clinical prediction score for assessment of ischemic stroke risk in patients with non-valvular AF. Hea...

Apixaban Cost-effective vs Warfarin in AF: ARISTOTLE

A lifetime on the newer agent was cost-effective within US "reasonable norms" but didn't cut overall costs much by improving outcomes, mostly because apixaban itself is far costlier than war...

Atrial fibrillation patients more likely to discontinue warfarin therapy post-surgery

Patients with atrial fibrillation are often prescribed warfarin to reduce the risk of stroke. But a new study has found that patients who undergo a surgical procedure to correct arrhythmia are more li...

PPI cuts risk of warfarin-related upper GI bleeding

(HealthDay)—For patients beginning warfarin therapy, proton pump inhibitor (PPI) co-therapy is associated with reduced risk of upper gastrointestinal bleeding, according to a study published in the ...

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Warfarin-Associated Nonuremic Calciphylaxis.

Classic calciphylaxis associated with renal failure is a life-threatening disease. Warfarin-associated calciphylaxis without renal injury has been described, but whether it is a subset of classic calc...

Novel revelation of warfarin resistant mechanism in roof rats (Rattus rattus) using pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic analysis.

Roof rats (Rattus rattus) live mainly in human habitats. Heavy use of rodenticides, such as warfarin, has led to the development of drug resistance, making pest control difficult. There have been many...

Integrated analysis of genetic variation and gene expression reveals novel variant for increased warfarin dose requirement in African Americans.

Warfarin is commonly used to control and prevent thromboembolic disorders. However, due to warfarin's complex dose-requirement relationship, safe and effective use is challenging. Pharmacogenomics-gui...

The Impact of Genetic and Non-Genetic Factors on Warfarin Dose Prediction in MENA Region: A Systematic Review.

Warfarin is the most commonly used oral anticoagulant for the treatment and prevention of thromboembolic disorders. Pharmacogenomics studies have shown that variants in CYP2C9 and VKORC1 genes are str...

Elevated International Normalized Ratio in a Patient Taking Warfarin and Mauby: A Case Report.

We describe a 70-year-old Haitian man who had been taking warfarin for 5 years for atrial fibrillation and pulmonary hypertension. This patient had his international normalized ratio (INR) checked in ...

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