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Warfarin is a drug that prevents blood from clotting. It belongs to the family of drugs called anticoagulants (blood thinners).
AMP’s new consensus can promote standardization of PGx gene/allele testing, improve patient care

AMP’s new consensus can promote standardization of PGx gene/allele testing, improve patient care

Study shows a protective association between anticoagulants and COVID-19

Study shows a protective association between anticoagulants and COVID-19

Study shows adverse outcomes associated with use of more blood thinners

Study shows adverse outcomes associated with use of more blood thinners

Understanding stroke and heart disease in women remains a major research priority

Understanding stroke and heart disease in women remains a major research priority

Study: Aspirin should be favored to prevent blood clots in children after complex heart surgery

Study: Aspirin should be favored to prevent blood clots in children after complex heart surgery

Pharmacologist lays out a plan to improve the equity of drug development

Pharmacologist lays out a plan to improve the equity of drug development

Anticoagulant drug linked to greater risk of knee and hip replacements in patients with osteoarthritis

Anticoagulant drug linked to greater risk of knee and hip replacements in patients with osteoarthritis

Educational mailing for atrial fibrillation patients fails to increase uptake of stroke prevention drugs

Educational mailing for atrial fibrillation patients fails to increase uptake of stroke prevention drugs

ESC and EACTS develop guidelines for diagnosis and management of atrial fibrillation

ESC and EACTS develop guidelines for diagnosis and management of atrial fibrillation

Cannabinoids may alter the effects of some prescription drugs

Cannabinoids may alter the effects of some prescription drugs

Vitamin K may offer protective health benefits as we age, study suggests

Vitamin K may offer protective health benefits as we age, study suggests

Incidence of intracerebral hemorrhages increasing in older people, study finds

Incidence of intracerebral hemorrhages increasing in older people, study finds

AMP publishes evidence-based recommendations to standardize clinical genotyping tests for warfarin response

AMP publishes evidence-based recommendations to standardize clinical genotyping tests for warfarin response

AAN publishes updated practice advisory on closure of common heart defect after stroke

AAN publishes updated practice advisory on closure of common heart defect after stroke

Excess cardiac myosin worsens damage to heart tissue during a heart attack

Excess cardiac myosin worsens damage to heart tissue during a heart attack

How cannabis interacts with medications

How cannabis interacts with medications

Five things to know about drug interactions with cannabinoids

Five things to know about drug interactions with cannabinoids

Secondary analysis reinforces safety of blood thinner

Secondary analysis reinforces safety of blood thinner

Study finds racial, ethnic disparities in stroke prevention among patients undergoing dialysis

Study finds racial, ethnic disparities in stroke prevention among patients undergoing dialysis

Doctors should warn cardiology patients about the risk of marijuana use, say researchers

Doctors should warn cardiology patients about the risk of marijuana use, say researchers