Warfarin

by Cathy Parkes December 16, 2019

Warfarin

 

Warfarin is an important oral anticoagulant. The mode of action of warfarin is the antagonize vitamin K, which prevents formation of several clotting factors.

HINT: Warfarin declares WAR on vitamin K.

To learn more about warfarin, check out our video on cardiovascular medications - anticoagulants heparin and warfarin.


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