warfarin

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warfarin

(wôr`fərĭn), anticoagulantanticoagulant
, any of several substances that inhibit blood clot formation (see blood clotting). Some anticoagulants, such as the coumarin derivatives bishydroxycoumarin (Dicumarol) and warfarin (Coumadin) inhibit synthesis of prothrombin, a clot-forming substance, and other
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 used to treat blood clots. In large doses it causes bleeding, and in patients with genetic variations that increase sensitivity to the drug and decrease the rate at which it is metabolized standard dosages may also cause bleeding. Warfarin, mixed with bait, is used in rodent control.
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Goldshield Group issued a statement on Friday in which it said two of its directors - Ajit Patel and Kirti Patel - had been told they would be charged on April 7 in relation to an alleged conspiracy to defraud the Secretary of State for Health and others in relation to warfarin, a blood-thinning drug, and Marevan.
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