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Warfarin (Coumadin) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations

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Warfarin (Coumadin) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations

What is the Generic Name for Coumadin?

warfarin

What is the Trade Name for warfarin?

Coumadin

What are the Indications of Warfarin (Coumadin) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

venous thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, A-fib, myocardial infarction

What are the Actions of Warfarin (Coumadin) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

disrupts liver synthesis of Vitamin K dependent clotting factors

What is the Therapeutic Class of Warfarin (Coumadin) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

Anticoagulant

What is the Pharmacologic Class of Warfarin (Coumadin) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

coumarins

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Date Published - Jun 1, 2018
Date Modified - Apr 8, 2019

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