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Fatal Forty DDI: warfarin, green vegetables


This case discusses the pharmacodynamic interaction between leafy green vegetables and warfarin, resulting in loss of anticoagulant effect.


Warfarin Vitamin K Kale International Normalized Ratio INR Anticoagulation Coagulation Vitamin K epoxide reductase Leafy green vegetables Collard greens Spinach Turnips 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of AnesthesiologyKosair Children’s HospitalLouisvilleUSA
  2. 2.Department of Anesthesiology, Magee-Womens HospitalUniversity of Pittsburgh School of MedicinePittsburghUSA

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