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Determined and Desperate to Diet

Fatal Forty DDI: orlistat, warfarin

Abstract

This case discusses the drug interactions between orlistat, vitamin K, and warfarin that lead to changes in coagulability.

Keywords

Pharmacokinetic Orlistat Alli Xenical Diet pill Absorption Malabsorption Vitamins fat-soluble vitamins Lipophilic Intestinal lipase Vitamin K Warfarin Amiodarone Cyclosporin Lamotrigine Valproic acid Vigabatrin Gabapentin Thyroxine 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Pediatric Cardiac AnesthesiologyMemorial Regional HospitalHollywoodUSA
  2. 2.Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative MedicineOregon Health and Science UniversityPortlandUSA

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