Warfarin

by Cathy Parkes December 16, 2019 Updated: February 16, 2024

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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