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  • n  an anticoagulant (trade name Coumadin) use to prevent and treat a thrombus or embolus

  • In 1947, a better weapon appeared: an anticoagulant called warfarin.
  • Named warfarin, it is usually applied to bait grain.
  • Some physicians support DuPont's position because they say warfarin is a tricky drug and doses must be carefully calibrated.
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  • Enoch Showunmi in The Sun
    Showunmi added: "Back when I had my illness the doctor told me I might never play again. I'll admit there were times when I seriously wondered about my career. The usual period of time someone with a blood clot takes Warfarin for is six months - but...
  • Brian Farrell in Irish Times
    It's a haemorrhage associated with warfarin therapy,coroner Dr Brian Farrell said.
  • JP Morgan in Bloomberg
    Despite talk over trial design and cardiovascular safety, the intrinsic concern was one of liver safety,Morgan Stanley analysts said in a note to investors. "The panel feared that the hunger for a warfarin replacement would have made...

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