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Potentiation of warfarin by interferon

BMJ 1995; 311 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.311.7000.292a (Published 29 July 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:292
  1. Y Adachi,
  2. Y Yokoyama,
  3. T Nanno,
  4. T Yamamoto

    Drs Y ADACHI, Y YOKOYAMA, T NANNO, and T YAMAMOTO (Kinki University School of Medicine, Osakasayama, Osaka 589, Japan) write: After giving interferon to a patient with chronic hepatitis C who had been taking warfarin, we observed increased anticoagulation, with an increased serum warfarin concentration necessitating a reduction in dose.

    A 52 year old woman with a history of post-transfusion chronic …

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