warfarin sodium

warfarin sodium
An anticoagulant with the same actions as dicumarol; also used as a rodenticide; also available as the potassium salt, with the same actions and uses. [Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation + coumarin]

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[USP] the sodium salt of warfarin, having the same actions as the base; administered orally, intravenously, or intramuscularly in the treatment and prophylaxis of thromboembolic disorders.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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