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Warfarin users take 10 other drugs on average

Jacobson A et al. The biennial summit of the Thrombosis & Hemostasis Societies of North America 2018. Poster 2

Key clinical point: Polypharmacy appears to be more frequent among patients on warfarin, compared with those in the general population.

Major finding: On average, warfarin patients had 8.8 concurrent active prescription drugs.

Study details: A review of medical records from 1,122 warfarin patients.

Disclosures: Dr. Jacobson reported having no financial disclosures.

Source: Jacobson A et al. The biennial summit of the Thrombosis & Hemostasis Societies of North America 2018. Poster 2.

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Jacobson A et al. The biennial summit of the Thrombosis & Hemostasis Societies of North America 2018. Poster 2

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