Warfarin and NSAIDs have important interactions. Two NSAIDs (phenylbutazone and naproxen) have been reported to displace warfarin from plasma proteins, leading to increased warfarin levels in serum and elevated prothrombin times. Phenylbutazone has also been shown to decrease elimination of warfarin. Other NSAIDs have not been reported to change warfarin protein binding or elimination, but the use of any NSAID is contraindicated in warfarin users because NSAID inhibition of platelet aggregation may significantly increase the risk for bleeding.

Was this article helpful?

0 0
Peripheral Neuropathy Natural Treatment Options

Peripheral Neuropathy Natural Treatment Options

This guide will help millions of people understand this condition so that they can take control of their lives and make informed decisions. The ebook covers information on a vast number of different types of neuropathy. In addition, it will be a useful resource for their families, caregivers, and health care providers.

Get My Free Ebook

Post a comment