Class: Anticoagulants (Cardiovascular drugs)
Mechanism of Action:
Molecular Formulae: C19H15NAO4 = 330.3
Precautions: Pregnancy. peptic ulceration. severe hypertension. bacterial endocarditis.
Indications/Uses: Prophylaxis and treatment of venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism. prophylaxis of embolism in rheumatic heart disease and atrial fibrillation. dose variable.
Interactions: Common and serious; alcohol, nsiads. phenytoin, ketoconazole, cimetidine, allopurinol, amiodarone, eythromycin, sulphonamides.
Side Effects: Risk of haemorrhage. alopecia. fever nausea. vomiting. hypersensitivity. priapism. skin necrosis.