TITLE

Watch Out For A Dangerous One-Two Punch

PUB. DATE
December 2004
SOURCE
RN;Dec2004, Vol. 67 Issue 12, p72
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on Savient Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s issuance of a safety alert to nurses and other healthcare professionals regarding a possibly serious interaction between its anabolic steroid oxandroline (Oxandrin) and warfarin (Coumadin). Use of oxadrolone to promote weight gain; Evidence that concurrent dosing of oxandroline and warfarin may result in large increases in prothrombin time.
ACCESSION #
15345851

 

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