Blood Thinners and the Genetics Behind Drug Response

October 02, 2012
A study in the journal Lancet regarding a new blood thinning drug brings to mind the difficulty doctors and patients have in using anticoagulants to prevent clots that could otherwise...
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FDA Updates Label for Commonly Used Blood Thinner to Include Dosing Recommendations Based on Genetics

February 04, 2010
Warfarin (Coumadin ®) is a blood thinner given to people at high risk for the formation of blood clots due to conditions such as deep vein thrombosis, heart valve disease...
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New Study Shows That Genetic Information Can Improve Administration Of Commonly Used Blood Thinner

February 19, 2009
Each time a doctor writes a prescription for warfarin (Coumadin ®), a blood thinner given to about two million people each year in the United States, it’s a guessing game....
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