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Compound Summary for: CID 23706212

Warfarin

Also known as: Potassium warfarin; Warfarin potassium; Antrombin K; Warfarin K; Athrombin-K; Warfarin-potassium [ISO]; CHEBI:32301; DSSTox_CID_22324
Molecular Formula: C19H15KO4   Molecular Weight: 346.4183   InChIKey: WSHYKIAQCMIPTB-UHFFFAOYSA-M
An anticoagulant that acts by inhibiting the synthesis of vitamin K-dependent coagulation factors. Warfarin is indicated for the prophylaxis and/or treatment of venous thrombosis and its extension, pulmonary embolism, and atrial fibrillation with embolization. It is also used as an adjunct in the prophylaxis of systemic embolism after myocardial infarction. Warfarin is also used as a rodenticide.   From: MeSH
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