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Related to dicoumarol: coumarin, Phenindione
  • noun

Synonyms for dicoumarol

an anticoagulant drug that has now been largely replaced by warfarin

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The use of these tests is remarkable because the Quick PT preceded the discovery of the anticoagulant effect of dicoumarol in spoiled sweet clover and both tests were in use long before there was any understanding of the mechanism of the action of oral anticoagulants or which of the plasma factors were affected by them.
Based on one study published in 1950, dicoumarol is probably also compatible during nursing.
Fungal decomposition of sweet clover results in the formation of dicoumarol, which is an anticoagulant, but this does not lead to the conclusion that coumarins, per se, cause bleeding.
Chloramphenicol, dicoumarol, disulfiram, isoniazid, cimetidine, and some sulfonamides cause increased phenytoin concentrations through enzyme inhibition (21).
It should be noted, however, that simple coumarmns such as umbelliferone, found in many plants -- including chamomile and passion flower, popular components of herbal teas -- are not notably active anticoagulants; however, dicoumarol, which occurs e.