dicumarol


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an anticoagulant drug that has now been largely replaced by warfarin

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Hemorrhagic sweet clover disease, dicumarol, and warfarin: the work of Karl Paul Link.
Dicumarol, the active ingredient in some rat poisons, kills rats by virtue of its anti-vitamin K activity.
He was treated with dicumarol and began wearing compression stockings and gradually felt much better, he said.
Since the discovery that bishydroxycoumarin (dicumarol) was the hemorrhagic agent responsible for "sweet clover disease" in cattle, numerous congeners of the compound have been synthesized.[2] Warfarin sodium is the most widely used coumarin derivative in the United States.
* Antacids containing aluminum and magnesium can also affect the absorption rate of drugs such as Dicumarol, an anticoagulant, causing blood levels to peak higher and earlier than desired.
The need for a more lasting method of anti-coagulation with less frequent injections led to the discovery of dicumarol.