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August 26, 1998

Acetaminophen and Risk Factors for Excess Anticoagulation With Warfarin—Reply

JAMA. 1998;280(8):695-697. doi:10-1001/pubs.JAMA-ISSN-0098-7484-280-8-jbk0826

In Reply.—A variety of clinical factors have been reported to cause excessive warfarin effect. The goal of our study was to quantify the impact of such factors in real-world clinical practice. Patients in our study were asked about use of over-the-counter medications, including vitamins, and recent changes in vitamin intake. None of the patients with an INR higher than 6 reported a change in their daily intake of vitamins during the week preceding the INR determination.