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Warfarin Overdose in a Breast-feeding Woman

By Danielle Schindler and Thomas P. Graham


We describe a case of a breastfeeding woman with an accidental warfarin overdose resulting in a markedly elevated prothrombin time. The breast-fed infant was evaluated and tested for ill effects. We discuss the use of warfarin while breast-feeding

Topics: Women’s Health
Publisher: Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, Irvine School of Medicine
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