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Explanation: I have heard the drug warfarin mentioned above (and administered to a stroke patient) described in this way by a British doctor. The doctor also told the patient, my grandfather, that it was rat poison. I think that's true. What's important is the size of the dose.
Among many other hits, I turned this up on Google:
Warfarin Therapy: Evolving Strategies in Anticoagulation - ...
... February 1, 1999 - AFP. Warfarin Therapy: Evolving Strategies in Anticoagulation. ... TABLE
3 Selected Warfarin-Drug Interactions. Characteristics of interaction, Drug, ... www.aafp.org/afp/990201ap/635.html - 98k - Cached - Similar pages
mckinnc Local time: 01:40 Native speaker of: English PRO pts in pair: 335