How is warfarin and superwarfarin toxicity treated?

Updated: Jan 19, 2018
  • Author: Kent R Olson, MD, FACEP; Chief Editor: David Vearrier, MD, MPH  more...
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All patients with signs of active bleeding or at significant risk of life-threatening hemorrhage require admission to the hospital. Suicidal ingestions require psychiatric evaluation, as well as 48-72 hours of observation to monitor for anticoagulation. Significant superwarfarin poisoning may require many weeks of vitamin K1 therapy. [15]

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