Pharmacy Practice Faculty Publications

Title

Pharmacogenomics and Warfarin

Document Type

Editorial

Publication Date

1-15-2009

Journal Title

American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy

Volume

66

Issue

2

First Page

121

DOI

10.2146/ajhp080635

Abstract

The author reflects on the pharmacogenomic dosing of warfarin to patients. He believes that clinical variables make the warfarin the most challenging medication to manage. An overview of the pharmacogenomic dosing methods is offered. The author suggests to consider the effectiveness of outcomes from clinical trials before dosing of warfarin.

Keywords

pharmacogenomics, warfarin, clinical trials, clinical medicine, dosage of drugs