The widely-used antibiotic flucloxacillin reduces warfarin availability and anticoagulation, putting patients at risk of thromboembolism and stroke, Australian clinicians have warned. The findings comes from a Queensland study that found patients taking flucloxaciilin need twice the usual dose of warfarin to achieve target INR. Infectious diseases specialists at the Prince Charles Hospital in Brisbane said ...
Warfarin-flucloxacillin interaction may increase risk of stroke
By Michael Woodhead
11 Jul 2018