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Can coumadin (warfarin) affect blood platelet count?

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Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
No: Coumadin (warfarin) effects on extrinsic pathway of clotting factors not on platelet count or function.
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
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A 43-year-old member asked:

Could Coumadin (warfarin) effect blood platelet count?

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 45 years experience
Usually not: Because warfarin is a vitamin k antagonist and affect production of proteins needed for blood clotting, whereas platelets are product of blood cells.

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