Treatment of multiple sclerosis with high-dose corticosteroids may prolong the prothrombin time to dangerous levels in patients taking warfarin

Kaufman, M.

Multiple Sclerosis 3(4): 248-249

1997


ISSN/ISBN: 1352-4585
PMID: 9372508
DOI: 10.1177/135245859700300406
Accession: 047834917

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Abstract
Two patients who were taking warfarin experienced significant prolongations of the prothrombin time (protime) after treatment with high-dose corticosteroids for rapid progression of MS. This complication of therapy is potentially life-threatening.