AAN: Don't Stop Warfarin for Dental Visits

Posted on October 9, 2013

The American Academy of Neurology has recommended that patients taking aspirin or warfarin (Coumadin) for prevention after a stroke don't need to stop the drug for dental procedures and probably can stay on it for most other minor medical procedures, according to Medpage Today.

Prostate or hernia procedures, electromyography, and saphenous vein ablation might be candidates for continued warfarin or aspirin, according to guidelines published in the May 28 issue of Neurology.

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