Warfarin use significantly increases risk of knee and hip replacement in people with OA

ATLANTA — New research presented at ACR Convergence, the American College of Rheumatology’s annual meeting, shows that use of warfarin, a vitamin K drug widely prescribed to prevent blood clots, is associated with a significantly greater risk of knee and hip replacements in patients with osteoarthritis (ABSTRACT #0934). Osteoarthritis (OA) is a common joint disease […]