Medication Emergencies: What Drug Is This?

Mary L. Windle, PharmD; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD; Jenna Woods, BS, PharmD Candidate 2015


July 11, 2014

The nurse identifies the white tablet as ciprofloxacin 250 mg and the lavender tablet as warfarin 2 mg. The nurse recognizes that ciprofloxacin could be inhibiting the metabolism of the warfarin and, therefore, increasing the patient's international normalized ratio. The nurse notifies the medical team.

Read about ciprofloxacin here.

Read about warfarin here.


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