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Scientific Name: Anisindione
Brand Name: Not Available
Company Owner: Not Available
Mechanism Of Action Like phenindione, to which it is related chemically, anisindione exercises its therapeutic action by reducing the prothrombin activity of the blood. By inhibiting the vitamin K–mediated gamma-carboxylation of precursor proteins, the formation of active procoagulation factors II, VII, IX, and X, as well as the anticoagulant proteins C and S is prevented. Anisindione has no direct thrombolytic effect and does not reverse ischemic tissue damage, although it may limit extension of existing thrombi and prevent secondary thromboembolic complications.
Description of the Drug: Not Available
Protein Data Bank: Not Available
Source: DrugBank Online – Retrieved 2023-01-23 from