I Have Been Told That Asian Patients Need Lower Doses Of Certain Medications. Is This True?

Question: I Have Been Told That Asian Patients Need Lower Doses Of Certain Medications. Is This True?

Answer: There is evidence that Asians metabolize blood-thinning medicines called Coumadin or Warfarin differently than many other ethnic groups.

In general, different ethnic groups do have different types of metabolism for various drugs.

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