For a transcript of the podcast and show notes: https://www.coreimpodcast.com/2019/05/08/medications-daytime-vs-nighttime-part-1/
- Why do we dose warfarin at night? (2:45)
- Back to the basics – what are the pharmacodynamics of warfarin and how does vitamin K intake matter? (4:28)
- Practical matters – so what should we tell patients (6:14)
- Dippers and non-dippers – what happens to blood pressure at night? (9:32)
- The surprising link between dipping and cardiovascular outcomes (11:15)
- Timing is everything… or is it? The evidence behind taking BP meds at night (11:58)
- Review of teaching points (15:58)
Thank you to Dr. Matthew Sparks, Nephrologist at Duke and Tania Ahuja, pharmacist at NYU Langone Health for peer-reviewing this episode!
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