Pollack, CV et al. "Idarucizumab for Dabigatran Reversal — Full Cohort Analysis." DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa1707278
Concomitant use of dabigatran with verapamil or diltiazem was found to be associated with an increased risk of bleeding in patients with normal kidney function, according to the findings of a recently published retrospective cohort study.
Study findings revealed an increased risk of surgical intervention in women exposed to rivaroxaban.
Findings may help with decision-making in this high-risk patient population.
To identify medications with potential proarrhythmic association.
According to the findings of a recent study, attorney advertisements appear to influence patients’ decisions on modifying or discontinuing their direct oral anticoagulant (DOAC) medication prior to seeking medical advice.
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A list of medications routinely prescribed in primary care practice that should be used cautiously or avoided in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) was compiled in a recently published study in the Annals of Pharmacotherapy.