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FDA: Pradaxa vs. Warfarin Study Results Announced

The FDA announced the results of a new study on Medicare patients comparing Pradaxa (dabigatran etexilate mesylate; Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals) vs. warfarin for risk of ischemic or clot-related stroke, bleeding in the brain, major gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding, myocardial infarction (MI), and death.
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Benefits of Warfarin After Dementia Diagnosis Explored

For veterans receiving warfarin for nonvalvular atrial fibrillation, continuing warfarin after a diagnosis of dementia is associated with a protective effect in prevention of stroke and mortality, according to a study published online December 30 in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.
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Drug Interaction Possible When HCV Regimens Added to Warfarin

A retrospective cohort study in the Annals of Pharmacotherapy found a clinically significant decrease in warfarin dose-response with concurrent hepatitis C treatments, especially with ombitasvir/paritaprevir/ritonavir and dasabuvir (OBV-PTV/r-DSV).
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Long-Term Warfarin in AFib Patients May Up Dementia Risk

Patients with atrial fibrillation taking long-term warfarin had higher rates of dementia than non-atrial fibrillation patients, a study presented at the Heart Rhythm Society's 37th Annual Scientific Sessions has found.
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Kcentra Approved for Urgent Reversal of Warfarin in Emergency Surgery Setting

The FDA has approved the expanded indication for Kcentra (Prothrombin Complex Concentrate [Human]; CSL Behring) to include the urgent reversal of acquired coagulation factor deficiency induced by vitamin K antagonist therapy in adult patients needing an urgent surgery or other invasive procedure.
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FDA Approves Eliquis for Nonvalvular AFib

Bristol-Myers Squibb and Pfizer announced that the FDA has approved Eliquis (apixaban tablets) to reduce the risk of stroke and systemic embolism in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF).
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GI Bleed Hospitalization Risk Linked to Oral Anticoagulant Choice, PPI Cotherapy

To compare the incidence of hospitalization for upper GI tract bleeding, researchers used US Medicare beneficiary files to identify a cohort of patients that were ≥30 years old who initiated oral anticoagulation therapy with apixaban, dabigatran, rivaroxaban, or warfarin, with or without PPI cotherapy.