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.
To investigate the association between DOAC use and PPI initiation, researchers used data from community pharmacies in the Netherlands from 2012-2016.
Safety Alerts and Recalls, Uncategorized
The recall is specific to Eliquis 5mg Tablets (60-count bottle) Lot# HN0063 with expiration date of September 2019.
The researchers searched the U.S. Medicare database for NVAF patients 65 years of age and older who were newly prescribed one of the following medications: apixaban, dabigatran, rivaroxaban, or warfarin.