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What is the newly approved anticoagulant?

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Dr. Mark Rasak
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: There a few

Three new agents out, apixaban , pradaxa, xaralto.
Each has its adavantages . No measuring levels and no food retrictions like coumadin (warfarin). Although they are better than Coumadin (warfarin) and have less bleeding , when pts do bleed from these , there isnt a reversal agent like coumadin (warfarin).

In brief: There a few

Three new agents out, apixaban , pradaxa, xaralto.
Each has its adavantages . No measuring levels and no food retrictions like coumadin (warfarin). Although they are better than Coumadin (warfarin) and have less bleeding , when pts do bleed from these , there isnt a reversal agent like coumadin (warfarin).
Dr. Mark Rasak
Dr. Mark Rasak
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Dr. John Di Saia
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Several....

The newest class of drugs i know of in that area is the factor xa inhibitors: http://en.
Wikipedia.Org/wiki/direct_xa_inhibitor.

In brief: Several....

The newest class of drugs i know of in that area is the factor xa inhibitors: http://en.
Wikipedia.Org/wiki/direct_xa_inhibitor.
Dr. John Di Saia
Dr. John Di Saia
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