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"New generation of blood thinners often easier to use"


Source: CTV.CA

Published: 19 Apr 2022

Category: Pharmaceutical

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Keywords: blood thinners warfarin anticoagulants dabigatran

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Patients who have been on the life-saving but notoriously difficult to manage blood thinner warfarin have some new easier-to-use anti-clotting drug options coming.

A new group of oral anticoagulants is slowly starting to enter the market -- the first of them, dabigatran, was approved last fall as an alternative to warfarin in cases of atrial fibrillation, a heart rhythm disorder...

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