Atrial fibrillation Dabigatran/Rivaroxaban/Apixaban

Thinning the blood with dabigatran (Pradaxa) and rivaroxaban (Xarelto) –Thoughts on fear and lack of reversal agents…

The good news: Patients with heart disease have enjoyed great advances in stroke and heart attack prevention in the last few years. The bad news: most of these advances have involved novel new blood-thinning drugs. The idea of blood thinners is quite simple: Heart attacks and strokes most often stem from clotted blood. The same […]