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As an effectual oral factor Xa inhibitor, Edoxaban is FDA approved as a novel anticoagulant therapy in the U.S. as an anticoagulant in several capacities: To reduce the risk with of both systemic embolism and stroke in patients afflicted with atrial fibrillation (AF), which is not related to heart valve problems. As a treatment for patients[…]

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Exemplary news on July 1, 2013 revealed that Apixaban, known as the brand name Eliquis, had achieved its primary goal in studies. Marketed by both Pfizer and Bristol-Myers Squibb, Apixaban is an effective anticoagulant that has undergone strenuous testing, based on data from a recently released study coined AMPLIFY. Results from this comprehensive study were[…]

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Clopidogrel Bisulfate, also known as the brand name anticoagulant medication Plavix, continues to impress with its safety profile. A study released at the end of March 2013 revealed that patients set to undergo percutaneous coronary intervention could successfully continue their regimen of Clopidogrel during this time. Caution was extended from the study investigators, which took[…]

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Apixaban, CAS number 503612-47-3, is showing itself to be a viable option for patients with atrial fibrillation who are in need of an anticoagulant. In two studies, ARISTOTLE and AVERROES, which included over 24,000 patients, Apixaban (Eliquis) showed statistically significant superiority to Warfarin.  A 21%  lower stroke risk for patients with atrial fibrillation was an[…]

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