Serious side effects include hemorrhage, infections, and atrial fibrillation. Second primary malignancies have occurred in some patients taking the drug, which is also contraindicated in women who are breastfeeding.
CDC officials project that as many as 12 million Americans will be living with atrial fibrillation by 2050. ... Granger CB, Alexander JH, McMurry JJ. Apixaban versus warfarin in patients with atrial fibrillation.
they don't require blood test monitoring, make patients with blood clots and atrial fibrillation less dependent on doctors' offices.
6.3% of the participants being diagnosed with atrial fibrillation in the first year versus 2.3% of those getting usual care. ... Effect of a home-based wearable continuous ECG monitoring patch on detection of undiagnosed atrial fibrillation: the mSToPS
The FDA is reviewing data from a clinical trial of the antiarrhythmic drug dronedarone (Multaq) in patients with permanent atrial fibrillation (AF). ... However, health care professionals should not prescribe dronedarone to patients with permanent atrial
His only other medical problem is chronic atrial fibrillation, for which he takes warfarin. ... These anatomic shunts are associated with the appearance of left atrial or ventricular bubbles after several cardiac cycles.
Higher intake, they said, may beassociated with lower risk of overall CHDbut also a greater risk of atrial fibrillation,stroke and cancer.
Heavy drinking imposes significant risks for osteoporosis, many types of cancer, liver disease, hypertension, atrial fibrillation, stroke and multiple social and behavioral problems. ... Higher intake, they said, may be associated with lower risk of
A new indication for apixaban (Eliquis), to reduce the risk of stroke and systemic embolism in patients with atrial fibrillation that is not caused by a heart valve problem. ... Safety and efficacy in patients with atrial fibrillation not caused by