Shon and colleagues (24) studied patients who were taking anticoagulant medication
for cardiac or cerebral diseases and found both laser systems to be effective.
The strategies contained in this alert give health care organizations and caregivers the tools to make a difference in preventing anticoagulant medication
Elderly patients who spend most of their time sitting or lying through illness should be treated with anticoagulant medication
to stop the blood from clotting easily.
Paying attention to anticoagulant medication
errors: What have we learned?
She denied taking aspirin, ibuprofen, or any other anticoagulant medication
Currently, people on anticoagulant medication
are advised to either not eat sources of vitamin K or, in what may be a more enlightened but difficult to manage approach, are advised to not introduce changes in their dietary habits.
Patten instructed the patient to increase her anticoagulant medication
and to return to Dr.
However, when she was admitted to the rehab hospital, her medication orders included an anticoagulant medication
, heparin 5000 units, administered subcutaneously, twice a day.
Because of the excessive risk of stroke, the patient was treated with Coumadin, an anticoagulant medication
known to reduce the risk of stroke (22).
Often, the anticoagulant medication
that's given at the hospital is not continued at a long term care facility," she says, noting that many doctors are concerned about the risk of bleeding associated with anticoagulant drugs, especially with patients who have trouble walking and are susceptible to falls.
The first product that ABP will seek Food and Drug Administration marketing approval for is an Accu-Break-formatted version of the popular anticoagulant medication
One of the studies used multivariate analyses in a cohort of patients taking 1 or more anticoagulant medications
and did not find any significant difference in recurrence rates among both groups after controlling for the type of anticoagulant medication
ABP will look for the US Food and Drug Administration approval for its first anticoagulant medication
warfarin (Coumadin) product.
Pradaxa is an oral anticoagulant medication
, capable of limiting the blood-clotting process, which can help to prevent the clots building up.
The conditions included requiring the manufacturer to enroll all patients treated with the device after approval in a registry, which would follow the durability of the therapeutic effects and safety; and not using the device in patients with impaired coagulation or in those who are on anticoagulant medication
, because hemoptysis was reported in six treated patients in the pivotal study.