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02-08-02 Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation

Warfarin
First Choice
Tablets
Link  Adult Loading Doses Policy
Link  MHRA Safety Alert: Calciphylaxis with Warfarin
Link  UKMI Q&A: IM injections in warfarin patients
Link  UKMI Q&A: Warfarin and PPI interaction
 

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Apixaban Eliquis
First Choice
Tablets
Link  PAT Guideline for the Management of Oral Anticoagulation in patients with Atrial Fibrillation
Link  GMMMG Prescribing Support for Novel Oral Anticoagulants (NOACs)
Link  NICE TA275: Stroke and systemic embolism (prevention, non-valvular atrial fibrillation) - apixaban (TA275)
 

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Dabigatran Pradaxa®
Formulary
Capsules

Praxbind (idarucizumab) is a specific reversal agent for dabigatran. This may be used on the advice of a haematologist only - see PAT guideline: Management of Bleeding in Patients Receiving Anti-thrombotic Agents.
Link  PAT Guideline for the Management of Oral Anticoagulation in patients with Atrial Fibrillation
Link  GMMMG Prescribing Support for Novel Oral Anticoagulants (NOACs)
Link  MHRA Drug Safety Update (dabigatran)
Link  NICE TA249: Dabigatran for Stroke prevention in AF
 

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Edoxaban Lixiana®
Formulary
Tablets
Link  GMMMG Prescribing Support for Novel Oral Anticoagulants (NOACs)
Link  NICE TA355: Edoxaban for stroke prevention in AF
 

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Rivaroxaban Xarelto®
Formulary
Tablets
Link  PAT Guideline for the Management of Oral Anticoagulation in patients with Atrial Fibrillation
Link  GMMMG Prescribing Support for Novel Oral Anticoagulants (NOACs)
Link  NICE TA256: Rivaroxaban for AF
 

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Acenocoumarol Sinthrome®
Formulary
Tablets
Link  NICE CG144: Venous thromboembolic diseases
 

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Phenindione
Formulary
Tablets

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