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2 Cardiovascular system
02-08-02 Treatment of DVT/PE

Warfarin
First Choice
Tablets
Link  MHRA Safety Alert: Calciphylaxis with Warfarin
Link  NICE CG144: Venous Thromboembolism
 

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Apixaban Eliquis
First Choice
Tablets
Link  GMMMG Prescribing Support for Novel Oral Anticoagulants (NOACs)
Link  NICE TA341: Apixaban for the treatment and secondary prevention of DVT/PE
 

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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  GMMMG Prescribing Support for Novel Oral Anticoagulants (NOACs)
Link  NICE TA327: Dabigatran for the treatment and secondary prevention of DVT/PE
 

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Edoxaban Lixiana®
Formulary
Tablets
Link  GMMMG Prescribing Support for Novel Oral Anticoagulants (NOACs)
Link  NICE TA354: Edoxaban for treating and preventing DVT/PE
 

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Rivaroxaban Xarelto®
Formulary
Tablets
Link  GMMMG Prescribing Support for Novel Oral Anticoagulants (NOACs)
Link  NICE TA261: Rivaroxaban for treatment of DVT
Link  NICE TA287: Rivaroxaban for treating PE and preventing recurrent venous thromboembolism
 

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Phenindione
Formulary
Tablets

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Acenocoumarol Sinthrome®
Formulary
Tablets
Link  NICE CG144: Venous Thromboembolism
 

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