Pradaxa(dabigatran) – Xarelto(rivaroxaban) – Eliquis(apixaban) Are these novel anticoagulants better than Warfarin or are there concerns… All three new anticoagulants are approved for atrial fibrillation treatment in people who do not have heart valve problems or artificial valves. One of the three also has FDA approval for additional conditions. Atrial fibrillation disrupts the – Read More…, There are [More]
Although this study is only able to show an association between prescription NSAIDs and the risk for atrial fibrillation, lead researcher Dr. Bruno Stricker, a professor of pharmacoepidemiology at Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam, the Netherlands …
Popular pain relievers may increase the risk of atrial fibrillation â?? the most common cause of irregular heartbeat, The New York Times reported.
If you are taking Pradaxa – STOP! Just my opinion but Afib is enough to worry about, you shouldn’t have to worry about bleeding to death from a blood thinner. Boehringer says it’s fighting 2,000 lawsuits over Pradaxa safety … http://www.fiercepharma.com Thu, 13 Feb 2014 14:30:23 GMT Pradaxa has become a bigger legal headache for [More]
StopAfib.org interviews Dr. Douglas Packer See the full transcript at: http://www.stopafib.org/newsitem.cfm/NEWSID/298 In this video, Dr. Douglas L. Packer o…
Do drugs that control heart rhythm or heart rate do a better job of treating atrial fibrillation?  It turns out the answer to that question depends on when yo…
Many AFib patients take Pradaxa to prevent strokes. Pradaxa,  unlike Coumadin, has no antidote.  If you have a bleed – YOU MAY DIE!!  Those taking Pradaxa should consult their doctors about other alternatives.  If you have been injured – sue the ______’s !!
Study Rundown: Patients presenting with atrial fibrillation (AF) following myocardial infarction are often prescribed warfarin as a preventative measure against thromboembolic events. A subset of these patients also have chronic kidney disease (CKD) …
Take it from me drug treatment for Atrial Fibrillation will only buy you time.  Get your afib FIXED and try not to settle for anything less than sinus rhythm.  Remember Afib begets Afib – it will only get worse as you age. Atrial fibrillation is a condition where the heart’s normally precise electrical system goes [More]
The attributable risk of stroke due to hypertension may decrease in the elderly, partly because other factors such as atrial fibrillation become more dominant. Not just in stroke but in many …. Zapping Vein Tops Drugs for Controlling Afib CME. 2/18/2014.
Paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (Afib) recurred significantly less often in patients initially treated with radiofrequency ablation (RFA) instead of medication, results of a randomized trial showed. Patients who received anti-arrhythmic drugs as first …
The Firm is investigating Pradaxa lawsuits on behalf of individuals who allegedly suffered serious episodes of internal bleeding, allegedly due to their use of the blood thinner.
An exciting study of a potential new atrial fibrillation treatment just came out which studied the effects of colchicine, a common drug patients take to treat acute gout, on afib patients. First, the basics about afib and why new treatments are so needed.
Approximately one in two patients with atrial fibrillation (Afib) do not optimally reduce their risk of stroke or bleeding when treated with the most widely prescribed oral-anticoagulant therapy, according to a study published online in Circulation …
“In some cases, AFib can cause chest pain but some people may not feel any symptoms,” Dr. Bhakta said. “A lot of the episodes are silent, so these patients don’t know they have atrial fibrillation. Atrial fibrillation is often treated with drugs to …
I was prescribed Pradaxa as an alternative for Coumadin when I was in Afib.  The elimination of the need for regular blood tests as with coumadin was a real selling point.  What my doctor failed to explain to me was the fact that unlike coumadin – Pradaxa had no bleeding antidote, if you had a [More]
Dr. Jeff Nagge explains how to manage vitamin K intake when taking warfarin Part of an unscripted video series “Speaking from experience” developed by the He…
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[ytapvideo id=eIcXlKq_f3s] StopAfib.org interviews Dr. Douglas Packer See the full transcript at: http://www.stopafib.org/newsitem.cfm/NEWSID/298 In this video, Dr. Douglas L. Packer o…
[ytapvideo id=9KtVNsHjZuo] Dr. Rajat Deo, a cardiovascular medicine doctor at Penn Heart and Vascular, discusses how new and better drugs will be replacing Coumadin to help atrial fibr…
[ytapvideo id=Yu0BqDoT9j4] In this video from Boston Atrial Fibrillation Symposium 2010, Professor John Camm discusses the two newest antiarrhythmic drugs, dronedarone (Multaq®), which…
[ytapvideo id=DvZ0vbALAVI] Colchicine for Recurrent AF after Ablation.
[ytapvideo id=VvLTjemTue4] StopAfib.org interviews Dr. Peter Kowey See the full transcript at: http://www.stopafib.org/newsitem.cfm/NEWSID/255 In this video interview at Boston Atrial …
[ytapvideo id=C74nEG0lFQA] Do drugs that control heart rhythm or heart rate do a better job of treating atrial fibrillation? It turns out the answer to that question depends on when yo…
Pradaxa Alert! – Is Pradaxa worth it?  After my 2nd ablation my Afib has gone into remission!  My electrophysiologist  however has put me on Pradaxa.  I ran my Chads score and took myself  OFF PRADAXA…  I Pays to be proactive in your own treatment –  Guess Why…Pradaxa Bleeding Deaths www.youblawg.com4/14/12 A new report released by the Food and Drug [More]