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Original Source: Targeting Inflammation in Acute Coronary Syndrome Using Colchicine

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effect of colchicine on high sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP), a blood marker to measure inflammation, in patients with acute coronary syndromes.

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Rivaroxaban is the most broadly indicated novel oral anticoagulant and is marketed under the brand name Xarelto®. To date, Xarelto has been approved for use in the following indications across t...

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COPPS-2: Colchicine Stops Postop Pericarditis, Troubles Gut

In COPPS-2, patients taking colchicine had a high rate of adverse GI events, and this likely explains why there was no overall benefit in preventing AF after cardiac surgery; but it was effective ...

Colchicine 'Useless' for Postop Pericardial Effusion: POPE-2

In yet another trial, colchicine did not reduce complications after cardiac surgery; specifically, the drug failed to decrease postoperative pericardial effusion volume or prevent cardiac tamponad...

Colchicine for Prevention of Postpericardiotomy Syndrome and Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation The COPPS-2 Randomized Clinical Trial

ImportancePostpericardiotomy syndrome, postoperative atrial fibrillation (AF), and postoperative effusions may be responsible for increased morbidity and health care costs after cardiac surgery. Posto...

Rivaroxaban Viable as Alternative Anticoagulant for Cardioversion

The oral anticoagulant rivaroxaban appears to safely and effectively prevent the risk of stroke associated with cardioversion in patients with atrial fibrillation, according to a randomized trial of 1...

X-VERT: Rivaroxaban a Warfarin Alternative in AF Cardioversion

What if the three weeks of oral anticoagulation before AF cardioversion could be safely shortened to less than one week? It may be possible with rivaroxaban instead of a vitamin-K antagonist, a st...

BRIEF-Hikma says U.S. court grants temporary restraining order on co's Colchicine capsules

* Notes that us district court for district of delaware has granted takeda pharmaceuticals u.s. a motion for a temporary restraining order in relation to further distribution of hikma's fda-approved c...

Rivaroxaban and Dabigatran for Atrial Fibrillation Ablation

In the setting of AF ablation, how does rivaroxaban stand up to dabigatran? Europace

Pre-treatment with rivaroxaban may expedite cardioversion 

Oral anticoagulant therapy with rivaroxaban is a safe alternative to Vitamin K antagonist (VKA) therapy in patients with atrial fibrillation who are undergoing elective cardioversion to restore a norm...

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Rivaroxaban and Hemostasis in Emergency Care.

Rivaroxaban is an oral, direct Factor Xa inhibitor, approved for the prevention and treatment of several thromboembolic disorders. Rivaroxaban does not require routine coagulation monitoring and has a...

Colchicine for the prevention of pericarditis: what we know and what we do not know in 2014 - systematic review and meta-analysis.

The purpose of this study was to investigate and summarize available evidence on the efficacy and safety of colchicine for pericarditis prevention. Disease recurrence is the major and most common comp...

Colchicine in Behcet Syndrome: A Longterm Survey of Patients in a Controlled Trial.

To test the hypothesis that colchicine use during early disease decreases immunosuppressive use in Behçet syndrome (BS) in the long term.

Rivaroxaban for Treatment of Venous Thromboembolism in Older Adults.

Rivaroxaban is a factor Xa inhibitor recently approved for use in the treatment of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE). Older adults are at an increased risk for venous thromboembol...

Effect of rivaroxaban on fibrinolytic therapy in massive pulmonary embolism: two cases.

The risk of dying from a pulmonary embolism (PE) is estimated to be about 30% if inotropic support is required and no cardiopulmonary arrest occurs. Fibrinolysis in massive PE is regarded as a life-sa...

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