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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...
The faulty INRatio device used in the rivaroxaban ROCKET atrial fibrillation trial1 is particularly important in light of another drawback to this novel oral anticoagulant (NOAC). Rivaroxaban has the....
In a 1-year study, rivaroxaban was more effective by several percentage points and did not confer excess bleeding risk.
Is rivaroxaban a safe and effective approach to postsurgical deep vein thrombosis after extended, but failed, warfarin therapy? Journal of Medical Case Reports
Extended therapy with rivaroxaban at either 20 mg or 10 mg was more effective than aspirin at preventing recurrent venous thromboembolism without an increased risk of bleeding. Heartwire fro...
This randomized trial assesses whether anakinra reduces risk of recurrent pericarditis among patients in Italy with colchicine-resistant and corticosteroid-dependent recurrent pericarditis.
In GEMINI-ACS-1, bleeding risk did not differ significantly between patients on a P2Y12 inhibitor plus rivaroxaban vs aspirin. But is it really time to throw out aspirin as "the cornerstone"...
New research looking at the efficacy of r
Cancer patients who received rivaroxaban (Xarelto) to treat venous thromboembolism (VTE) had significantly fewer emergency room visits and lower healthcare costs compared with those who received stand...
Colchicine, the main alkaloid of the poisonous plant meadow saffron (Colchicum autumnale L.), is a classical drug used for the treatment of gout and familial Mediterranean fever. Although colchicine i...
Colchicine has been suggested to be beneficial in preventing recurrent pericarditis. The goal of this study was to review all randomized controlled trials that assess the use of colchicine for the pre...
Rivaroxaban is an oral direct Xa inhibitor that can lead to prolongation of prothrombin time and activated partial thromboplastin time. However, these basic coagulation tests are not specific for the ...
Colchicine is a plant-derived alkaloid that disrupts the cell microtubule system and accumulates in neutrophils, inhibiting neutrophil adhesion and recruitment. Colchicine has been used extensively in...
The aims of this study were to investigate the effects of rivaroxaban on routine coagulation assays using our local, widely available, reagents and to study the relationship between sensitive coagulat...