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This trial will include patients who have a heart condition called atrial fibrillation. Atrial fibrillation is an abnormal rhythm (irregular beat) in the heart. Patients with atrial fibrillation have an increased chance for a blood clot to form in the heart and move to other blood vessels in the body and cause obstruction. This obstruction may damage tissue. For example, a blood clot plugging a vessel in the brain could cause a stroke. Therefore, patients with atrial fibrillation may be given anticoagulant (blood-thinning) tablets such as warfarin or acenocoumarol.
The purpose of this study is to compare the safety and effectiveness of a new injectable anticoagulant drug that is administered once weekly, SR34006 with warfarin or acenocoumarol tablets.
Assignment to either SR34006 Injection or vitamin K antagonist (warfarin or acenocoumarol) tablets will be purely by chance and will be known by both patients and their doctors.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
SR34006 (idraparinux sodium) Injection, vitamin K antagonist (warfarin or acenocoumarol) tablets
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Patients who have a pulmonary embolism (blood clot in the lung) will be treated in this study. The purpose of the study is to compare the safety and effectiveness of a new injectable anti...
The objective of this study is to evaluate wether the new investigational, neutralizable blood thinner (anticoagulant) "biotinylated idraparinux", administered once weekly under the skin, ...
The purpose of this study is to assess how blood clotting and thinning time is effected when a single dose of warfarin is given alone and when a single dose of warfarin is given with mipom...
The main objective of this study is to assess the effectiveness of low dose Vitamin K1 (200 micrograms per day) at improving anticoagulation control in unstable patients on warfarin. This ...
This study examines patients on chronic hemodialysis with non-valvular atrial fibrillation, who have a CHA2DS2-VASc Score of ≥ 2 and therefore are candidates for or already receive a vit...
Non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants versus warfarin for the prevention of spontaneous echo-contrast and thrombus in patients with atrial fibrillation or flutter undergoing cardioversion: A trans-esophageal echocardiography study.
Spontaneous echo-contrast (SEC) and thrombus observed in trans-esophageal echocardiography (TEE) is known as a strong surrogate marker for future risk of ischemic stroke in patients with atrial fibril...
Quality of life and patient satisfaction in patients with atrial fibrillation on stable vitamin K antagonist treatment or switched to a non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulant during a 1-year follow-up: A PREFER in AF Registry substudy.
Non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants (NOACs) are being introduced for stroke prevention in non-valvular Atrial Fibrillation (AF), and promise to be accepted better than Vitamin K Antagonists (...
\Anticoagulation is used for stroke prophylaxis in non-valvular atrial fibrillation, amongst other by use of the vitamin K antagonist, warfarin. Quality in warfarin therapy is often summarized by the ...
The development of non-vitamin K-dependent oral anticoagulants (NOACs) is a new alternative to treatment with warfarin. The purpose of this study was to explore drug prescription decisions of NOACs or...
Non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants (NOAC) have been shown to be safe and effective alternatives to warfarin for the prevention of thromboembolic complications in patients with non-valvular a...
An anticoagulant that acts by inhibiting the synthesis of vitamin K-dependent coagulation factors. Warfarin is indicated for the prophylaxis and/or treatment of venous thrombosis and its extension, pulmonary embolism, and atrial fibrillation with embolization. It is also used as an adjunct in the prophylaxis of systemic embolism after myocardial infarction. Warfarin is also used as a rodenticide.
A coumarin that is used as an anticoagulant. Its actions and uses are similar to those of WARFARIN. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p233)
Membrane transport proteins that actively co-transport ASCORBIC ACID and sodium ions across the CELL MEMBRANE. Dietary absorption of VITAMIN C is highly dependent upon this class of transporters and a subset of SODIUM GLUCOSE TRANSPORTERS which transport the oxidized form of vitamin C, DEHYDROASCORBIC ACID.
A lipid cofactor that is required for normal blood clotting. Several forms of vitamin K have been identified: VITAMIN K 1 (phytomenadione) derived from plants, VITAMIN K 2 (menaquinone) from bacteria, and synthetic naphthoquinone provitamins, VITAMIN K 3 (menadione). Vitamin K 3 provitamins, after being alkylated in vivo, exhibit the antifibrinolytic activity of vitamin K. Green leafy vegetables, liver, cheese, butter, and egg yolk are good sources of vitamin K.
A vitamin antagonist which has teratogenic effects.
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