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Postings on Adverse Drug Effects

Postings for Patients & Caregivers Date Posted
Nosebleed information for persons on anticoagulant medicines (ACM's) February, 2014
Alliance for Aging Research Releases Survey of AFib Patients 65+ that Finds Active Participation in Treatment Decisions November, 2012
Venous thrombosis appears to double or triple with use of drospirenone-co June, 2011
Dabigatran Demystified: What Warfarin Patients Should Know About this New May, 2011
Dabigatran (brand name Pradaxa) Special Storage and Stability Issues - Us February, 2011
FDA approves Pradaxa (dabigatran) to prevent stroke in people with atrial October, 2010
Is it Safe to Send Stable Anticoagulation Clinic Patients Back to Usual M April, 2008
Birth Control Patch & Blood Clot Risk: FDA Approves Update to Label on Bi February, 2008
Dietary and Herbal Supplements in Patients on Anticoagulation – Serious U February, 2008
New to Warfarin (Coumadin)? Start Here for Answers January, 2008
Is there a safe, natural alternative to warfarin (brand name Coumadin)? May, 2007
Cedric Bills' DVT Story March, 2006
AstraZeneca Decides to Withdraw Exanta February, 2006
My hair is falling out. Is warfarin (Coumadin) to blame? January, 2006
NIH Conference on Dietary Supplements, Coagulation, and Antithrombotic Th March, 2005
Non-steroidal Anti-inflamatory Drugs (NSAIDs) Receive Greater Scrutiny in January, 2005
Anticoagulation Education and Reduced Bleeding in the Elderly October, 2004
FDA Rejects Ximelagatran (brand name Exanta) October, 2004
News on Vioxx and Congressional Hearings October, 2004

Postings for Healthcare Providers Date Posted
Alliance for Aging Research Releases Survey of AFib Patients 65+ that Finds Active Participation in Treatment Decisions November, 2012
Novel Anticoagulants Should not Replace Warfarin; Head-to-Head Trial Needed September, 2012
New Chest Guidelines Available Now February, 2012
Dronedarone permanent atrial fibrillation study (“PALLAS”) stopped early July, 2011
Venous thrombosis appears to double or triple with use of drospirenone-co June, 2011
Dabigatran (brand name Pradaxa) Special Storage and Stability Issues - Us February, 2011
Clopidogrel and PPI use Consensus Report from the ACC Foundation, the ACG December, 2010
Advisories Against the Use of Clopidogrel (Plavix) with Proton Pump Inhib November, 2010
FDA approves Pradaxa (dabigatran) to prevent stroke in people with atrial October, 2010
Medication Errors in Cardiovascular & Stroke Patients June, 2010
Study Finds Re-hospitalization for MI Increased Two-fold with PPI and Clo June, 2010
Clopidogrel Densensitization without Discontinuation July, 2009
Selected Proton Pump Inhibitors May Reduce the Efficacy of Clopidogrel May, 2009
Study Finds No Benefit of Low-dose Vitamin K Administration for High INRs May, 2009
Aspirin for Primary Prevention of Strokes and Heart Attacks April, 2009
Fondaparinux May Cause "Heparin"-Induced Thrombocytopenia March, 2009
IM (Intramuscular) Injections for Warfarin-Treated Patients: What Should March, 2009
Tinzaparin (Innohep) use associated with higher mortality rate in elderly December, 2008
Heparin Contamination December, 2008
Contaminated Heparin: Source and Mechanism of Recent Fatal Allergic Respo June, 2008
Is it Safe to Send Stable Anticoagulation Clinic Patients Back to Usual M April, 2008
Birth Control Patch & Blood Clot Risk: FDA Approves Update to Label on Bi February, 2008
Dietary and Herbal Supplements in Patients on Anticoagulation – Serious U February, 2008
Anticoagulation Safety a Hospital Priority for 2008 January, 2008
Non-bleeding Complications of Warfarin Therapy – Opposing Views & the Nee October, 2007
Warfarin more effective and at least as safe as low dose aspirin in elder September, 2007
Bleeding rates are higher in those over 80 years old when started on warf September, 2007
Ranibizumab (brand name Lucentis) associated with an increased incidence April, 2007
Clopidogrel plus aspirin possibly harmful in a broad population with card June, 2006
Long-term warfarin may increase osteoporotic fractures in men but not wom March, 2006
AstraZeneca Decides to Withdraw Exanta February, 2006
Aspirin Discontinuation Perioperatively Increases Cardiovascular Events June, 2005
New Data on Aspirin vs. Warfarin in TIA Patients, but Questions Persist March, 2005
NIH Conference on Dietary Supplements, Coagulation, and Antithrombotic Th March, 2005
What Happened to Ximelagatran? March, 2005
Non-steroidal Anti-inflamatory Drugs (NSAIDs) Receive Greater Scrutiny in January, 2005
Should Rofecoxib (Vioxx) Have Been Withdrawn Years Ago? November, 2004
Anticoagulation Education and Reduced Bleeding in the Elderly October, 2004
FDA Rejects Ximelagatran (brand name Exanta) October, 2004
News on Vioxx and Congressional Hearings October, 2004

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An Update on Testosterone Supplementation and Venous Thrombosis by Charles J. Glueck, M.D.

Seeking Patients Taking Warfarin (Coumadin) for a Brief Survey

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