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August 5, 2019

Blood thinners in combination increase bleeding risk, Mayo study finds

By Adam Harringa harringaadam

Gastrointestinal bleeding is a common side effect for many blood-thinning medications. But new Mayo Clinic research finds that risk is amplified when patients receive more than one blood thinner – especially if they’re 75 or older. The study, published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, found patients receiving an anticoagulant drug and an antiplatelet drug, in […]

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Tags: AHRQ, anticoagulant, antiplatelet, blood thinner, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, Che Ngufor, gastroenterology, Neena Abraham, Nilay Shah, OptumLabs, Peter Noseworthy, Xiaoxi Yao


August 2, 2017

Mayo researchers to explore safety of combining blood-thinners

By Adam Harringa harringaadam

Millions of Americans are taking blood-thinning drugs for common medical conditions. Often, they receive prescriptions for more than one when they have multiple chronic diseases or conditions. As Americans age and the number of people on these drugs is expected to steadily increase over the coming decades, researchers are trying to better understand how the […]

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Tags: anticoagulant, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, gastroenterology, Neena Abraham


May 3, 2016

OLD DRUG OR NEW?

By Elizabeth Zimmermann elizabethzimmermann

Determining which drug works better for which patients “Our findings definitely point toward important age-related risk that merits consideration when doctors are making treatment recommendations,” says lead author Neena Abraham, M.D. To the average TV viewer, it may seem like new drugs flood the marketplace daily. However, from the 1950s until just recently, warfarin was […]

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Tags: anticoagulant, atrial fibrillation, cardiology, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, FDA, Neena Abraham


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