Study: Intracranial bleeding risk lower in rivaroxaban users

02/3/2012 | Family Practice News

A sub-analysis of the ROCKET-AF trial showed that patients with atrial fibrillation who took the new anticoagulant rivaroxaban to prevent stroke were 40% less likely to have intracranial hemorrhages than warfarin users. Researchers also found that adding clopidogrel to either warfarin or rivaroxaban increased the risk of intracranial bleeding by 250% compared with clopidogrel or warfarin alone.

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