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Stroke Rounds: Can Antidotes Increase NOAC Use?

“Doctors and patients have a very inflated idea about how much bleeding these drugs cause, which is not realistic,” said Peter Kowey, MD, a cardiologist at Main Line Health and the Lankenau Heart Institute. He added that having approved antidotes would help counter those beliefs, even if the vast majority of patients wouldn’t be candidates for a reversal agent. More from MedPage Today.

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