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N Engl J Med ; 381(12): 1103-1113, 2019 09 19.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31475793

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BACKGROUND: There are limited data from randomized trials evaluating the use of antithrombotic therapy in patients with atrial fibrillation and stable coronary artery disease. METHODS: In a multicenter, open-label trial conducted in Japan, we randomly assigned 2236 patients with atrial fibrillation who had undergone percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) or coronary-artery bypass grafting (CABG) more than 1 year earlier or who had angiographically confirmed coronary artery disease not requiring revascularization to receive monotherapy with rivaroxaban (a non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulant) or combination therapy with rivaroxaban plus a single antiplatelet agent. The primary efficacy end point was a composite of stroke, systemic embolism, myocardial infarction, unstable angina requiring revascularization, or death from any cause; this end point was analyzed for noninferiority with a noninferiority margin of 1.46. The primary safety end point was major bleeding, according to the criteria of the International Society on Thrombosis and Hemostasis; this end point was analyzed for superiority. RESULTS: The trial was stopped early because of increased mortality in the combination-therapy group. Rivaroxaban monotherapy was noninferior to combination therapy for the primary efficacy end point, with event rates of 4.14% and 5.75% per patient-year, respectively (hazard ratio, 0.72; 95% confidence interval [CI], 0.55 to 0.95; P<0.001 for noninferiority). Rivaroxaban monotherapy was superior to combination therapy for the primary safety end point, with event rates of 1.62% and 2.76% per patient-year, respectively (hazard ratio, 0.59; 95% CI, 0.39 to 0.89; P = 0.01 for superiority). CONCLUSIONS: As antithrombotic therapy, rivaroxaban monotherapy was noninferior to combination therapy for efficacy and superior for safety in patients with atrial fibrillation and stable coronary artery disease. (Funded by the Japan Cardiovascular Research Foundation; AFIRE UMIN Clinical Trials Registry number, UMIN000016612; and ClinicalTrials.gov number, NCT02642419.).


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Fibrilação Atrial/tratamento farmacológico , Doença das Coronárias/terapia , Inibidores do Fator Xa/uso terapêutico , Inibidores da Agregação de Plaquetas/uso terapêutico , Rivaroxabana/uso terapêutico , Idoso , Aspirina/uso terapêutico , Fibrilação Atrial/complicações , Fibrilação Atrial/mortalidade , Ponte de Artéria Coronária , Doença das Coronárias/complicações , Quimioterapia Combinada/efeitos adversos , Inibidores do Fator Xa/efeitos adversos , Feminino , Humanos , Estimativa de Kaplan-Meier , Masculino , Intervenção Coronária Percutânea , Inibidores da Agregação de Plaquetas/efeitos adversos , Modelos de Riscos Proporcionais , Antagonistas do Receptor Purinérgico P2Y/uso terapêutico , Rivaroxabana/efeitos adversos
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Ther Adv Cardiovasc Dis ; 13: 1753944719863641, 2019.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31364490

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BACKGROUND: This analysis aimed to evaluate the impact of rivaroxaban exposure and patient characteristics on efficacy and safety outcomes in patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) and to determine whether therapeutic drug monitoring might provide additional information regarding rivaroxaban dose, beyond what patient characteristics provide. METHODS: A post hoc exposure-response analysis was conducted using data from the phase III ATLAS ACS 2 Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction (TIMI) 51 study, in which 15,526 randomized ACS patients received rivaroxaban (2.5 mg or 5 mg twice daily) or placebo for a mean of 13 months (maximum follow up: 31 months). A multivariate Cox model was used to correlate individual predicted rivaroxaban exposures and patient characteristics with time-to-event clinical outcomes. RESULTS: For the incidence of myocardial infarction (MI), ischemic stroke, or nonhemorrhagic cardiovascular death, hazard ratios (HRs) for steady-state maximum plasma concentration (Cmax) in the 5th and 95th percentiles versus the median were statistically significant but close to 1 for both rivaroxaban doses. For TIMI major bleeding events, a statistically significant association was observed with Cmax [HR, 1.08; 95% CI, 1.06-1.11 (95th percentile versus median, 2.5 mg twice daily)], sex [HR, 0.56; 95% CI, 0.38-0.84 (female versus male)], and previous revascularization [HR, 0.62; 95% CI, 0.44-0.87 (no versus yes)]. CONCLUSIONS: The shallow slopes of the exposure-response relationships and the lack of a clear therapeutic window render it unlikely that therapeutic drug monitoring in patients with ACS would provide additional information regarding rivaroxaban dose beyond that provided by patient characteristics.


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Síndrome Coronariana Aguda/tratamento farmacológico , Inibidores do Fator Xa/administração & dosagem , Modelos Biológicos , Rivaroxabana/administração & dosagem , Síndrome Coronariana Aguda/sangue , Síndrome Coronariana Aguda/diagnóstico , Síndrome Coronariana Aguda/mortalidade , Idoso , Isquemia Encefálica/mortalidade , Tomada de Decisão Clínica , Ensaios Clínicos Fase III como Assunto , Relação Dose-Resposta a Droga , Cálculos da Dosagem de Medicamento , Monitoramento de Medicamentos , Inibidores do Fator Xa/efeitos adversos , Inibidores do Fator Xa/farmacocinética , Feminino , Hemorragia/induzido quimicamente , Humanos , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Infarto do Miocárdio/mortalidade , Ensaios Clínicos Controlados Aleatórios como Assunto , Medição de Risco , Fatores de Risco , Rivaroxabana/efeitos adversos , Rivaroxabana/farmacocinética , Acidente Vascular Cerebral/mortalidade , Resultado do Tratamento
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Cancer Treat Res ; 179: 103-115, 2019.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31317483

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The management of cancer-associated thrombosis (CAT) is complex, and treatment strategies have been evolving over the past 15 years. It is well recognized that oral vitamin K antagonists are difficult to use in cancer patients, with higher rates of treatment failure and bleeding complications than in non-cancer patients. Low-molecular-weight-heparin (LMWH) became the widely accepted standard of care for treatment of cancer-associated thrombosis, following the CLOT study comparing dalteparin with warfarin in 2003. LMWH remains widely used for the treatment of CAT. However, in the past two years, several studies have served to validate direct oral anticoagulants as a safe and effective alternative to LMWH. Two randomized clinical trials comparing edoxaban and rivaroxaban with dalteparin, and several retrospective studies have shown the efficacy of edoxaban and rivaroxaban for the treatment of CAT. However, there is an evidence of increased bleeding with the DOACs, particularly gastrointestinal or urinary tract bleeding in patients with lesions within the gastrointestinal or urinary tracts. This chapter discusses the ongoing development of optimal treatment strategies for cancer-associated thrombosis.


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Anticoagulantes/administração & dosagem , Inibidores do Fator Xa/administração & dosagem , Heparina de Baixo Peso Molecular/administração & dosagem , Neoplasias/complicações , Tromboembolia Venosa/tratamento farmacológico , Administração Oral , Anticoagulantes/efeitos adversos , Anticoagulantes/uso terapêutico , Inibidores do Fator Xa/efeitos adversos , Inibidores do Fator Xa/uso terapêutico , Hemorragia/induzido quimicamente , Heparina de Baixo Peso Molecular/uso terapêutico , Humanos , Ensaios Clínicos Controlados Aleatórios como Assunto , Estudos Retrospectivos , Tromboembolia Venosa/etiologia
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Expert Rev Clin Pharmacol ; 12(8): 771-780, 2019 Aug.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31269825

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Introduction: The current approach of using only antiplatelet therapy for secondary prevention leaves a substantial risk of recurrent cardiovascular complications and mortality. Areas covered: In this manuscript, the role of coagulation in atherothrombosis is reviewed, as well as the impact of vascular doses of rivaroxaban on major cardiovascular outcomes and major adverse limb events. Expert opinion: In COMPASS, among patients with coronary heart disease and/or peripheral artery disease, compared to aspirin, the addition of rivaroxaban 2.5 mg twice daily to aspirin, significantly reduced the risk of major atherosclerotic outcomes, cardiovascular death and death for any cause, with a significant increase in the risk of major bleeding, but not fatal or intracranial bleedings. Preclinical data strongly suggest that rivaroxaban exerts vascular protection through different mechanisms, including improvement of endothelial functionality and fibrinolytic activity at endothelium, anti-inflammatory properties, and platelet-dependent thrombin generation. All these data indicate that among patients with atherosclerotic vascular disease, the addition of rivaroxaban 2.5 mg may provide further vascular protection.


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Aterosclerose/prevenção & controle , Inibidores do Fator Xa/administração & dosagem , Rivaroxabana/administração & dosagem , Animais , Aspirina/administração & dosagem , Aterosclerose/patologia , Doenças Cardiovasculares/mortalidade , Doenças Cardiovasculares/prevenção & controle , Quimioterapia Combinada , Inibidores do Fator Xa/efeitos adversos , Inibidores do Fator Xa/farmacologia , Hemorragia/induzido quimicamente , Humanos , Rivaroxabana/efeitos adversos , Rivaroxabana/farmacologia , Prevenção Secundária/métodos
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J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis ; 28(8): 2273-2279, 2019 Aug.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31160218

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BACKGROUND: Embolic stroke of undetermined source (ESUS) identifies patients with cryptogenic ischemic stroke presumed due to embolism from several unidentified sources. Among patients with recent ESUS, we sought to determine independent predictors of recurrent ischemic stroke during treatment with aspirin or rivaroxaban and to assess the relative effects of these treatments according to risk. METHODS: Exploratory analyses of 7213 participants in the NAVIGATE ESUS international trial who were randomized to aspirin 100 mg/day or rivaroxaban 15 mg/day and followed for a median of 11 months, during which time there were 309 first recurrent ischemic strokes (4.6% per year). Baseline features were correlated with recurrent stroke by multivariate analysis. RESULTS: The 7 independent predictors of recurrent stroke were stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA) prior to the qualifying stroke (hazard ratio [HR] 2.03 95% confidence internal [CI] 1.58-2.60), current tobacco user (HR 1.62, 95% CI 1.24-2.12), age (HR 1.02 per year increase, 95%CI 1.01-1.03), diabetes (HR 1.28, 95% CI 1.01-1.64), multiple acute infarcts on neuroimaging (HR 1.49, 95% CI 1.09-2.02), aspirin use prior to qualifying stroke (HR 1.34, 95% CI 1.02-1.70), and time from qualifying stroke to randomization (HR .98, 95% CI .97-.99). The rate of recurrent stroke rate was 2.6% per year for participants without any of these risk factors, and increased by an average of 45% for each independent predictor (P < .001). There were no significant interactions between treatment effects and independent stroke predictors or stroke risk status. CONCLUSIONS: In this large cohort of ESUS patients, several features including prior stroke or TIA, advanced age, current tobacco user, multiple acute infarcts on neuroimaging, and diabetes independently identified those with an increased risk of ischemic stroke recurrence. The relative effects of rivaroxaban and aspirin were similar across the spectrum of independent stroke predictors and recurrent stroke risk status.


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Anticoagulantes/uso terapêutico , Aspirina/uso terapêutico , Isquemia Encefálica/tratamento farmacológico , Inibidores do Fator Xa/uso terapêutico , Embolia Intracraniana/tratamento farmacológico , Rivaroxabana/uso terapêutico , Acidente Vascular Cerebral/tratamento farmacológico , Idoso , Anticoagulantes/efeitos adversos , Aspirina/efeitos adversos , Isquemia Encefálica/diagnóstico , Isquemia Encefálica/etiologia , Método Duplo-Cego , Inibidores do Fator Xa/efeitos adversos , Feminino , Humanos , Embolia Intracraniana/diagnóstico , Embolia Intracraniana/etiologia , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Recidiva , Medição de Risco , Fatores de Risco , Rivaroxabana/efeitos adversos , Acidente Vascular Cerebral/diagnóstico , Acidente Vascular Cerebral/etiologia , Fatores de Tempo , Resultado do Tratamento
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Gastroenterology ; 157(3): 682-691.e2, 2019 09.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31152740

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BACKGROUND & AIMS: Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are effective at treating acid-related disorders. These drugs are well tolerated in the short term, but long-term treatment was associated with adverse events in observational studies. We aimed to confirm these findings in an adequately powered randomized trial. METHODS: We performed a 3 × 2 partial factorial double-blind trial of 17,598 participants with stable cardiovascular disease and peripheral artery disease randomly assigned to groups given pantoprazole (40 mg daily, n = 8791) or placebo (n = 8807). Participants were also randomly assigned to groups that received rivaroxaban (2.5 mg twice daily) with aspirin (100 mg once daily), rivaroxaban (5 mg twice daily), or aspirin (100 mg) alone. We collected data on development of pneumonia, Clostridium difficile infection, other enteric infections, fractures, gastric atrophy, chronic kidney disease, diabetes, chronic obstructive lung disease, dementia, cardiovascular disease, cancer, hospitalizations, and all-cause mortality every 6 months. Patients were followed up for a median of 3.01 years, with 53,152 patient-years of follow-up. RESULTS: There was no statistically significant difference between the pantoprazole and placebo groups in safety events except for enteric infections (1.4% vs 1.0% in the placebo group; odds ratio, 1.33; 95% confidence interval, 1.01-1.75). For all other safety outcomes, proportions were similar between groups except for C difficile infection, which was approximately twice as common in the pantoprazole vs the placebo group, although there were only 13 events, so this difference was not statistically significant. CONCLUSIONS: In a large placebo-controlled randomized trial, we found that pantoprazole is not associated with any adverse event when used for 3 years, with the possible exception of an increased risk of enteric infections. ClinicalTrials.gov Number: NCT01776424.


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Aspirina/administração & dosagem , Doenças Cardiovasculares/tratamento farmacológico , Inibidores do Fator Xa/administração & dosagem , Hemorragia Gastrointestinal/prevenção & controle , Pantoprazol/administração & dosagem , Doença Arterial Periférica/tratamento farmacológico , Inibidores da Agregação de Plaquetas/administração & dosagem , Inibidores da Bomba de Prótons/administração & dosagem , Rivaroxabana/administração & dosagem , Idoso , Aspirina/efeitos adversos , Doenças Cardiovasculares/diagnóstico , Método Duplo-Cego , Esquema de Medicação , Enterocolite Pseudomembranosa/induzido quimicamente , Enterocolite Pseudomembranosa/microbiologia , Inibidores do Fator Xa/efeitos adversos , Feminino , Hemorragia Gastrointestinal/induzido quimicamente , Humanos , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Pantoprazol/efeitos adversos , Doença Arterial Periférica/diagnóstico , Inibidores da Agregação de Plaquetas/efeitos adversos , Estudos Prospectivos , Inibidores da Bomba de Prótons/efeitos adversos , Medição de Risco , Fatores de Risco , Rivaroxabana/efeitos adversos , Fatores de Tempo , Resultado do Tratamento
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Khirurgiia (Mosk) ; (5): 94-103, 2019.
Artigo em Russo | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31169827

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The review is devoted to the issue of optimal duration of anticoagulant therapy for venous thromboembolic complications (VTEC) using oral anticoagulants (OAC). These drugs are characterized by higher safety in comparison with vitamin K antagonists and make it possible to increase the duration of treatment for not only spontaneous thrombosis (with high risk of recurrence), but also thrombosis provoked by minor persistent and transient risk factors of VTEC. Efficacy and safety of prolonged treatment of VTEC using OAC was analyzed. Different classifications of primary thrombotic episode depending on risk of subsequent recurrence are presented. Moreover, scales for individual assessment of risk of recurrent thrombosis after anticoagulant therapy cancellation and risk of bleeding in case of continued treatment are given. Outcomes of long-term administration of rivaroxaban for VTEC are analyzed. It was concluded that OAC are safe for prolonged management of primary thrombotic episode. However, overall duration of treatment should be determined considering individual balance of benefits and risks.


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Anticoagulantes/administração & dosagem , Inibidores do Fator Xa/administração & dosagem , Rivaroxabana/administração & dosagem , Tromboembolia Venosa/tratamento farmacológico , Anticoagulantes/efeitos adversos , Anticoagulantes/uso terapêutico , Esquema de Medicação , Inibidores do Fator Xa/efeitos adversos , Inibidores do Fator Xa/uso terapêutico , Hemorragia/induzido quimicamente , Humanos , Recidiva , Fatores de Risco , Rivaroxabana/efeitos adversos , Rivaroxabana/uso terapêutico , Trombose/etiologia , Fatores de Tempo , Suspensão de Tratamento
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Lancet Haematol ; 6(7): e359-e365, 2019 Jul.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31133411

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BACKGROUND: Because studies of direct oral anticoagulants in patients with venous thromboembolism and non-valvular atrial fibrillation have had minimal representation of morbidly obese patients (ie, body-mass index [BMI] ≥40 kg/m2), their efficacy and safety in this population are unclear. We investigated whether apixaban and rivaroxaban are as effective and safe as warfarin in morbidly obese patients. METHODS: We did a single-centre, retrospective analysis of chart data for all adult patients aged at least 18 years at Montefiore Medical Center (Bronx, NY, USA) with a BMI of at least 40 kg/m2 who were prescribed apixaban, rivaroxaban, or warfarin for either venous thromboembolism or atrial fibrillation between March 1, 2013, and March 1, 2017. Patients who had both venous thromboembolism and atrial fibrillation were excluded, as were patients with indications other than atrial fibrillation and venous thromboembolism. Outcomes of recurrent venous thromboembolism, stroke, and bleeding were measured from the first prescription date to the earliest of a thrombotic event, medication discontinuation, death, or end of study on June 30, 2017. Analyses were stratified by anticoagulation indication and adjusted for comorbidities, CHA2DS2-VASc score, and age where appropriate. Outcome rates were compared using Pearson's χ2 or Fisher's exact test. Time-to-event analyses accounting for length of follow-up were used to compare risks of outcomes. FINDINGS: We obtained data for 795 patients: 150 prescribed apixaban, 326 rivaroxaban, and 319 warfarin. In 366 patients prescribed an anticoagulant for venous thromboembolism, the incidence of recurrent venous thromboembolism was similar between the apixaban, rivaroxaban, and warfarin cohorts (1/47 [2·1%, 95% CI 0·0-6·3], 3/152 [2·0%, 0·0-4·2], and 2/167 [1·2%, 0·0-2·9], respectively; p=0·74). Incidence of major bleeding in this patient group was also similar between the treatment cohorts (1/47 patients on apixaban [2·1%, 95% CI 0·0-6·3], 2/152 on rivaroxaban [1·3%, 0·0-3·1], and 4/167 on warfarin [2·4%, 0·1-4·7]; p=0·77). In 429 patients prescribed an anticoagulant for atrial fibrillation, incidence of stroke was similar between the treatment cohorts (1/103 patients on apixaban [1·0%, 95% CI 0·0-2·9], 4/174 on rivaroxaban [2·3%, 0·1-4·5], and 2/152 on warfarin [1·3%, 0·0-3·1], p=0·71). In this patient group, major bleeding occurred in 3/103 patients on apixaban (2·9%, 95% CI 0·0-6·2), 5/174 on rivaroxaban (2·9%, 0·4-5·4), and 12/152 on warfarin (7·9%, 3·6-12·2); p=0·063. Time-to-event analyses showed that risk of all outcomes in patients with venous thromboembolism, and stroke and composite bleeding in patients with atrial fibrillation, were similar between the anticoagulant cohorts. INTERPRETATION: Our retrospective study provides further evidence of similar efficacy and safety between the direct oral anticoagulants apixaban and rivaroxaban, and warfarin in morbidly obese patients with atrial fibrillation and venous thromboembolism. These data, if confirmed in prospective studies, might enable patients with a BMI of at least 40 kg/m2 to benefit from more convenient, and possibly safer, anticoagulants. FUNDING: None.


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Anticoagulantes/uso terapêutico , Inibidores do Fator Xa/uso terapêutico , Obesidade Mórbida/tratamento farmacológico , Varfarina/uso terapêutico , Adulto , Idoso , Anticoagulantes/efeitos adversos , Fibrilação Atrial/complicações , Fibrilação Atrial/tratamento farmacológico , Índice de Massa Corporal , Inibidores do Fator Xa/efeitos adversos , Feminino , Hemorragia/epidemiologia , Hemorragia/etiologia , Humanos , Coeficiente Internacional Normatizado , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Obesidade Mórbida/patologia , Modelos de Riscos Proporcionais , Pirazóis/efeitos adversos , Pirazóis/uso terapêutico , Piridonas/efeitos adversos , Piridonas/uso terapêutico , Recidiva , Estudos Retrospectivos , Rivaroxabana/efeitos adversos , Rivaroxabana/uso terapêutico , Tromboembolia Venosa/complicações , Tromboembolia Venosa/tratamento farmacológico , Tromboembolia Venosa/epidemiologia , Varfarina/efeitos adversos
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Medicine (Baltimore) ; 98(20): e15705, 2019 May.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31096518

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RATIONALE: Rivaroxaban has numerous advantages over traditional anticoagulation therapy. Fixed doses can be administered without requiring routine monitoring of coagulation, and anticoagulation efficacy is more predictable. Safety, including fewer drug interactions, and reduced bleeding, is also improved with rivaroxaban based on current recommendations. The goal of this report was to explore if low-dose rivaroxaban 10 mg once daily was effective in an elderly patient who developed minor bleeding when treated with rivaroxaban (10 mg twice daily) for a pulmonary embolism. PATIENT CONCERNS: We present an 88-year-old female with dyspnea and fatigue, which became increasingly worse over a month in the absence of medication. Her weight was 64 kg. Routine coagulation assays and renal function were normal at time of admission. DIAGNOSIS: Deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism were confirmed by venous compression ultrasonography and computed tomography pulmonary angiography. INTERVENTIONS: Oral rivaroxaban 10 mg twice daily was administered, but the patient developed hemoptysis and gum bleeding 5 days later. The dose of rivaroxaban was reduced to 10 mg once daily, and bleeding gradually disappeared after 3 days. OUTCOME: At follow-up 90 days after treatment, the patient reported no discomfort. Venous compression ultrasonography and computed tomography pulmonary angiography showed normal results; therefore, treatment was terminated. LESSONS: Elderly patients exhibit variable tolerance of anticoagulants, warranting careful consideration of the risk of bleeding. Low-dose rivaroxaban was an effective treatment for pulmonary embolism in the elderly patient presented here.


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Embolia Pulmonar/tratamento farmacológico , Rivaroxabana/uso terapêutico , Trombose Venosa/tratamento farmacológico , Administração Oral , Assistência ao Convalescente , Idoso de 80 Anos ou mais , Angiografia por Tomografia Computadorizada/métodos , Inibidores do Fator Xa/administração & dosagem , Inibidores do Fator Xa/efeitos adversos , Inibidores do Fator Xa/uso terapêutico , Feminino , Hemorragia/etiologia , Hemorragia/prevenção & controle , Humanos , Embolia Pulmonar/diagnóstico por imagem , Rivaroxabana/administração & dosagem , Rivaroxabana/efeitos adversos , Resultado do Tratamento , Ultrassonografia/métodos , Trombose Venosa/diagnóstico por imagem
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J Korean Med Sci ; 34(21): e160, 2019 Jun 02.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31144482

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BACKGROUND: Low-molecular-weight heparin (LMWH) is the standard treatment for venous thromboembolism (VTE) in patients with active cancer. However, use of factor Xa inhibitors, such as rivaroxaban, is increasing on the basis of limited clinical evidence. The present single-center study compared the incidence of bleeding and other treatment outcomes in gastrointestinal and pancreatobiliary cancer (GI tract cancer) patients administered rivaroxaban or LMWH for the treatment of VTE. METHODS: Retrospective data from 281 GI tract cancer patients who were treated for VTE with rivaroxaban (n = 78) or LMWH (n = 203) between 1 January 2012 and 31 December 2016, were analyzed. Primary end-point was the incidence of major and clinically relevant bleeding. Secondary outcomes included the incidence of recurrent VTE and mortality. RESULTS: Clinically relevant bleeding occurred in 19 patients (24.4%) in the rivaroxaban group and 31 (15.3%) in the LMWH group (P = 0.074). No inter-group difference was observed for rate of VTE recurrence (3.8% with rivaroxaban vs. 3.9% with LMWH; P > 0.999) or incidence of major bleeding (5.1% with rivaroxaban vs. 8.9% with LMWH; P = 0.296). Multivariate Cox proportional hazards analysis for age, cancer type, metastasis, history of chemotherapy or recent surgery, and Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group performance status revealed a 1.904-fold higher risk of bleeding with rivaroxaban than LMWH (1.031-3.516; P = 0.040). No significant inter-group difference was found in terms of hazard ratio for all-cause mortality. CONCLUSION: Compared to LMWH, rivaroxaban was associated with a higher incidence of clinically relevant bleeding in GI tract cancer patients presenting with VTE.


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Anticoagulantes/uso terapêutico , Inibidores do Fator Xa/uso terapêutico , Heparina de Baixo Peso Molecular/uso terapêutico , Neoplasias Pancreáticas/patologia , Rivaroxabana/uso terapêutico , Neoplasias Gástricas/patologia , Tromboembolia Venosa/tratamento farmacológico , Anticoagulantes/efeitos adversos , Sistema Biliar/patologia , Inibidores do Fator Xa/efeitos adversos , Feminino , Trato Gastrointestinal/patologia , Hemorragia/induzido quimicamente , Heparina de Baixo Peso Molecular/efeitos adversos , Humanos , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Recidiva Local de Neoplasia , Estudos Retrospectivos , Rivaroxabana/efeitos adversos , Tromboembolia Venosa/complicações
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BMJ Case Rep ; 12(4)2019 Apr 01.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-30940667

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A 63-year-old woman with known antiphospholipid syndrome (APLS) presented with catastrophic APLS and multiorgan dysfunction after a change in her anticoagulation from warfarin to rivaroxaban. Evidence suggests direct-acting oral anticoagulants (DOACs) like rivaroxaban may be less effective than warfarin in secondary prevention of thrombotic events in high-risk APLS patients.


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Síndrome Antifosfolipídica/tratamento farmacológico , Rivaroxabana/administração & dosagem , Prevenção Secundária , Trombose/prevenção & controle , Administração Oral , Anticoagulantes/uso terapêutico , Síndrome Antifosfolipídica/complicações , Inibidores do Fator Xa/administração & dosagem , Inibidores do Fator Xa/efeitos adversos , Feminino , Humanos , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Rivaroxabana/efeitos adversos , Trombose/etiologia , Varfarina/uso terapêutico
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Vet Med Sci ; 5(3): 317-324, 2019 08.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-30848104

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The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of rivaroxaban (RIV) on haemostatic parameters assessed by prothrombin time (PT), activated partial thromboplastin time (aPTT) and kaolin-activated thromboelastography (TEG) in apparently healthy dogs administered 1 mg kg-1 orally once daily for 1 week. Eleven dogs had a baseline complete blood count (CBC), fibrinogen, platelet count, serum chemistry profile, PT, aPTT, and TEG performed. Each dog was then administered approximately 1.0 mg kg-1 of RIV orally once daily for 1 week and the CBC, fibrinogen, platelet count, serum chemistry profile, PT, aPTT, and TEG was re-evaluated. Any side effects attributed to RIV were noted at this time. One dog was excluded due to identification of a macrocytic thrombocytopenia on pre-treatment blood work. The remaining 10 enrolled dogs completed the study. Dogs received a median dose of 1.02 mg kg-1 (range 0.94-1.17 mg kg-1 ) of RIV once daily and was associated with a significant increase in pulse, packed cell volume, total solids, platelet count, fibrinogen and a significant decrease in mean corpuscular haemoglobin and mean corpuscular haemoglobin concentration. There was no significant change in PT, aPTT or any TEG parameters. The RIV appeared well tolerated with one dog having one episode of vomiting on day 4 but otherwise no other side effects were identified clinically or on recheck blood work. The results of this study suggests that RIV at a dose of 1 mg kg-1 orally once daily is safe and well tolerated but does not cause a significant prolongation of PT, aPTT or TEG parameters.


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Inibidores do Fator Xa/efeitos adversos , Tempo de Tromboplastina Parcial/veterinária , Tempo de Protrombina/veterinária , Rivaroxabana/efeitos adversos , Tromboelastografia/veterinária , Animais , Cães , Feminino , Masculino , Valores de Referência
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Medicine (Baltimore) ; 98(8): e14560, 2019 Feb.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-30813169

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RATIONALE: Whether intravenous recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (r-TPA) therapy can be administered in acute ischemic stroke patients treated with novel oral anticoagulants (NOACs), including rivaroxaban, remains controversial. PATIENT CONCERNS: A 76-year-old woman with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation, who had been receiving 15 mg rivaroxaban once daily, was brought to the emergency department with right-side hemiparesis and aphasia. The onset of neurological deficits occurred 8 hours after the last dose of rivaroxaban administration. DIAGNOSIS: The patient was diagnosed with acute ischemic stroke. INTERVENTIONS: Intravenous infusion of 0.6 mg/kg of r-TPA (total dose: 29 mg) was performed 9 hours and 40 minutes after the last rivaroxaban administration. During r-TPA infusion, improvement in the patient's neurological deficit was observed. OUTCOMES: The clinical picture evidently improved from with National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale 21 to 16 on completion of r-TPA treatment. LESSONS: Although current guidelines do not recommend administering thrombolytics in patients using NOACs with a doubtful anticoagulation status and administered within the last 24 or, even more strictly, 48 hours, this and other case studies suggest that r-TPA treatment could be considered in selected acute ischemic stroke patients receiving rivaroxaban or other Xa inhibitors, taking the patient's clinical condition and the prospective clinical benefits of r-TPA into account.


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Isquemia Encefálica/tratamento farmacológico , Inibidores do Fator Xa/efeitos adversos , Fibrinolíticos/administração & dosagem , Rivaroxabana/efeitos adversos , Acidente Vascular Cerebral/tratamento farmacológico , Ativador de Plasminogênio Tecidual/administração & dosagem , Administração Oral , Idoso , Feminino , Humanos , Infusões Intravenosas , Terapia Trombolítica/métodos , Tomografia Computadorizada por Raios X
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N Engl J Med ; 380(16): 1509-1524, 2019 04 18.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-30883055

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BACKGROUND: Appropriate antithrombotic regimens for patients with atrial fibrillation who have an acute coronary syndrome or have undergone percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) are unclear. METHODS: In an international trial with a two-by-two factorial design, we randomly assigned patients with atrial fibrillation who had an acute coronary syndrome or had undergone PCI and were planning to take a P2Y12 inhibitor to receive apixaban or a vitamin K antagonist and to receive aspirin or matching placebo for 6 months. The primary outcome was major or clinically relevant nonmajor bleeding. Secondary outcomes included death or hospitalization and a composite of ischemic events. RESULTS: Enrollment included 4614 patients from 33 countries. There were no significant interactions between the two randomization factors on the primary or secondary outcomes. Major or clinically relevant nonmajor bleeding was noted in 10.5% of the patients receiving apixaban, as compared with 14.7% of those receiving a vitamin K antagonist (hazard ratio, 0.69; 95% confidence interval [CI], 0.58 to 0.81; P<0.001 for both noninferiority and superiority), and in 16.1% of the patients receiving aspirin, as compared with 9.0% of those receiving placebo (hazard ratio, 1.89; 95% CI, 1.59 to 2.24; P<0.001). Patients in the apixaban group had a lower incidence of death or hospitalization than those in the vitamin K antagonist group (23.5% vs. 27.4%; hazard ratio, 0.83; 95% CI, 0.74 to 0.93; P = 0.002) and a similar incidence of ischemic events. Patients in the aspirin group had an incidence of death or hospitalization and of ischemic events that was similar to that in the placebo group. CONCLUSIONS: In patients with atrial fibrillation and a recent acute coronary syndrome or PCI treated with a P2Y12 inhibitor, an antithrombotic regimen that included apixaban, without aspirin, resulted in less bleeding and fewer hospitalizations without significant differences in the incidence of ischemic events than regimens that included a vitamin K antagonist, aspirin, or both. (Funded by Bristol-Myers Squibb and Pfizer; AUGUSTUS ClinicalTrials.gov number, NCT02415400.).


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Síndrome Coronariana Aguda/complicações , Anticoagulantes/uso terapêutico , Aspirina/uso terapêutico , Fibrilação Atrial/tratamento farmacológico , Intervenção Coronária Percutânea , Pirazóis/uso terapêutico , Piridonas/uso terapêutico , Vitamina K/antagonistas & inibidores , Síndrome Coronariana Aguda/terapia , Idoso , Idoso de 80 Anos ou mais , Anticoagulantes/efeitos adversos , Aspirina/efeitos adversos , Fibrilação Atrial/complicações , Método Duplo-Cego , Quimioterapia Combinada , Inibidores do Fator Xa/efeitos adversos , Inibidores do Fator Xa/uso terapêutico , Feminino , Hemorragia/induzido quimicamente , Humanos , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Inibidores da Agregação de Plaquetas/uso terapêutico , Antagonistas do Receptor Purinérgico P2Y/uso terapêutico , Pirazóis/efeitos adversos , Piridonas/efeitos adversos
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Expert Opin Drug Saf ; 18(4): 313-320, 2019 04.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-30925842

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INTRODUCTION: Cancer patients with cancer-associated thrombosis (CAT) are at an elevated risk of recurrent venous thromboembolism (VTE) and of major bleeding while receiving treatment with anticoagulation. Recently, Xa inhibitors have been assessed in cancer patients for the treatment of CAT, providing clinicians and patients with more treatment options. AREAS COVERED: In this narrative review, the authors evaluate the evidence regarding the efficacy and safety of edoxaban, rivaroxaban, and apixaban in the treatment of CAT. EXPERT OPINION: Xa inhibitors are an effective, safe, and convenient option for the treatment of CAT. Overall, they may be associated with a lower risk of recurrent VTE in cancer patients. Certain subgroups of cancer patients may be at increased risk of major bleeding while on treatment with Xa inhibitors, when compared to low-molecular-weight-heparin (LMWH). The current published data suggests an increase in gastrointestinal (GI) major bleeding in patients with GI malignancies. Other patient, treatment, and cancer characteristics may also be associated with a higher risk of major bleeding. Therefore, when assessing the appropriateness of Xa inhibitors for the treatment of CAT, the clinician must take into consideration the known interactions of these drugs, the individualized bleeding risk, and the patient's preferences, in order to make the best possible anticoagulation therapy recommendation.


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Inibidores do Fator Xa/uso terapêutico , Neoplasias/complicações , Tromboembolia Venosa/tratamento farmacológico , Inibidores do Fator Xa/efeitos adversos , Hemorragia/induzido quimicamente , Humanos , Pirazóis/efeitos adversos , Pirazóis/uso terapêutico , Piridinas/efeitos adversos , Piridinas/uso terapêutico , Piridonas/efeitos adversos , Piridonas/uso terapêutico , Rivaroxabana/efeitos adversos , Rivaroxabana/uso terapêutico , Tiazóis/efeitos adversos , Tiazóis/uso terapêutico , Tromboembolia Venosa/etiologia
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Medicine (Baltimore) ; 98(12): e14821, 2019 Mar.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-30896626

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RATIONALE: The efficacy of direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) in the treatment and prophylaxis of cancer-related venous thromboembolism (VTE) is reportedly similar to that of heparin. However, the effect of DOACs on the prophylaxis of cancer-related arterial thromboembolism (ATE) remains unclear. To our knowledge, we present the 1st case where cerebral ATE was encountered during edoxaban administration for VTE in a patient with lung adenocarcinoma. PATIENT CONCERNS: In March 2017, a 63-year-old female was diagnosed with lung adenocarcinoma (cT2aN3M1b stage IVa) along with having asymptomatic VTE; thus, 60 mg/day edoxaban administration was initiated. In addition, 1st-line chemotherapy generated a partial antitumoral response. However, owing to lung cancer progression, a secondary treatment with pembrolizumab administration was initiated. The patient suddenly experienced aphasia 11 days after pembrolizumab administration. DIAGNOSIS: The patient was diagnosed as multiple cerebral ATE using brain magnetic resonance imaging. However, VTE recurrence was not observed. Based on the findings of lung cancer progression and increased coagulation, cerebral ATE was diagnosed as Trousseau syndrome. INTERVENTIONS: DOAC administration was switched to heparin administration. OUTCOMES: Coagulation profile normalized and aphasia improved without any further disease symptoms. LESSONS: We considered that DOACs are effective for the treatment and prophylaxis of VTE but may be insufficient for ATE prevention. Therefore, DOACs should be replaced with heparin to prevent ATE when cancer and coagulation become uncontrollable with DOAC.


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Adenocarcinoma/complicações , Inibidores do Fator Xa/efeitos adversos , Embolia Intracraniana/induzido quimicamente , Neoplasias Pulmonares/complicações , Piridinas/efeitos adversos , Tiazóis/efeitos adversos , Tromboembolia Venosa/complicações , Adenocarcinoma/tratamento farmacológico , Antineoplásicos/uso terapêutico , Progressão da Doença , Inibidores do Fator Xa/administração & dosagem , Feminino , Fibrinolíticos/uso terapêutico , Heparina/uso terapêutico , Humanos , Embolia Intracraniana/tratamento farmacológico , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Piridinas/administração & dosagem , Tiazóis/administração & dosagem , Tromboembolia Venosa/prevenção & controle
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J Thromb Thrombolysis ; 47(3): 345-352, 2019 Apr.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-30790160

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Warfarin is dependent on multiple hepatic enzymes for metabolism while apixaban is a substrate for P-glycoprotein (P-gp) transport and hepatic CYP3A4 metabolism. The aim of this analysis was to assess the impact of interacting medication use on the treatment effects of apixaban versus warfarin. Outcomes were compared between apixaban and warfarin using Cox proportional hazards modeling according to the use of interacting medications at randomization in ARISTOTLE (n = 18,201). Interacting medications for apixaban were identified as combined P-gp and 3A4 inhibitors or inducers while interacting medications for warfarin were defined as those highly probable for warfarin potentiation or inhibition. At randomization, 5547 (30.5%) patients were on an interacting medication, including 2722 on apixaban and 2825 on warfarin. Patients using an interacting medication were more likely to be female, taking aspirin, and have a history of prior bleeding and were less likely to have a prior stroke or transient ischemic attack. No significant differences were observed on the treatment effect of apixaban compared with warfarin in patients on and off interacting medications for outcomes including the primary efficacy outcome of stroke or systemic embolism (P for interaction = 0.79) or the primary safety outcome of major bleeding (P for interaction = 0.75). Use of interacting medications with anticoagulants occurs often in patients with atrial fibrillation. Despite the potential for altered exposure, interacting medication use was not associated with a significant change in the efficacy or safety of apixaban compared with warfarin in the ARISTOTLE trial.Trial registration ClinicalTrials.gov, NCT00412984.


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Fibrilação Atrial/tratamento farmacológico , Interações de Medicamentos , Pirazóis/administração & dosagem , Piridonas/administração & dosagem , Varfarina/administração & dosagem , Adolescente , Adulto , Idoso , Idoso de 80 Anos ou mais , Anticoagulantes/administração & dosagem , Embolia/induzido quimicamente , Inibidores do Fator Xa/administração & dosagem , Inibidores do Fator Xa/efeitos adversos , Feminino , Hemorragia/induzido quimicamente , Humanos , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Pirazóis/efeitos adversos , Piridonas/efeitos adversos , Acidente Vascular Cerebral/induzido quimicamente , Resultado do Tratamento , Varfarina/efeitos adversos , Adulto Jovem
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J Thromb Thrombolysis ; 47(3): 384-391, 2019 Apr.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-30729376

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Patients taking oral anticoagulants (OACs) currently represent one-third of all patients treated for epistaxis and an upward trend is expected. New direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) have been on the market for approximately 10 years. DOACs are favoured over Vitamin K-Antagonists (VKAs) in the current guidelines. There are barely studies that investigate the impact of DOACs on patients with epistaxis. A retrospective study was performed analysing all patients who had stationary treatment for epistaxis from 01.01.2011 to 01.01.2018 in a tertiary care centre. In a total of 466 patients, 46.1% were on OACs. The main indication was atrial fibrillation (AF, 67.4%).The number of DOACs taken surpassed that of the VKAs during the past 2 years. The length of hospital stay was significantly longer in the phenprocoumon group (3 ± 0.2 days) in comparison to both the rivaroxaban (2.3 ± 0.1) and the apixaban (2.2 ± 0.1) groups (p = 0.005). Posterior epistaxis occurred more frequently in the phenprocoumon group (10.8%) than in the rivaroxaban (0%) and apixaban (0%) groups (p = 0.03). A correlation between CHA2DS2-VASc score (risk score for apoplexy in patients with AF, p = 0.01), HAS-BLED score (score for assessment of major bleeding in patients taking anticoagulants with AF, p = 0.006), and length of hospital stay (p = 0.002) with recurrence of epistaxis was found. Shorter hospital stays and exclusively anterior bleeding was noted in AF patients taking rivaroxaban and apixaban, whereas AF patients taking phenprocoumon stayed in hospital longer and had more posterior bleeding.


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Fibrilação Atrial/tratamento farmacológico , Epistaxe/induzido quimicamente , Tempo de Internação , Idoso , Anticoagulantes/efeitos adversos , Anticoagulantes/uso terapêutico , Fibrilação Atrial/complicações , Inibidores do Fator Xa/efeitos adversos , Inibidores do Fator Xa/uso terapêutico , Feminino , Humanos , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Femprocumona/efeitos adversos , Femprocumona/uso terapêutico , Pirazóis/efeitos adversos , Pirazóis/uso terapêutico , Piridonas/efeitos adversos , Piridonas/uso terapêutico , Estudos Retrospectivos , Medição de Risco/métodos , Rivaroxabana/efeitos adversos , Rivaroxabana/uso terapêutico
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Drugs ; 79(3): 291-302, 2019 Feb.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-30719631

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Acutely ill hospitalized medical patients remain at high thromboembolic risk for several weeks after discharge. Previous trials with extended-duration thromboprophylaxis using enoxaparin, apixaban, and rivaroxaban failed to achieve acceptable net clinical benefit, largely due to excess of major bleeding. Betrixaban is a novel factor Xa inhibitor with unique pharmacokinetic properties, including low renal clearance, long half-life, and low peak-to-trough ratio. The phase III APEX trial (N = 7513) compared a betrixaban 160 mg loading dose followed by 80 mg once daily for 35-42 days, with enoxaparin 40 mg once daily for 6-14 days; the betrixaban dose was reduced for renal impairment or a concomitant strong P-glycoprotein (P-gp) inhibitor. The primary efficacy endpoint of composite thrombotic events was not different between treatment arms in cohort 1 (D-dimer ≥ 2 × upper limit of normal). Subsequent exploratory analyses showed a statistically significant difference favoring betrixaban for symptomatic venous thromboembolism and net clinical benefit in the overall population. For the primary safety outcome, betrixaban did not significantly increase major bleeding compared with enoxaparin. Based on available data from the APEX trial and subanalyses, the use of betrixaban in patients similar to those enrolled in the APEX trial can reduce the risk of thromboembolic events without increasing the risk of major bleeding. Patients who may benefit more from betrixaban therapy include those with elevated D-dimer, history of venous thromboembolism, hospitalized for ischemic stroke, hospitalized for heart failure with N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide ≥ 1975 ng/L, or two or more VTE risk factors. Reduced-dose betrixaban does not appear to provide the same clinical utility as full-dose betrixaban.


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Anticoagulantes/uso terapêutico , Benzamidas/uso terapêutico , Inibidores do Fator Xa/uso terapêutico , Piridinas/uso terapêutico , Tromboembolia Venosa/prevenção & controle , Anticoagulantes/efeitos adversos , Benzamidas/efeitos adversos , Quimioterapia Combinada , Enoxaparina/efeitos adversos , Enoxaparina/uso terapêutico , Inibidores do Fator Xa/efeitos adversos , Hemorragia/induzido quimicamente , Hospitalização , Humanos , Piridinas/efeitos adversos , Ensaios Clínicos Controlados Aleatórios como Assunto , Medição de Risco , Fatores de Risco , Acidente Vascular Cerebral/terapia , Resultado do Tratamento
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