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2014-07-07 23:06:26

On July 1, the FDA published that 6 lots of Coumadin (Warfarin Sodium) for Injection, 5 mg single-use vials, by Bristol-Myers Squibb, are recalled due to the presence of visible particulate matter. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on...

2012-05-11 23:03:33

The Pradaxa Resource Center is the Web´s largest source for information on Pradaxa research, side effects and legal news. Visit http://www.Pradaxa-lawsuits.org. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) May 11, 2012 The Pradaxa Resource Center, a patient advocacy group, is alerting patients taking the atrial fibrillation drug Pradaxa of research showing the drug may have higher rates of death or serious internal bleeding than the traditional blood thinner Coumadin. Some victims of Pradaxa bleeding have...

2011-04-11 00:00:37

Dr. Gourmet releases book and new iPhone apps that address questions and provide meal plans for anyone prescribed anticoagulant medication New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) April 8, 2011 A prescription for Coumadin brings relief, anticoagulation and tremendous uncertainty. However, Coumadin users now have an additional resource to productively and enjoyably carry on with their lives while taking the prescription medication. Dr. Tim Harlan, AKA Dr. Gourmet, board-certified internist and Medical...

2010-11-16 00:00:49

Wool.labs, a business intelligence company driven by social cognition technology, has published a revealing study through SmartBrief, showing confusion among patients and disagreement among physician specialties about the appropriate use of anticoagulants such as Coumadin. The study found that patients steadily increased their self-education efforts from 1999 through 2010 due to differing physician attitudes towards treatment and inconsistent information. Wayne, Pa. (PRWEB) November 15, 2010...

2010-10-26 00:01:44

Revere-based independent developer James Hollender has released his Vitamin K app for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. The Vitamin K app allows users to easily find out how much vitamin K there is in over 900 different foods, critical information in helping keep the effectiveness of their blood thinning medications. Revere, Massachusetts (PRWEB) October 25, 2010 For persons taking blood thinning medications such as Coumadin® or Warfarin (also known as Jantoven, Marfarin, Lawarin, Waran and...

2010-04-28 07:00:00

WALTHAM, Mass., April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that for the treatment of venous thromboembolism, Pfizer/Bristol-Myers Squibb's apixaban will earn Decision Resources' proprietary clinical gold standard status in 2013 (following its approval for the indication in that year) and through 2018. Apixaban's main benefits over existing drugs, including the current gold standard...

2009-08-21 15:20:26

 Physicians at The Mount Sinai Medical Center were the first in the country to perform a non-surgical procedure using sutures to tie off a left atrial appendage (LAA), which is the source of blood clots leading to stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation (AFib). AFib is the most common sustained heart-rhythm disorder in the United States.The procedure was performed Wednesday by Vivek Y. Reddy, MD, Professor of Medicine and Director of the Cardiac Arrhythmia Service at Mount Sinai...

2008-09-05 06:00:23

Inverness Medical Physician Diagnostics Group, a division of Inverness Medical Innovations, today announced the launch of the INRatio(R)2 PT/INR Monitoring System, a portable device that measures blood-clotting time, also known as prothrombin time, using one drop of blood from a patient's finger. The INRatio2 is used by healthcare professionals and their patients in the management of warfarin, a blood-thinning drug, to monitor the effectiveness of the drug and warn of potential blood clots...

2008-07-30 21:00:19

By Lydia Gehring A special request came to me last week. A friend asked for a list of Vitamin K foods. Without giving me any other information she said that it was important to know more about Vitamin K. Usually Vitamin K is limited in the diet while taking the drug Warfarin, also known as Coumadin. This drug acts as an anti- coagulant. This means that when a person's blood is too thick and forms clots, the risk for heart attack, stroke and other serious medical problems increases....

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2008-07-15 07:15:00

Doctors are hopeful three new experimental drugs will make treatment more accessible for millions of people at risk of lethal blood clots. Two million patients currently use Coumadin, also known as warfarin, that causes an array of side effects and restrictions. The goal of the new drugs is to provide an alternative. The first target is a pill option for people who now require daily blood-thinning shots for weeks after knee or hip replacement surgery. Dr. Richard Becker, a hematology and...


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