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The Who, When, How to Take and Store PRADAXA (dabigatran)

What is PRADAXA? PRADAXA is a medicine used to prevent stroke and blood clots in people who have a atrial fibrillation.  How to take PRADAXA? PRADAXA should be taken orally, twice daily, with or without food.  Swallow PRADAXA capsules whole. … Continue reading

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Home Monitoring of INR is Equal to Clinic Care

For patients who are taking warfarin and need to check their INR every month at the clinics, the result of the following study might be a good news for them.  A newly published article that suggests weekly self-testing of INR … Continue reading

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Aspirin Reduces Mortality in Prostate Cancer

In the Chinese Medicine, the cause of cancer is thought to be associated with the dysfunction of the coagulation system.   Now, a study presented at the 52nd Annual Meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has confirmed this … Continue reading

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Which Herbal and Non-Herbal Supplements Interact with Warfarin?

The safety of warfarin use can be compromised by many popular herbal and nonherbal supplements taken by individuals.  Eight of the 10 most widely used supplements interact with warfarin, and many of these were associated with significant changes in the international … Continue reading

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Atrial Fibrillation – Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Prognosis and Latest Treatment

If you have heart beat that is quicker than 60-80 beats per minute at rest or 90-115 beats per minutes during exercise, you might have fast and irregular heart beat or arrhythmia.    There are different kinds of arrhythmia but atrial … Continue reading

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