Direct acting oral anticoagulants (DOACs) should not be used in patients with antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) due to a high risk of thrombotic events, the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has advised. In a new safety advisory statement the regulator says apixaban (Eliquis), dabigatran etexilate (Pradaxa) and rivaroxaban (Xarelto) are not recommended in patients with APS, particularly ...
Avoid DOACs in patients with antiphospholid syndrome, TGA advises
By Michael Woodhead
28 Aug 2019