Co-administration of clarithromycin and a DOAC increases the small risk of a major haemorrhage in elderly patients. According to a Canadian study of 25,000 patients being treated with a DOAC and either clarithromycin or azithromycin, there was a significant difference in the 30-day rates of hospitalisation or an ED visit with major haemorrhage. Patients were ...
Antibiotic interaction warning on DOACs bleeding risk
By Mardi Chapman
11 Jun 2020