Friday, 12 June 2020 09:49

Anticoagulation news items. Week commencing 8th June 2020

Risk of Hospitalization With Hemorrhage Among Older Adults Taking Clarithromycin vs Azithromycin and Direct Oral Anticoagulants

JAMA Internal Medicine

Study (n=24,943) found concurrent use of clarithromycin compared with azithromycin was associated with a small, significantly greater 30-day risk of hospital admission with major haemorrhage (adjusted hazard ratio, 1.71 [95% CI, 1.20-2.45]; absolute risk difference, 0.34%).

 

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