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Safety in Lactation: Drugs for thromboembolic disorders

18 September 2020Additional information relating to breastfeeding To be used in conjunction with individual drug entries for specific information and guidance. Oral anticoagulants The coumarin anticoagulants, warfarin…

Anticoagulation for Atrial Fibrillation ‘Perfect’

26 May 2020Anticoagulation is key to reducing the risk of stroke in atrial fibrillation (AF).  However ensuring that the anticoagulant is prescribed at the correct dose for…

Chondroitin – what are its drug interactions?

23 January 2020There are two published case reports of increased INR in patients receiving warfarin who self-medicated with glucosamine-chondroitin supplements. INR was increased in a further three…

Do proton pump inhibitors reduce the clinical efficacy of clopidogrel?

25 July 2019This updated Medicines Q&A evaluates the available evidence for an interaction between clopidogrel and proton pump inhibitors Summary Clopidogrel is converted into its active metabolite…

Audit of antiplatelet therapy post-MI and for the therapy of acute coronary syndromes

21 May 2018All Dorset CCG GP Practices were asked to audit all patients taking anti-platelets (clopidogrel, prasugrel and ticagrelor), as part of a dual anti-platelet (anti-platelet plus…