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Hemophilia Drug Used Off-Label Raises Clot Risk

Posted 4 Nov 2010 by Drugs.com

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 3 – A drug approved to help staunch bleeding in people with hemophilia raises the risk of heart attacks and stroke when it's used to stop life-threatening bleeding due to other conditions, such as trauma or surgery, a new study finds. Despite the nearly twofold rise in risk of dangerous clots that form inside blood vessels and cause heart attacks and stroke in those without ...

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