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Medications for Prevention of Thromboembolism in Atrial Fibrillation

Drugs associated with Prevention of Thromboembolism in Atrial Fibrillation

The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

What is Prevention of Thromboembolism in Atrial Fibrillation: Thromboembolism (the blocking of a blood vessel by a blood clot that has broken away and travelled from its original site of formation) is a severe complication in atrial fibrillation. Thromboembolism in patients suffering from atrial fibrillation can be prevented.

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
warfarin Rx D N X 4 reviews
7.0

Generic name: warfarin systemic

Brand names:  Coumadin, Jantoven

Drug class: coumarins and indandiones

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Pradaxa Rx C N 58 reviews
7.0

Generic name: dabigatran systemic

Drug class: thrombin inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Coumadin Rx D N X 2 reviews
8.0

Generic name: warfarin systemic

Drug class: coumarins and indandiones

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Eliquis Rx B N 13 reviews
6.0

Generic name: apixaban systemic

Drug class: factor Xa inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Xarelto Rx C N 4 reviews
2.0

Generic name: rivaroxaban systemic

Drug class: factor Xa inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
aspirin Rx/OTC N N X Add review
8.0

Generic name: aspirin systemic

Brand names:  Aspir 81, Aspir-Low, Fasprin, Halfprin, St. Joseph Aspirin, ZORprin, Bufferin Low Dose, Medi-Seltzer

Drug class: salicylates, platelet aggregation inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Aspir 81 Rx/OTC N N X Add review Add

Generic name: aspirin systemic

Drug class: salicylates, platelet aggregation inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Jantoven Rx D N X 1 review
9.0

Generic name: warfarin systemic

Drug class: coumarins and indandiones

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
apixaban Rx B N 16 reviews
5.0

Generic name: apixaban systemic

Brand name:  Eliquis

Drug class: factor Xa inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph

 
Aspir-Low Rx/OTC N N X Add review Add

Generic name: aspirin systemic

Drug class: salicylates, platelet aggregation inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
dabigatran Rx C N 60 reviews
7.0

Generic name: dabigatran systemic

Brand name:  Pradaxa

Drug class: thrombin inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph

 
rivaroxaban Rx C N 4 reviews
2.0

Generic name: rivaroxaban systemic

Brand name:  Xarelto

Drug class: factor Xa inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph

 
Fasprin Rx/OTC N N X Add review Add

Generic name: aspirin systemic

Drug class: salicylates, platelet aggregation inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Halfprin Rx/OTC N N X Add review Add

Generic name: aspirin systemic

Drug class: salicylates, platelet aggregation inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
St. Joseph Aspirin Rx/OTC N N X Add review Add

Generic name: aspirin systemic

Drug class: salicylates, platelet aggregation inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
ZORprin Rx N N X Add review Add

Generic name: aspirin systemic

Drug class: salicylates, platelet aggregation inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Bufferin Low Dose Rx/OTC N N X Add review Add

Generic name: aspirin systemic

Drug class: salicylates, platelet aggregation inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Medi-Seltzer Rx/OTC N N X Add review Add

Generic name: aspirin systemic

Drug class: salicylates, platelet aggregation inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Savaysa Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: edoxaban systemic

Drug class: factor Xa inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
edoxaban Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: edoxaban systemic

Brand name:  Savaysa

Drug class: factor Xa inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph

 
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Off Label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
Prescription Only / Over the Counter
Rx Prescription Only
OTC Over the Counter
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter
Pregnancy
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N The drug is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use of the drug under medical supervision.
2 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse of the drug may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 The drug has a potential for abuse less than the drugs in schedules 1 and 2. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 3. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 3.
5 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 4. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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