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Dabigatran

Indication

Prevention of stroke and systemic embolism in atrial fibrillation (NICE TA249)
NICE TA249 - Dabigatran etexilate for the prevention of stroke and systemic embolism in atrial fibrillation
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Brand:

Pradaxa®

Nice TA:

249

Commissioning responsibility:

CCG

PbR excluded:

No

BNF chapter:
Cardiovascular system

Background

Where a DOAC is considered to be the most appropriate anticoagulant, edoxaban is to be used 1st line for patients with non-valvular AF unless there is a specific clinical reason not to do so.

Recommendation

LSCMMG Recommendation:

Green

Reason for decision:

Suitable for initiation in primary care

Decisions of Lancashire local decision making groups

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Last Updated: 01 - Jan - 2015