New MIMS table summarises dosing of novel oral anticoagulants for stroke prevention

GPs can now consult a handy MIMS table to help them prescribe the appropriate anticoagulant dose to prevent stroke in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation.

NOACs are licensed for the prevention of stroke in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation plus at least one additional risk factor. | ZEPHYR/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
NOACs are licensed for the prevention of stroke in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation plus at least one additional risk factor. | ZEPHYR/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

The new quick-reference table summarises dose regimens and adjustments, and instructions for switching from warfarin, for:

Drug names link through to the full MIMS entries for more detailed prescribing information on each product.

Information is summarised from manufacturers' Summaries of Product Characteristics (SPCs), available at medicines.org.uk.

The MIMS drug reference tables are also available in a user-friendly mobile format, for easy access when at home, on the job or on the go via the MIMS app.

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