Women prefer warfarin over NOACS: expert

Premenopausal women fare better on warfarin than novel oral anticoagulants (NOACs), which can cause heavy menstrual bleeds, a leading haematologist says.

Professor Sam Schulman, from McMaster University in Canada, says he has had female patients begging him to be switched back to warfarin after being started on rivaroxaban.

“We and others have talked to several women who have had really bad menstrual periods on rivaroxaban,” he said, at the annual conference of the Royal

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