Alert over NSAIDs as use of NOACs grows

More Australian patients with AF are being initiated on novel oral anticoagulants (NOACs) than warfarin, research shows.

A study by University of SA researchers suggests that most doctors are prescribing NOACs appropriately, although concerns have been expressed about the concomitant use of NSAIDs in some patients.

In an analysis of claims data from the Department of Veteran Affairs,