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How can I find out more information about taking novel anticoagulants?

Douglas E. Severance, MD
Family Medicine
Talk to your doctor and pharmacist to get more information about novel anticoagulants for atrial fibrillation. These healthcare professionals will provide you with information about the types of novel anticoagulants as well as proper dosage instructions. They will discuss the risks and benefits of novel anticoagulants. Tell them about other medications and supplements you are taking. If you are taking warfarin, let your doctor or pharmacist know. They can explain how to transition you to a novel anticoagulant. You also can get additional information through the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) about novel anticoagulants.

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