Researchers analyzed 13 studies to find out how well can aspirin compare to standard anticoagulants for preventing post-surgical blood clots.
Is aspirin a wonder drug or has it been overhyped? Does stopping aspirin suddenly increase the risk for heart attacks or strokes? Can you stop ASA safely?
Pressure from the Trump administration has encouraged J&J to announce it will include price information on Rx drug commercials. Will that solve the problem?
Did you travel over the holidays? Sitting in a car or plane can increase the risk for deep verin thrombosis (DVT). Such blood clots can show up weeks later.
Are newer and pricier anticoagulants safer and more effective for preventing blood clots after joint replacement surgery? Aspirin and Xarelto (rivaroxaban) are compared.