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NICE publishes updated clinical guideline on the diagnosis and management of atrial fibrillation

Key changes: Bleeding risk scoreNew NICE guideline recommends using the ORBIT bleeding risk score but equally recognises that existing bleeding risk scores may still be…

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Lamotrigine may be associated with increased risk of cardiac arrhythmias, FDA warns

By Saadia Aslam An FDA review of study findings showed a potential increased risk of cardiac arrhythmias in patients with pre-existing cardiac disease who are…

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Erythromycin: Caution required due to cardiac risks (QT interval prolongation); drug interaction with rivaroxaban

Drug Safety Update Published 17 December 2020From: Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency Erythromycin has been associated with events secondary to QT interval prolongation such…

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