whether it's okay to use the new oral anticoagulants (Pradaxa, Xarelto, Eliquis) for "off-label" indications

You'll get questions about whether it's okay to use the new oral anticoagulants (Pradaxa, Xarelto, Eliquis) for "off-label" indications.

All are approved to prevent stroke in atrial fib.

Xarelto (rivaroxaban) is also approved to prevent clots after hip or knee surgery...or to treat venous thromboembolism.

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