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Breaking News: FDA Panel Unanimously Recommends Approval of Dabigatran to Decrease Stroke Risk in Atrial Fibrillation

An FDA panel today unanimously recommended that the FDA approve dabigatran (Pradaxa) for reducing the risk of afib strokes. FDA approval is expected quickly, making this the first alternative to warfarin approved in the United States, and also the first atrial fibrillation approval for dabigatran. It is approved in over 70 countries for venous thromboembolisms …

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