Abstracts ESCP Symposium 17–18 May 2019, Antwerp, Belgium
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OR1.1: Use of direct oral anticoagulants in a real-world setting: assessing adherence, drug interactions and dosing
A. Capiau1,*, E. Mehuys1, I. Van Tongelen1, T. De Backer2, T. Christiaens3, A. De Sutter4, S. Steurbaut5, S. Moudallel5, S. Rydant6, K. Boussery1
1Pharmaceutical Care Unit, Ghent University, 2Cardiovascular Diseases and Clinical Pharmacology, Ghent University Hospital, 3Basic and Applied Medical Sciences, 4Public Health and Primary Care, Ghent University, Ghent, 5Research group of Clinical Pharmacology & Clinical Pharmacy, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Jette, 6Royal Pharmacists Association of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
Abstract type: Research abstract
Background and objective:The emergence of direct oral anticoagulants (DOAC) has caused a paradigm shift in anticoagulation therapy, with DOAC being increasingly used compared to vitamin K antagonists. Despite the numerous RCTs with DOAC, little is known about their real-world use. This study aimed to...