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Bayer Says Xarelto Proven Effective In Treating Patients With Pulmonary Embolism

Bayer HealthCare, a subgroup of Bayer AG (BYR.L,BAYRY.PK,BAYZF.PK), said that the oral anticoagulant Xarelto, or rivaroxaban, used as a single drug intervention, was as effective and safe as the current dual drug approach of subcutaneous enoxaparin followed by Vitamin K antagonist, in treating patients with acute symptomatic pulmonary embolism and preventing them from developing a secondary venous blood clot.

Rivaroxaban showed similar overall bleeding rates, but was associated with significantly lower rates of major bleeding versus the current standard of care.

The company noted that Rivaroxaban was also proven effective in preventing recurrent venous blood clots in Phase III EINSTEIN-PE Study.

by RTT Staff Writer

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