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Anticoagulant Use Among Members with Pre-Existing Atrial Fibrillation and Various Pre-Existing Exclusions

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    Modular program-based one-time assessment of the use of two anticoagulants, warfarin and dabigatran, among members with a pre-existing condition of atrial fibrillation and various pre-existing exclusions, including anemia, COPD, diabetes, hypertension, chronic kidney failure, acute kidney failure, peptic ulcer disease, hospitalized AMI, heart failure, peripheral vascular disease, stroke, urinary catheter, hospitalized bleeding, NSAID use, PPI use, SSRI antidepressant use, thyroid replacement use, insulin use, metformin use, sulfonylureas use, other diabetes management medication use, ACEI/ARB use, anti-arrhythmic use, IV anticoagulant use, antiplatelet use, beta blocker use, calcium channel blocker use, digoxin use, loop diuretic use, potassium-sparing diuretic use, thiazide diuretic use, amiodarone use, and dronedarone use. The query was run against the Mini-Sentinel Distributed Database (MSDD) for the time period of October 19, 2010 to December 31, 2012.  Modular programs are adaptable standardized programs. Results were generated using Modular Program 3, version 1.0; click here for more information.  Queries were distributed in October 2013. This report includes data from 18 Data Partners.

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    Time Period
    October 19, 2010 - December 31, 2012
    Analysis Type
    Population / Cohort
    All individuals with atrial fibrillation and exclusions
    Data Sources
    Mini-Sentinel Distributed Database (MSDD)