Compared with warfarin, rivaroxaban was associated with increased gastrointestinal bleeding, according to new data from the ROCKET AF trial.
However, rates of severe gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding were similar between both drugs, and fatal GI bleeding was rare, researchers found.
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