Thrombosis

Thrombosis / 2013 / Article / Tab 3

Review Article

Prevention and Treatment of Venous Thromboembolism with New Oral Anticoagulants: A Practical Update for Clinicians

Table 3

Benefits and limitations of the new oral anticoagulants.

Benefits
 Rapid onset and offset of action
 Relative ease of oral administration
 No need for routine monitoring of anticoagulant effect
 Lack of significant drug interactions
Limitations
 No antidote