Navigation Links
SCAI Statement on 'A National Study of the Effect of Individual Proton Pump Inhibitors on Cardiovascular Outcomes in Patients Treated with Clopidogrel Following Coronary Stenting: The Clopidogrel Medco Outcomes Study'
Date:5/6/2009

pantoprazole (Protonix), esomeprazole (Nexium), omeprazole (Prilosec), and lansoprazole (Prevacid). It did not review outcomes in patients taking any of the newer PPIs, such as rabeprazole (Aciphex) or dexlansoprazole (Kapidex). Patients in the study took PPIs for an average of nine months.

SCAI believes more research is needed on this topic. However, given the thousands of patients who receive stents each year, coupled with the significant risks demonstrated in this study, SCAI recommends the use of alternative medications for GI symptoms in patients with stents when appropriate. Other effective treatments for heartburn and ulcers include histaminergic (H2) blockers (Zantac, Tagamet) or antacids. In some patients the use of PPIs may still be warranted based on the patient's medical problems and should be taken at the direction of the patient's cardiologist, gastroenterologist or primary physician.

Importantly, patients should never stop taking any prescribed medication without first discussing with their doctor. Guidelines authored by SCAI and other cardiovascular organizations recommend dual-antiplatelet therapy for no less than one year following stent implantation. Clinical trials have shown this drug regimen effectively prevents blood clots that can lead to rare but potentially life-threatening cardiac events.


'/>"/>
SOURCE SCAI
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Statement of Eli Lilly and Company on Dr. David Egilman Settlement:
2. Takeda statement on ACTOS meta-analysis published in the Journal of the American Medical Association
3. Takeda Statement on ACTOS(R) (Pioglitazone HCl) Meta-Analysis Published in the Journal of the American Medical Association
4. Statement by Mike Leavitt Secretary of Health and Human Services on the United States-China Bilateral Meetings on Food and Drug Safety
5. Statement by Oscar S. Wyatt, Jr.
6. Statement from Employment Policies Institute on Senator Hillary Clintons Health Care Plan
7. Pelosi Statement on Proposed Entitlement Task Force
8. Statement by Robert Greenstein, Executive Director of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, on the New Congressional SCHIP Agreement
9. Statement on House/Senate Agreement on SCHIP Legislation
10. Statement from the Alliance for Quality Nursing Home Care
11. Produce for Better Health Foundation Releases Statement on Study Saying Fruit & Vegetable Consumption Not Strongly Associated With Colon Cancer Risk
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/2/2014)... September 02, 2014 The new ... to reduce discomfort and fatigue by absorbing stress and ... eco-friendly, renewable bio-foam core, these anti-fatigue mats are intended ... According to a study by the Texas A&M University, ... difference in reducing spinal compression and increase in sit-reach ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... A little white pill may help scientists learn why ... their peers, even if their lungs are relatively healthy. ... marketed as Revatio to treat pulmonary hypertension and Viagra ... of over-the-counter antioxidants will help them identify the root ... for these patients. , "We want to understand ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... increasing concern to health officials both in NYC and ... Health and Mental Hygiene, the number of unintentional opioid-involved ... of such deaths in 2000. Much of the increase ... prescription opioid (PO) use among teens and young adults, ... transitioned from POs to heroin. , Now researchers ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... new guideline, the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine has recommended ... , "There is no evidence that bed rest ... Center for Maternal and Fetal Medicine and one of ... that bed rest can be harmful for moms, babies, ... are placed on bed rest during their pregnancy. Surveys ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... -- Many people believe that marijuana is not addictive, ... more people are able to obtain and consume cannabis ... people are less likely to perceive it as addictive ... Massachusetts General Hospital,s Center for Addiction Medicine, said in ... cannabis use can have significant consequences, and we know ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:New Eco-Pro Premium Anti-fatigue Mats from Martinson-Nicholls Prevent Fatigue and Discomfort for Standing Workers 2Health News:Drug that improves blood flow may help find cause of exercise intolerance in cystic fibrosis 2Health News:Drug that improves blood flow may help find cause of exercise intolerance in cystic fibrosis 3Health News:Drug that improves blood flow may help find cause of exercise intolerance in cystic fibrosis 4Health News:NYC teens and young adults who abuse prescription at high risk for overdose 2Health News:NYC teens and young adults who abuse prescription at high risk for overdose 3Health News:SMFM releases paper on activity restriction in pregnancy 2Health News:'Pot Addiction' May Be Real, Study Suggests 2
... Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter , WEDNESDAY, July 20 ... shorter people to develop cancer, new British research says. ... cancer, leukemia or melanoma appears to go up about 16 ... "Taller women in our study had increased risk of ...
... Neurologist Michele Tagliati, MD, director of the Movement ... an elite international task force commissioned by the ... on deep brain stimulation for dystonia, an uncommon ... The resulting articles, describing the data ...
... , WEDNESDAY, July 20 (HealthDay News) -- In a ... Wednesday approved the blood thinner Brilinta (ticagrelor) for use ... their odds for heart attack and death. Acute ... or heart attack linked to lowered blood flow to ...
... HealthDay Reporter , WEDNESDAY, July 20 (HealthDay News) -- ... disease as a major health threat, fearing its onset nearly ... Germany, Poland, Spain and the United States, the poll also ... to visit a doctor if they or a loved one ...
... Reporter , WEDNESDAY, July 20 (HealthDay News) -- The race ... New technology promises to cut costs while speeding the amount ... and potentially provide a personalized report of health risks and ... was first mapped in 2001 and cost roughly $1 billion ...
... (HealthDay News) --, Liars can control certain facial expressions when ... time, a new study shows. The researchers noted the ... conducting the study, scientists randomly asked 60 people to either ... pair of movie tickets from an envelope. While being interviewed, ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Study Contends Taller People at Heightened Cancer Risk 2Health News:Study Contends Taller People at Heightened Cancer Risk 3Health News:Cedars-Sinai movement disorders expert on international task force for dystonia treatment 2Health News:Cedars-Sinai movement disorders expert on international task force for dystonia treatment 3Health News:Cedars-Sinai movement disorders expert on international task force for dystonia treatment 4Health News:FDA Approves Blood Thinner Brilinta for Heart Patients 2Health News:International Poll Shows Many Fear Alzheimer's as Much as Cancer 2Health News:International Poll Shows Many Fear Alzheimer's as Much as Cancer 3Health News:Cheaper DNA Sequencing Coming Closer 2Health News:Cheaper DNA Sequencing Coming Closer 3Health News:Scrutinizing Faces Might Catch Liars, Study Finds 2
(Date:9/2/2014)... , Sept. 2, 2014  Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Morgan Stanley ... , New York on Tuesday, September ... parties are invited to listen to the live audio webcast ... at www.hologic.com/investors-overview . An archive of the presentation will ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... SEATTLE , Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... company committed to the development and commercialization ... today announced an update on corporate and ... structure, commitment for future funding, ongoing clinical ... In corporate news, Chief Executive Officer ...
(Date:9/2/2014)...  BioSpecifics Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ: BSTC ), a ... XIAFLEX ® in the U.S. and XIAPEX ® ... Wegman , will present at the following upcoming investor conferences. ... & Renshaw 16 th Annual Global Investment Conference ... 9, 2014 at 9:10 a.m. EDT , Aegis ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:VentiRx Pharmaceuticals Provides Corporate and Clinical Update 2VentiRx Pharmaceuticals Provides Corporate and Clinical Update 3BioSpecifics Technologies Corp. Announces Presentations at Upcoming Investor Conferences 2
... (NASDAQ: AMRI ), a global contract services organization ... as part of its ongoing global operations review to improve ... its European operations focused on a reduction of the workforce ... at its Budapest, Hungary operation. As a ...
... Jan. 9, 2012  Xenon today announced a strategic alliance ... RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY), to discover and develop compounds ... "We are delighted to be collaborating with ... "Genentech is among the world,s leading biotech companies and ...
Cached Medicine Technology:AMRI Announces Review of Its Hungary Operation 2AMRI Announces Review of Its Hungary Operation 3Xenon to Collaborate with Genentech on Discovery of Novel Targeted Pain Therapeutics 2
... feature a low implant profile, 0.84mm, for ... single-quadrant insertion is technically simpler and allows ... be installed with less trauma than multiple ... Baerveldt implant were designed to minimize bleb ...
... is lightweight enough to shuttle easily between ... Designed with a goldmann standard 30 cm ... with 79 locations (including 30-2, 24-2, and ... different suprathresholds out to 30. Easyfield ...
The most versatile 90 full field perimeter for static- and kinetic perimetry. It incorporates standard White-on-White and Blue-on-Yellow static perimetry. Octopus 101 covers all the needs in clinics ...
... Designed around the patented Interzeag ... 301 sets the trend in ... Ideal for routine screening and ... performance, accuracy and quality of ...
Medicine Products: