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Anvisa approves medicine to prevent stroke

Anvisa approves medicine to prevent stroke

The unpublished product in the country is an anticoagulant, with the trade name Lixiana (edoxabana). The drug is produced by the Japanese company Daiichi Sankyio Brasil Farmacêutica Ltda.

According to Anvisa, the drug has two specific therapeutic indications:

Reduced risk of stroke or systemic embolism in patients (VTE) in adults, including deep venous thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE), in addition to recurrent VTE prevention (DVT or PE).

  • The drug, edoxaban, is part of the class of new anticoagulants that began to be researched around the year 2000. The drug binds to a compound that coagulates blood (factor Xa), and prevents its action, thus being named therapies of
  • Unlike the older drugs, current therapies do not interact with food, increasing the effectiveness of the product and improving the patient's quality of life.


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