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From Rivaroxaban to Warfarin: How to Switch, Safely

From Rivaroxaban to Warfarin: How to Switch, Safely

Mr Smith is a 62-year-old man with long-standing atrial fibrillation and a history of stroke, who is currently being treated with the novel oral anticoagulant (NOA) rivaroxaban 20 mg daily. He has tolerated this regimen for more than 2 years and has had no bleeding complications. However, he recently lost his job and because of loss of insurance benefits can no longer afford his rivaroxaban. His new insurance company is mandating generic warfarin instead.

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