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Patient is 85 years old with congestive heart failure with

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Patient is 85 years old with congestive heart failure with fast heart rate. Doctors want to put her on blood thinners, gave option of Coumadin and three other(new ones).Kindly advise which is better for her considering her age and patient is very fagile.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Cardiology
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

Thanks for this question

This is likely for a fib.

I would go with eliquis or xarelto

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

Thanks for this question.

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