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Table 3 Common medications prescribed for patients with a venous thromboembolic event (VTEE) or atrial fibrillation (AF)

From: Characteristics of patients with venous thromboembolism and atrial fibrillation in Venezuela

  VTEE (n = 401) AF (n = 996)
  n % n %
Anticoagulant used     
   Dalteparin sodium 12 3.0% 24 2.4%
   Enoxaparin 264 65.8% 476 47.8%
   Heparin sodium 159 39.7% 32 3.2%
   Warfarin sodium 271 67.6% 323 32.4%
Class of Concomitant Medications     
   Antiarrhythmic drugs 38 9.5% 831 83.4%
   Proton-pump inhibitors 151 37.7% 293 29.4%
   Benzodiazepines 119 29.7% 312 31.3%
   H2 blockers 131 32.7% 239 24.0%
   Diuretics 22 5.5% 248 24.9%
   Antiplatelet drugs 51 12.7% 188 18.9%
   Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor 27 6.7% 208 20.9%
   Beta blockers 25 6.2% 156 15.7%
   Aldosterone receptor antagonists 15 3.7% 141 14.2%
   Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications 66 16.5% 73 7.3%
   Salicylates 17 4.2% 85 8.5%
   Quinolone antibiotics 31 7.7% 54 5.4%
   Calcium antagonist 9 2.2% 71 7.1%
   Cephalosporins 44 11.0% 26 2.6%