Deciding on a combination of anticoagulant and antiplatelet drugs.


Patients being treated for atrial fibrillation may develop cardiovascular disease before or after the onset of their heart rhythm problem, and may require a combination of antiplatelet and anticoagulant drugs. This article describes the evidence for the combinations used to treat acute coronary syndrome in patients with atrial fibrillation. 
DOI: 10.12968/hmed.2015.76.11.638