Rectal bleeding and hemostatic disorders induced by dabigatran etexilate in 2 elderly patients.


OBJECTIVE To report rectal bleeding associated with hemostatic disorders in 2 elderly patients treated with dabigatran etexilate. CASE SUMMARY A 79-year-old woman (weight, 69 kg) was hospitalized in a gastroenterology unit for severe rectal bleeding. She had been treated for 2 months with dabigatran etexilate 110 mg twice daily for chronic atrial… (More)
DOI: 10.1345/aph.1Q705


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