Real-life use of digoxin in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation: data from the RAMSES study


Biteker M., Basaran O., Dogan V., Beton O., Tekinalp M., Aykan A. C. , ...More

JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PHARMACY AND THERAPEUTICS, vol.41, no.6, pp.711-717, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 41 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/jcpt.12460
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PHARMACY AND THERAPEUTICS
  • Page Numbers: pp.711-717

Abstract

What is known and objectiveAlthough inappropriate use of digoxin has been described in various populations, a real-world evaluation of patterns of digoxin prescription has not been well studied in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF). The aim of this study was to identify prevalence, indications and appropriateness of digoxin use in the general population of patients with non-valvular AF (NVAF) in Turkey.