Analysis underscores Multaq's stroke-preventing effects

09/3/2008 | Reuters

An analysis of a clinical study for Sanofi-Aventis' Multaq found that the drug lowered stroke risk by 34% in patients with atrial fibrillation compared with those on placebo. The effect was sustained during the trial's follow-up period, which lasted from 12 to 30 months. The findings support previous research showing that Multaq combined with standard therapy decreased cardiovascular hospitalizations or death by 24%.

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