Don't Jump to Extended-Duration VTE Prophylaxis in MEDICAL Patients

A new rivaroxaban (Xarelto) indication will raise questions about inpatient and extended venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis.

You'll hear reps promote rivaroxaban 10 mg/day for VTE prophylaxis in MEDICAL inpatients...AND after discharge for up to 39 days total.

But point out the limitations with this new indication.

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