Real-world Dosing Patterns of Rivaroxaban in the United States

Completed

Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- NVAF (non-valvular atrial fibrillation) will be defined as the occurrence of 2 or more inpatient or outpatient claims with International Classification of Disease ICD-9 427.31 as the diagnosis code at any time in the patient's data history prior to inclusion
- Patients will be required to have 180 days of enrollment for the assessment of baseline characteristics
- CHA2DS2-Vasc score ≥2 during the 180 days prior to index rivaroxaban use baseline period
- Evidence of continuous enrollment in MarketScan during 180 days before the date of the first prescription of rivaroxaban

Exclusion Criteria

- Patients <18 years of age
- Patients with valvular AF (atrial fibrillation)
- Pregnancy
- Malignant cancers
- Transient cause of AF
- Patients with VTE (Venous thromboembolism), pulmonary embolism or DVT (Deep Vein Thrombosis)
- Patients with major surgery defined as hip or knee replacement
- Prescriptions of OACs (Oral anticoagulants) (apixaban,warfarin, dabigatran, rivaroxaban) before index date
- Prescription of more than one OAC on the index date