https://www.webmd.com/heart-disease/atrial-fibrillation/news/20160620/aspirin-often-wrongly-prescribed-for-atrial-fibrillation

Jun 20, 2016 ... Blood thinners -- not aspirin -- dramatically cut the risk of stroke, researchers say.

https://www.xarelto-us.com/atrial-fibrillation/afib-information/afib-treatment-options/aspirin-for-afib

Read about using aspirin for AFib and what may be better for you: aspirin vs blood thinners. See full Product & Safety Info, including Boxed Warnings.

https://scopeblog.stanford.edu/2018/10/11/understanding-afib-blood-thinners-simplified/

Oct 11, 2018 ... Without blood thinners, the risk of someone with AFib having a stroke ... Stronger than aspirin, it knocks out special proteins in the blood ...

https://www.healthline.com/health-news/aspirin-heart-attack-stroke-050614

May 6, 2014 ... The FDA is also recommending that people be careful when using aspirin with other blood thinners, such as warfarin, dabigatran (Pradaxa), ...

https://health.ucsd.edu/news/releases/Pages/2016-06-20-aspirin-versus-blood-thinners-in-afib-patients.aspx

Jun 20, 2016 ... Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine report ...

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/317459.php

May 15, 2017 ... New research investigates the long-term impact of using aspirin instead of blood thinners in patients with atrial fibrillation who underwent an ...

https://www.mdedge.com/neurology/article/72834/stroke/apixaban-versus-aspirin-stroke-prevention-atrial-fibrillation

“Bleeding complications were identical…. If you treat 1,000 patients per year with apixaban compared with aspirin, you save 21 strokes, three deaths, and 33 ...

https://www.stoptheclot.org/about-clots/faqs/afib-faq/

How to Take Blood Thinners Safely to Prevent Stroke with Atrial Fibrillation ... Aspirin is sometimes given to patients that cannot take other blood thinners, but it is ...

https://www.everydayhealth.com/atrial-fibrillation/treatment/new-guidelines-for-afib-patients-better-blood-thinners-less-aspirin/

Jul 13, 2016 ... Along with more effective blood thinner medications, afib guidelines include an improved risk factor calculator and increased use of ablation.

https://www.acc.org/latest-in-cardiology/articles/2016/06/20/17/14/aspirin-vs-anticoagulant-use-in-afib-patients-at-risk-for-stroke

Jun 20, 2016 ... For both groups, AFib patients who were prescribed aspirin were ... history of a prior stroke or blood clot, or a history of congestive heart failure.