Marevan (warfarin) – 60 tablet boxes are not available at the moment (communication of the FAGG/AFMPS). In order to continue treatment in patients with a clear indication for the use of classic Vit K antagonists, either warfarin can be acquired through the pharmacist in neighbouring countries or exchanged for another component (see the 2019 proposed...
Covid-19 Latest News medication related
In the newspaper MEUSE of March 25, 2020, it was mentioned that certain drugs to fight “blood pressure problems” would increase the risk of contracting COVID-19. As a cardiologist, I would like to add some nuances to this subject. The article focuses primarily on ACE inhibitors and ARBs that are very effective in reducing the...
COVID-19 Patient information
The ESC Patient Forum has received many questions about the Corona Virus (COVID-19). These questions and answers intend to pool together useful recommendations from international authorities and medical societies that are available at this point in time (publication date/last updated: March 26th, 2020). Please click on the following link for the detailed publication: ESC Heart patient...
STEMI and COVID in Belgium
Impact of COVID-19-related public containment measures on the ST elevation myocardial infarction epidemic in Belgium: a nationwide, serial, cross-sectional study. For the article published in ACTA Cardiologa please click: STEMI and COVID in Belgium