Antipsychotic drugs and the risk of recurrent venous thromboembolism: A prospective cohort study

Published: 13 March 2018
Author(s): L.M. Mollard, R. Le Mao, C. Tromeur, E. Le Moigne, M. Gouillou, B. Pan-Petesch, A. Delluc, F. Couturaud, K. Lacut
Issue: March 2018
Section: Original Article

Numerous studies have suggested that antipsychotic drugs are associated with an increased risk for a first episode of venous thromboembolism (VTE). However, after anticoagulation discontinuation, the impact of antipsychotic drugs on the risk of recurrent VTE (rVTE) remains unknown.