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Bayer Brushes Off Xarelto Study Device Defect Worries

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Bayer AG said it believes top-selling drug Xarelto (rivaroxaban) "remains a reasonable alternative to warfarin" despite worries a defective blood-clotting test device affected a key trial studying the novel anti-blood clotting pill used to underpin its approval for treating patients with irregular heartbeat.

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