Types of anticoagulants

Anticoagulants : The most commonly prescribed anticoagulant is warfarin. The newer types of anticoagulants are also available and are becoming increasingly common. There are: rivaroxaban (Xarelto), dabigatran (Pradaxa), apixaban (Eliquis), and edoxaban (Lixiana). Warfarin and the newer alternatives are taken as tablets or capsules. There’s also an anticoagulant called heparin that can be given by injection. The mechanism of warfarin […]

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