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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What are anti-platelets medications?

Anti-platelets Medications: Anti-platelets are a group of medicines that stop blood cells (called platelets) from sticking together and forming a blood clot. In other word they prevent the aggregation of platelets, or prevent platelets from coming together. Whenever there is an injury in your body, platelets are sent to the site of the injury, where […]

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