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Anticoagulants Like antiplatelet drugs, anticoagulants help to prevent the blood from clotting. They are often given to patients during heart procedures or after a clot-busting drug treatment.

Common anticoagulants include:

  • Heparin
  • Warfarin (Coumadin)
  • Bivalirudin (Angiomax)
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The most serious side effect of anticoagulants is bleeding, including internal bleeding. Stroke is another possible side effect.

Other possible side effects of anticoagulants include:

  • Bloody or tarry black stools
  • Nosebleeds
  • Heavy menstrual periods
  • Easy bruising
  • Allergic reaction
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Like [antiplatelet drugs][ antiplatelet drugs, anticoagulants help to prevent the blood from clotting. They are often given to patients during heart procedures or after a clot-busting drug treatment.

Common anticoagulants include:

  • Heparin
  • Warfarin (Coumadin)
  • Bivalirudin (Angiomax)
... (more)

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Anticoagulants may help prevent a future heart attack by inhibiting the formation of blood clots. They do this by thinning the blood.

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Like antiplatelet drugs, anticoagulants help to prevent the blood from clotting. They are often given to patients during heart procedures or after a clot-busting drug treatment.

Common anticoagulants include:

  • Heparin
  • Warfarin (Coumadin)
  • Bivalirudin (Angiomax)
... (more)

Anticoagulants may help prevent a future heart attack by inhibiting the formation of blood clots. They do this by thinning the blood.

... (more)

Anticoagulants help prevent the formation of blood clots by thinning the blood.

... (more)

The most serious side effect of anticoagulants is bleeding, including internal bleeding. Stroke is another possible side effect.

Other possible side effects of anticoagulants include:

  • Bloody or tarry black stools
  • Nosebleeds
  • Heavy menstrual periods
  • Easy bruising
  • Allergic reaction
... (more)

Anticoagulants are prescribed to some patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) to prevent the formation of blood clots. Warfarin (Coumadin) is a common anticoagulant.

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Anticoagulants help prevent the formation of blood clots by thinning the blood.

... (more)