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What are examples of anticoagulants?

Examples of anticoagulants include:
  • Apixaban (Eliquis)
  • Dabigatran (Pradaxa)
  • Edoxaban (Savaysa)
  • Enoxaparin (Lovenox)
  • Heparin.
  • Rivaroxaban (Xarelto)
  • Warfarin (Coumadin)

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People also ask, what are the different types of anticoagulants?

There are many anticoagulants, including:

  • heparin.
  • warfarin (Coumadin)
  • rivaroxaban (Xarelto)
  • dabigatran (Pradaxa)
  • apixaban (Eliquis)
  • edoxaban (Savaysa)
  • enoxaparin (Lovenox)
  • fondaparinux (Arixtra)

Also Know, what are the most common blood thinners? Types of Blood Thinners

  • Apixaban (Eliquis)
  • Dabigatran (Pradaxa)
  • Edoxaban (Savaysa)
  • Fondaparinux (Arixtra)
  • Heparin (Fragmin, Innohep, and Lovenox)
  • Rivaroxaban (Xarelto)
  • Warfarin (Coumadin, Jantoven)

Accordingly, what are anticoagulants for?

Anticoagulants are used to treat and prevent blood clots that may occur in your blood vessels. Blood clots can block blood vessels (an artery or a vein). A blocked artery stops blood and oxygen from getting to a part of your body (for example, to a part of the heart, brain or lungs).

What is the best anticoagulant drug?

In the last few years, FDA has approved three new oral anticoagulant drugs – Pradaxa (dabigatran), Xarelto (rivaroxaban), and Eliquis (apixaban). Like warfarin, all three are 'blood thinners' that reduce the overall risk of stroke related to atrial fibrillation but they also cause bleeding.

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