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However, the perception that aspirin by itself is sufficient or that the risk of aspirin plus a blood thinner is not worth the benefit may also be driving forces. Both researchers said more studies evaluating cardiovascular outcomes in AF patients prescribed aspirin-only versus oral blood thinners (or in combination) are needed.

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Aspirin vs Blood thinner? Asked ... Topics aspirin, blood thinners. Details: I was hospitalized and I was taking aspirin prior the nurse was taking blood from me and noticed my blood was thin and she asked if I was taking aspirin. My question is does taking aspirin work just as well as a blood thinner?

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TUESDAY, Aug. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Aspirin may offer an alternative for people who've had blood clots in the deep veins of the legs and can't tolerate long-term use of blood thinners ...

www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/06/160620161104.htm

"Aspirin versus blood thinners in atrial fibrillation patients with stroke risk: Nearly 40 percent of patients treated with aspirin alone despite previous data showing blood thinners more beneficial."

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Millions of people with atrial fibrillation may benefit from the updated clinical guidelines. Newer, safer blood thinner drug options are easier for patients to use. More heart procedures called ...

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Both aspirin and Coumadin, the brand name for the drug warfarin, thin blood and help prevent blood clots. Your doctor may prescribe one of these medications if she believes you're at a risk for blood clots or strokes. Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the United States, according to 2011 information from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.

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There are two main types of blood thinners. Anticoagulants such as heparin or warfarin (also called Coumadin) slow down your body's process of making clots. Antiplatelet drugs, such as aspirin, prevent blood cells called platelets from clumping together to form a clot. When you take a blood thinner, follow directions carefully.

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However, the perception that aspirin by itself is sufficient or that the risk of aspirin plus a blood thinner is not worth the benefit may also be driving forces. Both researchers said more studies evaluating cardiovascular outcomes in AF patients prescribed aspirin-only versus oral blood thinners (or in combination) are needed.

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Anticoagulants and antiplatelet drugs eliminate or reduce the risk of blood clots. They’re often called blood thinners, but these medications don’t really thin your blood. Instead, they help ...

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Aspirin Better Than Blood Thinners. ... Aspirin worked just as well as warfarin in stroke patients with narrowed brain arteries, according to a study of 569 people at more than 50 sites across ...