The website of the Office of Health and Human Services for the state of Massachusetts has a good list of blood thinners, or anticoagulants, and antiplatelet medications. The grouping categorizes blood anticoagulants by t... More »

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Blood thinners reduce blood clotting in the blood vessels in order to prevent stroke and heart attack, which occur when blood clots prevent sufficient blood supply to important organs such as the heart and brain, accordi... More »

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A person may be required to take blood thinners if they have insufficient blood flow to the brain or if they suffer from some form of blood vessel or heart disease, according to National Institutes of Health's MedlinePlu... More »

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Warfarin and heparin are common blood thinners, also known as anticoagulants, according to MedlinePlus. Doctors may also prescribe aspirin and other antiplatelet drugs for those needing blood thinners as they prevent the... More »

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The two main types of blood thinners are anticoagulants and antiplatelets, states MedlinePlus. Anticoagulants such warfarin, or Coumadin, and heparin, use chemical reactions in the body to extend the time it takes to for... More »

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As of 2015, doctors most commonly prescribe blood thinners, or anticoagulants, such as warfarin, Plavix and aspirin, according to Heart MD Institute. These medications help prevent the formation of clots in the blood and... More »

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Patients who take physician-prescribed blood thinners need to avoid several classes of medications, including cold medication, painkillers, herbal remedies, and certain drugs used to treat indigestion and a variety of st... More »

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