Cardiovascular disease

DVT prevention

Top Medications for DVT prevention according to our users

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  • Anticoagulant > Vitamin K antagonist

  • Anticoagulant > Thrombin inhibitor

    • Pradaxa
      (Dabigatran)
      Prescription only

      Pradaxa (Dabigatran) is a good medication for preventing blood clots. It doesn't require regular blood tests or changing doses often. It can be expensive and there's no way to reverse the medication's effects.

      Was it worth it?
      • Available dosage forms:
      • Pill
  • Anticoagulant > Factor Xa inhibitor

    • Eliquis
      (Apixaban)
      Prescription only

      Eliquis (Apixaban) is an easy to use and effective way to prevent blood clots from forming in your veins.

      Was it worth it?
      • Available dosage forms:
      • Pill
    • Xarelto
      (Rivaroxaban)
      Prescription only

      Xarelto (Rivaroxaban) is a good medication for preventing blood clots. It doesn't require regular blood tests or changing doses often. It can be expensive and there's no way to reverse the medication's effects.

      Was it worth it?
      • Available dosage forms:
      • Pill
  • Anticoagulant > Heparin

    • Lovenox
      (Enoxaparin)
      Prescription only

      Lovenox (Enoxaparin) is a good anticoagulant that reduces the risk of death or bleeding, and blood clots are less likely to happen. However, it is only available as an injection which isn't great if you're afraid of needles.

      Was it worth it?
      • Available dosage forms:
      • Injection

Medication side effects for DVT prevention

These are some of the most common side effects from clinical trials for blood in urine.

  • Eliquis: 2%
0 of 100

At this end, no one is expected to have blood in urine

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At this end, almost everyone is expected to have blood in urine

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