Cardiovascular disease

Blood clot prevention

All Medications for Blood clot prevention

  • Pradaxa
    (dabigatran)
    Prescription only

    Pradaxa (dabigatran) is an effective oral medicine for preventing and treating blood clots, but it can increase the risk of bleeding especially in older people and those with kidney problems.

    • Available dosage forms:
    • Pill
  • Plavix
    (clopidogrel)
    Prescription only

    Plavix (clopidogrel) is a cheap, generically available blood thinner that protects you from clots after you've had a heart attack or surgery.

    • Available dosage forms:
    • Pill

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