Anti-Platelet

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Prevent Blood Clots

…therapy—mandatory even—to prevent blood clots if you have mechanical heart valves. Studies show that it’s more effective than aspirin with other anti-platelet drugs. It should also be your first choice if you’ve suffered an embolic stroke. Coumadin has been shown to protect patients with left ventricular…

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Should You Take Blood-Thinning Drugs?

…therapy—mandatory even—to prevent blood clots if you have mechanical heart valves. Studies show that it’s more effective than aspirin with other anti-platelet drugs. It should also be your first choice if you’ve suffered an embolic stroke. * As I mentioned earlier, Coumadin has been shown to protect…

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