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Medications for Deep Vein Thrombosis, Prophylaxis

What is Deep Vein Thrombosis, Prophylaxis: Pharmacological and non-pharmacological measures taken to prevent blood from clotting in the veins

Compare drugs associated with Deep Vein Thrombosis, Prophylaxis

The following list of medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
enoxaparin Rx B N 3 reviews
8.0

Generic name: enoxaparin systemic

Brand name:  Lovenox

Drug class: heparins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Lovenox Rx B N 3 reviews
8.0

Generic name: enoxaparin systemic

Drug class: heparins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Xarelto Rx C N 5 reviews
7.0

Generic name: rivaroxaban systemic

Drug class: factor Xa inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Heparin Sodium Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: heparin systemic

Drug class: heparins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph

 
heparin Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: heparin systemic

Brand name:  Heparin Sodium

Drug class: heparins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Arixtra Rx B N 1 review
8.0

Generic name: fondaparinux systemic

Drug class: factor Xa inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Eliquis Rx B N 1 review
4.0

Generic name: apixaban systemic

Drug class: factor Xa inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Fragmin Rx B N 1 review Add

Generic name: dalteparin systemic

Drug class: heparins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
rivaroxaban Rx C N 5 reviews
7.0

Generic name: rivaroxaban systemic

Brand name:  Xarelto

Drug class: factor Xa inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph

 
apixaban Rx B N 1 review
4.0

Generic name: apixaban systemic

Brand name:  Eliquis

Drug class: factor Xa inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph

 
dalteparin Rx B N 1 review Add

Generic name: dalteparin systemic

Brand name:  Fragmin

Drug class: heparins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph

 
fondaparinux Rx B N 1 review
8.0

Generic name: fondaparinux systemic

Brand name:  Arixtra

Drug class: factor Xa inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Iprivask Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: desirudin systemic

Drug class: thrombin inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Pradaxa Rx C N 1 review
2.0

Generic name: dabigatran systemic

Drug class: thrombin inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
dabigatran Rx C N 1 review
2.0

Generic name: dabigatran systemic

Brand name:  Pradaxa

Drug class: thrombin inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph

 
desirudin Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: desirudin systemic

Brand name:  Iprivask

Drug class: thrombin inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph

 

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Off Label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
Prescription Only / Over the Counter
Rx Prescription Only
OTC Over the Counter
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter
Pregnancy
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N Is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 Has a high potential for abuse. Has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use under medical supervision.
2 Has a high potential for abuse. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 Has a potential for abuse less than those in schedules 1 and 2. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 3. It has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 3.
5 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 4. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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