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What are Anticoagulants

Anticoagulants are agents that prevent the formation of blood clots, by affecting blood coagulation factors. The mechanism of action of anticoagulation varies depending on the agent. They are used to treat thrombotic and thromboembolic disease such as stroke, myocardial infarction, deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism.

Types of Anticoagulants

Please refer to the drug classes listed below for further information.