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Thrombin inhibitors

What are Thrombin inhibitors?

Thrombin inhibitors are anticoagulants that bind to and inhibit the activity of thrombin therefore prevent blood clot formation. Thrombin inhibitors inactivate free thrombin and also the thrombin that is bound to fibrin.

Thrombin inhibitors are used to prevent arterial and venous thrombosis. They can also be used to prevent and treat deep vein thrombosis or used as prophylaxis in atrial fibrillation to avoid thromboembolism.

List of Thrombin inhibitors

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Drug Name Avg. Rating Reviews
Pradaxa (Pro)
Generic name: dabigatran
95 reviews
Angiomax (Pro)
Generic name: bivalirudin
1 review
Generic name: desirudin
No reviews
For ratings, users were asked how effective they found the medicine while considering positive/adverse effects and ease of use (1 = not effective, 10 = most effective).

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