What is an Anticoagulant?

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Anticoagulants are a special type of medicine that is used by all kinds of people, for lots of different conditions. They are also known as “blood thinner’s”.

In this video, we will be discussing some examples of when anticoagulants are used, what some of their side effects are, and when to talk to your healthcare professional.

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What is an anticoagulant?

An anticoagulant may be taken by people of all ages for many different reasons.

There are many different anticoagulants. My health provider will choose the best medication for me based on:

An anticoagulant may increase my chance of bleeding.

Understanding how my anticoagulant therapy works will:

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