A 32-year-old member asked:
What can i take (besides warfarin) to get rid of blood clots in my leg?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Lawrence Presantanswered
Phlebology 43 years experience
Rid of clots: Your body gets rid of blood clots with antithrombotic factors in your blood. While the clots are being broken down, you must take medication to prevent clots from growing. Warfarin alternatives are apixaban and riveroxaban. Their drawback is they are not as easily reversed if a bleeding problem occurs.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Please tell me what can I take other than warfarin to get rid of my blood clots in my leg?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Calvin Weisbergeranswered
53 years experience
Anticoagulants: We have both IV and oral anticoagulants. Your doctor can discuss with you which one(s) are appropriate for you. Warfarin has the longest track record. Some new ones are on the market and being marketed heavily.
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Last updated May 17, 2016
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