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What is the difference between antiplatelets and anticoagulants?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Drugs

antiplatelet drugs interfere with platelet aggregation.
Anticoagulant drugs interfere with the coagulation cascade

In brief: Drugs

antiplatelet drugs interfere with platelet aggregation.
Anticoagulant drugs interfere with the coagulation cascade
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