How to Define Antithrombotic?

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How to define antithrombotic?

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Antithrombotic agent is a drug that reduces the formation of blood clots. Antithrombotics can be used to treat or prevent dangerous blood clots. Common types of antithrombotics are antiplatelet drugs, anticoagulants, and thrombolytic drugs, etc.

Antiplatelet drugs can be used to limit the aggregation or migration of platelets; Anticoagulants can be used to limit the ability of the blood to clot; Thrombolytic drugs can be used to dissolve clots after the formation.

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