25th November 2019

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What are the names of the new blood thinners?

Besides warfarin, you and your doctor will take a look at these new drugs:
  • Apixaban (Eliquis)
  • Dabigatran (Pradaxa)
  • Edoxaban (Savaysa)
  • Rivaroxaban (Xarelto)

Considering this, what are the most common blood thinners?

Commonly prescribed include:
  • Rivaroxaban (Xarelto)
  • Dabigatran (Pradaxa)
  • Apixaban (Eliquis)
  • Heparin (various)
  • Warfarin (Coumadin)

What are the new blood thinners?

New Blood Thinners Available. FDA has approved four blood thinners in recent years — dabigatran (Pradaxa), rivaroxaban (Xarelto), apixiban (Eliquis), and edoxaban (Savaysa). Along with warfarin, a drug approved 60 years ago, these drugs are used to prevent stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation.
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