Patients have been told for decades to avoid vitamin K with warfarin. That means no green leafy veggies. But such foods are good for you. What to do?
Did you travel over the holidays? Sitting in a car or plane can increase the risk for deep verin thrombosis (DVT). Such blood clots can show up weeks later.
Before starting a daily regimen, carefully consider the benefits and risks of aspirin. Are you more likely to be helped or harmed by this amazing drug?
Are newer and pricier anticoagulants safer and more effective for preventing blood clots after joint replacement surgery? Aspirin and Xarelto (rivaroxaban) are compared.
There was a time when warfarin (Coumadin) was the main blood thinner prescribed to prevent clots. Newer anticoagulants include Eliquis, Pradaxa & Xarelto.
Side effects of the new generation anticoagulants like Eliquis (apixaban), Pradaxa (dabigatran) and Xarelto (rivaroxaban) can be scary. What's the latest?
Australian investigators show that there is significant value in using aspirin to prevent blood clots in patients who have previously had one.