Thursday, 8 November 2018

Anticoagulants, Anticoagulants Definition, Anticoagulants Types or Classification, Mechanism of action, Side Effects and Uses


Anticoagulant Definition
Anticoagulants, Anticoagulants Definition, Anticoagulants Classification
These are drugs used to reduce the coagulation of blood. 

Anticoagulant Drugs Types or Classification, 

1.USED IN VIVO
A. Parenteral Anticoagulants

Indirect Thrombin Inhibitors:
Heparin, 
Low Molecular weight Heparins
Fondaparinux,
Danaparoid,

Direct thrombin inhibitors;
Lepirudin,
Argatroban

B. Oral Anticoagulants
Coumarin Derivatives:
Bishydroxycoumarin (Dicumarol)
Warfarin sod.
Acenocoumarol (Nicoumalone)
Ethylbiscoumacetate

Indanedione Derivatives
Phenindione

Direct Factor Xa Inhibitors
Rivaroxabane

Oral Direct Thrombin Inhibitors
Dabigatran
Etexilate

2. USED IN VITRO
A. Heparin

B. Calcium Compexing Agents
Sodium citate
Sodium oxalate
Sodium edetate

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