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Antiplatelet agentsAlso known as platelet aggregation inhibitors. A type of blood thinning medication, to stop tiny blood cells called platelets from sticking together and forming a blood clot. Common antiplatelets include aspirin, clopidogrel or a combination of Aspirin and dipyridamole.
For similar information see PreventionAntiplatelet agents are a type of medicine.
They are used to thin your blood.
They stop platelets in your blood from sticking together.
This stops blood clots forming.
Some antiplatelet agents are:
- Aspirin and dipyridamole taken together.
This type of medicine is also called platelet aggregation inhibitors.