Bleeding Risk

Certain medicines and health problems can increase your risk of bleeding. They include: Medicines (called blood thinners) that prevent blood clots. These medicines often are used to prevent stroke and blood clots in people at risk for those problems. Bleeding disorders, such as hemophilia and immune thrombocytopenic…

Bleeding Risk

Bleeding Risk

Certain medicines and health problems can increase your risk of bleeding. They include:

  • Medicines (called blood thinners) that prevent blood clots. These medicines often are used to prevent stroke and blood clots in people at risk for those problems.
  • Bleeding disorders, such as hemophilia and immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP).

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Current as ofJune 26, 2019

Author: Healthwise Staff
Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine
E. Gregory Thompson MD - Internal Medicine

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