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Blood Thinners

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Blood thinners are medicines that prevent blood clots from forming. They also keep existing blood clots from getting larger. Clots in your arteries, veins, and heart can cause heart attacks, strokes, and blockages. You may take a blood thinner if you have Certain heart or blood vessel diseases An abnormal heart rhythm called atrial fibrillation A heart valve replacement A risk of blood clots after...

MedlinePlus matched the above topic(s) to ICD-10-CM Z79.01. ICD-10-CM stands for the International Classification of Diseases, 10th edition.

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