Saturday, April 2, 2011

Classification of anti-coagulants

These drugs prevent the clotting of the blood.


Oral Anti-coagulants:
Warfarin Na, Phenprocoumon, Dicumarol (Bishydroxycoumarin), Diphenadione, Phenindione, Acenocoumarol, Coumetarol

Thrombin inhibitors:
Heparin, Hirudin, Enoxaparin, Hirugen, Lepirudin, Danaparoid

Fibrinolytic (Thrombolytic) drugs:
Streptokinase (Plasminokinase), Anistreplase, Urokinase, Tissue plasminogen activator, Staphylokinase

Anti-thrombotic drugs:
Aspirin, Dipyridamole, Ticlopidine, Sulfinpyrazone, Clopidogrel, Abciximab, Eptifibatide, Tirofiban

Extra-vascular anti-coagulants:
Fluorides, Citrates, Oxalates
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