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the NSAID aspirin, clopidogrel (Plavix), sometimes combined

Antiplatelet drugs

2

heparin and the newer low molecular weight heparins like enoxaparin (Lovenox); *all heparins ehance antithrombin III activity

Stimulators of Antithrombin III anticlotting factor

3

warfarin (Coumadin or "rat poison")

inhibits vitamin K dependent clotting factors produced in the liver

4

vitamin K (shot, intravenous, or intramuscular) or FFP--fresh frozen plasma

antidotes for counteracting Coumadin

5

the DTI drug Pradaxa (dabigatran)

Factor Xa and Direct Thrombin Inhibitors

6

streptokinase (Streptase) and alteplase (Activase)--the tissue plasminogen activator or TPA

Thrombolytic Enzymes to break up clots that have already formed