Anti Coagulants are mainly referred as chemicals or drugs that are basically used for blood thinning. That prevents or reduce the amount of coagulation in blood. Preventing the clotting of blood. It does not effect other functions of the blood like, capacity of blood to carry oxygen.
Anticoagulants mainly include novel oral anticoagulants (NOACs), heparins and vitamin K antagonists.
Anticoagulants are used to prevent clotting of blood. It is used in the prevention of blood clotting in people who previously suffered from it or have abnormal history of having blood clots.
Common reasons why people take anticoagulants:
Precaution to take when under anti coagulants