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What is Venous Thromboembolism and its treatment?

by MrMed Pharmacy The Best Place to Buy Cancer Medicines in India.
Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is a condition in which a blood clot (thrombus) forms in a vein and blocks the flow of blood. It can be life-threatening and is the third leading cause of cardiovascular death in the United States.
The two main types of VTE are deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE). Deep vein thrombosis occurs when a clot forms in a deep vein, usually in the legs, and can cause pain, swelling, and redness. Pulmonary embolism occurs when a clot travels to the lungs, blocking the flow of blood, and can cause difficulty breathing, chest pain, and sudden collapse.
The risk factors for VTE include age, family history of VTE, prolonged bed rest, surgery, pregnancy, and certain medical conditions. Other risk factors include smoking, obesity, cancer, and the use of certain medications.
Treatment for VTE depends on the type and severity of the clot. In most cases, anticoagulants (blood thinners) are used to prevent further clotting and to reduce the risk of recurrence. In some cases, a filter may be placed in the vein to prevent the clot from traveling to the lungs. Surgery may be necessary to remove the clot or to repair a damaged vein.
It is important to seek medical attention if you suspect that you have VTE or have any of the risk factors. Early diagnosis and treatment can reduce the risk of serious complications and death.

Medication for treatment

Eliquis 5mg tablet contains the active ingredient Apixaban. This medicine is used for the treatment and prevention of blood clots in patients suffering from various conditions. Before starting treatment with this medicine, inform your doctor if you have a bleeding disorder, are currently suffering from bleeding or have a blood clot.

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