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What is antithrombin (AT) III?

Antithrombin III is a natural protein used to treat people with antithrombin III deficiencies. Antithrombin III is prescribed for those who are at risk for blood clots, particularly during pregnancy or surgery, and to treat clots that have already developed. Brand names for antithrombin III include Thrombate III.

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