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What are the side effects of antiplatelet drugs?

Donna Hill Howes, RN
Family Practitioner

Side effects of antiplatelet drugs may include bleeding, including serious bleeding into the stomach, intestines, brain, or other areas. Other side effects may include heartburn, indigestion, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, and loss of appetite.

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