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How can antiplatelet drugs affect pregnancy?

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If you’re expecting or trying to get pregnant, let your doctor know before you take an antiplatelet. Taking them during the last two weeks of pregnancy may cause bleeding problems in the baby or mother before and after delivery.

SOURCES:

Cleveland Clinic Heart Center.

American Heart Association.

Reviewed by James Beckerman on March 02, 2019

SOURCES:

Cleveland Clinic Heart Center.

American Heart Association.

Reviewed by James Beckerman on March 02, 2019

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