Treatments for PAD help manage leg pain and improve function, as well as reduce the risk for heart attack and stroke. Drugs used for improving leg pain and function are generally those that either prevent blood clots (typically antiplatelet drugs) or improve blood flow.
Antiplatelet drugs such as aspirin reduce the risk for blood clots. Most patients with peripheral artery disease receive antiplatelet medication. For the most part, this...Read more
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