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Malysheva said that taking blood-thinning drugs without prescription leads to a stroke

Doctor of Medical Sciences and TV presenter Elena Malysheva and her co-host, cardiologist German Gandelman on the air of the Live Healthy! Channel One warned about the dangers of taking a popular group of drugs. Experts said that the use of blood-thinning drugs without prescription leads to a stroke. Release available on the channel’s website.

Doctors noted that blood-thinning drugs – anticoagulants – are extremely dangerous to take without a prescription. “In older people, this leads to severe complications: bleeding, strokes,” Malysheva emphasized.

Gandelman added that anticoagulants are indicated only to a certain small number of patients who were hospitalized, under the strict prescription of doctors. According to the doctor, the sale of blood-thinning drugs in pharmacies is “on the verge of a crime.”

Earlier, Malysheva and her co-host, immunologist Andrey Prodeus, were on the air of the Live Healthy! talked about the dangers of frequent use of paracetamol. Experts said that an overdose of this drug leads to toxic liver damage.