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A 68-year-old male presents to your office with exertional thigh and leg pain and decreased sexual performance. His past medical history is significant for hypertension, diabetes mellitus and myocardial infarction experienced two years ago. He smokes two packs per day and consumes alcohol occasionally. His dorsalis pedis pulses are weak in both feet. Evaluation shows moderate peripheral arterial disease of both lower extremities. This patient experiences symptomatic improvement from a drug that dilates arteries and inhibits platelet aggregation. Which of the following drugs is most likely described in this scenario?

A. Heparin
B. Argatroban
C. Warfarin
D. tPA
E. Aspirin
F. Ticlopidine
G. Abciximab
H. Cilostazol
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