Plavix


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Noun1.Plavix - a blood thinner (trade name Plavix) approved for the treatment of mild heart attacks; works by preventing blood platelets from sticking together to form clots that would restrict blood flow
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
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Avoid lapses in therapy, and if PLAVIX must be temporarily discontinued, restart as soon as possible.
Most notable of those drugs is Plavix (clopidogrel) an anti-blood clotting medication.
Its best sellers, Plavix and Abilify, face generic competition by 2012, threatening sales that were $7.
Generics in Cardiovascular Diseases Market to 2018 Report - Loss of Lipitor Market Exclusivities and Impending Patent Expirations of Plavix to Drive Generic Substitution.
GRAVITAS showed that 41% of PCI patients dosed with Plavix had high residual platelet reactivity as measured by the VerifyNow P2Y12 Test, and that a uniform treatment strategy of doubling the dose of Plavix for 6 months did not result in improved outcomes in these patients.
We are very excited with our product position and timing with the release of this therapeutic alternative to Plavix," said Timothy I.
s (New York) earnings beat analysts' estimates on lower costs from job cuts and outsourcing and higher sales of mood stabilizing drug Abilify and blood thinner Plavix.
According to the results, 46% of physicians feel that ticagrelor will likely affect the current standard of care, Plavix (clopidogrel), for ACS patients.
Ex Bristol-Myers Exec Pleads Guilty in Plavix Case.
With the inclusion of platelet function testing in four separate clinical guidelines this year, and as we enter the era of generic Plavix in the US, there is an even greater need for more information to help physicians determine the most cost-effective treatment strategies while providing the highest quality patient care.
The study will examine the impact that the PPI, Prevacid (lansoprazole), has on the effect of two different anti-platelet agents, Effient (prasugrel) and a double-dose of Plavix (clopidogrel), the third top selling drug in the U.
to keep a generic version of Plavix off the market, the paper said.