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.
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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.
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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.