Plavix


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Related to Plavix: Clopidogrel, aspirin
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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
brand, brand name, marque, trade name - a name given to a product or service
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The patient was admitted with a diagnosis of dementia from an assisted living facility in a nearby town and was taking two daily medications: Plavix (history of stroke) and Depakote (history of seizures).
Contract awarded for expression of interest bids for purchase clopidogrel 75 mg tablet, igss code 185, trademark plavix, required by various medical units of the institute.
6 million for a smear campaign against copies of generic versions of Plavix, a medicine that had global sales of 2 billion in 2011.
I received conflicting answers from my doctors regarding how long to take Plavix.
The heart drug competes directly with Plavix, from Bristol-Myers Squibb (NYSE:BMY), but only generated a disappointing $324 million worldwide in 2012.
2 billion in the quarter due to patent expirations for Avapro/Avalide in March 2012 and Plavix in.
Healthcare company Sanofi (Euronext:SAN)(NYSE:SNY) and biopharmaceutical company Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) today announced they have restructured their long-term alliance following the loss of exclusivity of Plavix and Avapro/Avalide in many major markets.
In a win for insurance companies and those paying out of pocket for anti-clotting drugs, the patent for the blockbuster drug, Plavix [R], recently expired.
Stent patients are put on drugs such as Plavix to prevent dangerous blood clots, and when they come out of their stent procedure, they are tested so the doctor sees whether they are responding adequately.
The Institute for Safe Medication Practices Canada (ISMP Canada) has received four reports from health care practitioners and one report from a consumer related to the brand names Plavix (clopidogrel) and Pradax (dabigatran etexilate).
Doctors order a high (or loading) dose when hospitalized patients begin Plavix therapy.