antiplatelet

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an·ti·plate·let

 (ăn′tē-plāt′lĭt, ăn′tī-)
adj.
Acting against or destroying blood platelets.
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PhaseBio Pharmaceuticals announced that data from an evaluation of the pharmacodynamics of PB2452, a novel reversal agent for the antiplatelet drug ticagrelor, were presented by Lisa K.
The THEMIS trial investigated whether adding the antiplatelet drug ticagrelor to low-dose aspirin would reduce the risk of thrombotic events in patients aged 50 or older with type 2 diabetes and stable coronary artery disease (defined as a history of PCI, bypass grafting, or angiographic stenosis of 50% or more in at least one coronary artery).
In a previous case report, the catheter was removed after 72 h of withholding a dual antiplatelet drug (4).
Clopidogrel is a cornerstone antiplatelet drug that is used by millions of patients worldwide especially those suffering from heart attacks.
Figure shows the frequencies of different antiplatelet drug regimens prescribed to our study population.
For the time being, clopidogrel is the evidence-based antiplatelet drug to pair with aspirin for this indication.
Even when handed information on whether each clopidogrel-treated patient was a poor metabolizer of the drug, treating physicians usually did not switch them to a different antiplatelet drug, ticagrelor, that would be fully effective despite the patient's reduced-metabolizer status.
The settlement alleges that the company misrepresented its antiplatelet drug, Aggrenox, that was effective for many conditions 'below the neck,' such as heart attacks and congestive heart failure, and that it was superior to Plavix, without evidence to substantiate that claim; misrepresented that Micardis protected patients from early morning strokes and heart attacks and treated metabolic syndrome; misrepresented that Combivent could be used as a first-line treatment for bronchospasms associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD); Falsely stated that Atrovent and Combivent could be used at doses that exceeded the maximum dosage recommendation in the product labelling and that the drugs were essential for treatment of COPD.
Aspirin helps prevent platelets in the bloodstream from clumping together and forming a clot, so it is called an antiplatelet drug; other antiplatelet drugs include Clopidogrel (Plavix) and ticagrelor (Brilinta).
Second, the antiplatelet drug history came from the patient (or carer) reflecting their memory of what had been taken recently, and it was not possible to confirm this by direct measurement of drugs or metabolites.
Ferro, "Antiplatelet drug resistance: molecular insights and clinical implications," Prostaglandins and Other Lipid Mediators, vol.