clopidogrel(redirected from antiplatelet therapy)
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A drug, C16H16ClNO2S, given in the form of its bisulfate, that inhibits platelet aggregation and is used in the treatment of patients with peripheral arterial disease, certain forms of angina, or a recent history of heart attack or stroke.
[c(h)lo(ro)- + p(yr)id(ine) + -grel, platelet aggregation inhibitor suffix (ultimately from aggregation).]
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