clopidogrel bisulfate


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Noun1.clopidogrel bisulfate - 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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Moreover the patient also orally took 75 mg of clopidogrel bisulfate tablets and 100 mg of aspirin enteric-coated tablets daily.
Healthcare company Sanofi (Euronext:SAN) (NYSE: SNY) and biopharmaceutical company Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY) announced yesterday that Apotex has made a payment of USD442,209,362 to Sanofi and Bristol-Myers Squibb to satisfy the damages ruling of the Plavix (clopidogrel bisulfate) patent infringement case against Apotex.
The FDA advises patients taking PPIs to warn their physician or pharmacist if they are also taking diazepam, warfarin, antifungals, digoxin, tacrolimus, clopidogrel bisulfate (Plavix), or atazanavir.
In TRITON-TIMI 38 (TRial to Assess Improvement in Therapeutic Outcomes by Optimizing Platelet InhibitioN with Prasugrel-Thrombolysis In Myocardial Infarction), Effient has been shown to reduce the rate of a composite endpoint of CV death, nonfatal myocardial infarction (MI), or nonfatal stroke compared to Plavix[R] (clopidogrel bisulfate).
Plavix, whose chemical name is clopidogrel bisulfate, is the biggest seller for Bristol-Myers and second-biggest for Paris-based Sanofi, behind the Lovenox clot treatment.