ticlopidine

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ti·clo·pi·dine

 (tī-klō′pə-dēn′)
n.
A drug that blocks platelet aggregation, C14H14ClNS, used in its hydrochloride form to prevent stroke and to treat intermittent claudication.

[t(h)i(o)- + c(h)lo(ro)- + p(yr)idine.]
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A randomized trial comparing ticlopidine hydrochloride with aspirin for the prevention of stroke in high-risk patients.
Between July 2001 and June this year, 17 people died of liver problems or thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) after being given an antiplatelet called ticlopidine hydrochloride, according to the Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry.
Other 1999 launches included ketoconazole tablets, AB-rated and bioequivalent to Janssen Pharmaceutica Inc.'s antifungal Nizoral, and ticlopidine hydrochloride tablets, AB-rated and bioequivalent to Roche Laboratories Inc.'s stroke medication Ticlid.