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Ticlopidine, Clopidrogel, Prasugrel and Ticagrelor

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Thienopyridines are a class of ADP receptor/P2Y12 inhibitors used for their anti-platelet activity.


Reversible antiplatlet inhibition with Ticagrelor



Ball and stick structure


The PLATO trial, found that ticagrelor had better mortality rates than clopidogrel (9.8% vs. 11.7%, p<0.001) in treating patients with acute coronary syndrome.


Never used this agent before?


Written by M Khairul Z

January 4, 2014 at 9:55 am

Posted in Uncategorized

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