antiplatelet agents

Antiplatelet agents are drugs used to prevent blood platelets from sticking together and forming blood clots. The drugs prevent clotting in patients who have had a heart attack, unstable angina, ischemic stroke, transient ischemic attack (also known as a warning stroke) or other form of cardiovascular disease. Common antiplatelet agents include aspirin, clopidogrel, dipyridamole, prasugrel, and ticagrelor.

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