please aknowledge me if there was acomparative studies between clopidogrel and other antiplatlets like cilostazole,and the benefits of using clopidogrel instead of warfarin or other drugs used in the same indication
Clopidogrel bisulfate is a medication that is used to prevent harmful blood clots from forming in people who have had a recent heart attack, stroke, or severe chest pain requiring hospitalization.
As mentioned, clopidogrel is licensed to prevent blood clots from forming after a heart attack, stroke, or chest pain that requires hospitalization. Also, the medication may be used to prevent clots in people with poor circulation, such as those who have peripheral artery disease (PAD). Preventing blood clots from forming and blocking blood vessels helps reduce the risk of having another related heart attack or stroke.
Cilostazol is indicated for the reduction of symptoms of intermittent claudication, as indicated by an increased walking distance.
Warfarin sodium is a prescription anticoagulant, often described as a "blood thinner" (although it does not actually thin the blood). It is used to prevent and treat blood clots due to various causes.
Hope that the indications of each med would make the comparison easier? Each med is indicated for a specific purpose, clopidogrel is usually prescribed after a heart attack, stroke, or severe chest pain, preventing blood clots from forming & blocking the blood vessels, preventing further heart attacks or stroke, which other meds do not do.
However, also please seek advice from a cardiologist/pharmacist who would give you more info.
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