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Platelet aggregation inhibitors

What are Platelet aggregation inhibitors?

Platelet aggregation inhibitors work in different places of the clotting cascade and prevent platelet adhesion, therefore no clot formation.

Aspirin, the most commonly used antiplatelet drug changes the balance between prostacyclin (which inhibits platelet aggregation) and thromboxane (that promotes aggregation). It irreversibly inhibits the enzyme cyclo-oxygenase, which leads to reduction in thromboxane synthesis in platelets and prostacyclin in vascular endothelial cells. The vascular endothelium recovers and can synthesize more prostacyclin but thromboxane synthesis only recovers after new platelets are formed.

Platelet aggregation inhibitors are used acutely in myocardial infarction, atrial fibrillation, following coronary bypass, angioplasty and stenting. It is also used as prophylaxis to prevent myocardial infarction and stroke.

List of Platelet aggregation inhibitors:

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Drug Name Reviews Avg. Ratings
Arthritis Pain
generic name: aspirin
2 reviews
   
10
Bayer Aspirin Regimen
generic name: aspirin
0 reviews
   
10
Bayer Children's Aspirin
generic name: aspirin
1 review
   
10
Aspergum
generic name: aspirin
0 reviews
   
8.0
Aspir-Low
generic name: aspirin
0 reviews
   
8.0
Pravigard Pac (Pro)
generic name: aspirin/pravastatin
0 reviews
   
8.0
Plavix (Pro)
generic name: clopidogrel
50 reviews
   
7.9
Pletal (Pro)
generic name: cilostazol
4 reviews
   
7.8
Effient (Pro)
generic name: prasugrel
14 reviews
   
7.3
Aggrenox (Pro)
generic name: aspirin / dipyridamole
16 reviews
   
6.3
Ecotrin
generic name: aspirin
0 reviews
   
6.0
Brilinta (Pro)
generic name: ticagrelor
30 reviews
   
4.7
Bayer Aspirin
generic name: aspirin
5 reviews
   
4.2
Ecpirin
generic name: aspirin
0 reviews
   
1.0
Halfprin
generic name: aspirin
0 reviews
   
1.0
Ascriptin
generic name: aspirin
0 reviewsAdd rating
Aspir 81
generic name: aspirin
0 reviewsAdd rating
Aspiritab
generic name: aspirin
0 reviewsAdd rating
Aspirtab
generic name: aspirin
0 reviewsAdd rating
Durlaza (Pro)
generic name: aspirin
0 reviewsAdd rating
Easprin
generic name: aspirin
0 reviewsAdd rating
Entercote
generic name: aspirin
0 reviewsAdd rating
Fasprin
generic name: aspirin
0 reviewsAdd rating
Genacote
generic name: aspirin
0 reviewsAdd rating
Kengreal (Pro)
generic name: cangrelor
0 reviewsAdd rating
Miniprin
generic name: aspirin
0 reviewsAdd rating
Norwich Aspirin
generic name: aspirin
0 reviewsAdd rating
Persantine (Pro)
generic name: dipyridamole
0 reviewsAdd rating
St. Joseph Aspirin
generic name: aspirin
0 reviewsAdd rating
Ticlid (Pro)
generic name: ticlopidine
0 reviewsAdd rating
Yosprala (Pro)
generic name: aspirin / omeprazole
0 reviewsAdd rating

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