TITLE

Clopidogrel poor metabolizers may need alternative to standard regimen

AUTHOR(S)
Thompson, Cheryl A.
PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;5/15/2010, Vol. 67 Issue 10, p779
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on a study related to clopidogrel containing poor metabolizer by specialists Kathryn M. Momary and Sarah A. Spinler. It reports that clopidogrel's active metabolite inhibits platelet aggregation. It mentions that the poor metabolizers had a higher risk for nonfatal myocardial infarction, stroke, or death.
ACCESSION #
50597341

 

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