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Like anticoagulants, antiplatelet drugs help prevent the blood from clotting. They may be given when aspirin cannot be used. They may also be given in conjunction with aspirin to people who have had an angioplasty.

Aspirin may be given by emergency medical personnel and continued after admission to the hospital.

Common names of prescription antiplatelet drugs include:

  • Ticlopidine (Ticlid)
  • Clopidogrel (Plavix)
  • Prasugrel (Effient)
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Possible side effects of prescription antiplatelet agents include:

  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Skin rash
  • Ringing in the ears (tinnitus)
  • Skin bruising
  • Irritation of the stomach lining
  • Bleeding from the digestive system and other internal organs
  • Allergic reaction

Aspirin should generally be taken with food to decrease stomach upset. Possible side effects include:

  • Stomach upset
  • Gastrointestinal bleeding and stroke
  • Bronchospasm
... (more)

Like anticoagulants, antiplatelet drugs help prevent the blood from clotting. They may be given when aspirin cannot be used. They may also be given in conjunction with aspirin to people who have had an angioplasty.

Aspirin may be given by emergency medical personnel and continued after admission to the hospital.

Possible side effects include:

Stomach upset Gastrointestinal bleeding and stroke Bronchospasm

Common names of prescription antiplatelet drugs include:

  • Ticlopidine (Ticlid)
  • Clopidogrel (Plavix)
  • Prasugrel (Effient)
... (more)

Antiplatelet agents may help preventing future heart attacks by inhibiting the formation of blood clots. They do this by keeping platelets from clumping and sticking together.

Aspirin helps prevent clotting and reclosing of the artery.

... (more)

Like anticoagulants, antiplatelet drugs help prevent the blood from clotting. They may be given when aspirin cannot be used. They may also be given in conjunction with aspirin to people who have had an angioplasty.

Aspirin may be given by emergency medical personnel and continued after admission to the hospital.

Common names of prescription antiplatelet drugs include:

  • Ticlopidine (Ticlid)
  • Clopidogrel (Plavix)
  • Prasugrel (Effient)
... (more)

Antiplatelet Like anticoagulants, antiplatelet drugs help prevent the blood from clotting. They may be given when aspirin cannot be used. They may also be given in conjunction with aspirin to people who have had an angioplasty.

Aspirin may be given by emergency medical personnel and continued after admission to the hospital.

Common names of prescription antiplatelet drugs include:

  • Ticlopidine (Ticlid)
  • Clopidogrel (Plavix)
  • Prasugrel (Effient)
... (more)

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Antiplatelet agents may help preventing future heart attacks by inhibiting the formation of blood clots. They do this by keeping platelets from clumping and sticking together.

Aspirin helps prevent clotting and reclosing of the artery.

... (more)

Like anticoagulants, antiplatelet drugs help prevent the blood from clotting. They may be given when aspirin cannot be used. They may also be given in conjunction with aspirin to people who have had an angioplasty.

Aspirin may be given by emergency medical personnel and continued after admission to the hospital.

Common names of prescription antiplatelet drugs include:

  • Ticlopidine (Ticlid)
  • Clopidogrel (Plavix)
  • Prasugrel (Effient)
... (more)

Antiplatelet agents may help preventing future heart attacks by inhibiting the formation of blood clots. They do this by keeping platelets from clumping and sticking together.

Aspirin helps prevent clotting and reclosing of the artery.

... (more)

Aspirin

A small, daily dose of aspirin has been shown to decrease the risk of heart attack by preventing blood clots from forming. Taking aspirin regularly may have serious side effects, such as bleeding in the stomach and gastrointestinal tract, so ask your doctor before taking aspirin daily.

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Possible side effects of prescription antiplatelet agents include:

  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Skin rash
  • Ringing in the ears (tinnitus)
  • Skin bruising
  • Irritation of the stomach lining
  • Bleeding from the digestive system and other internal organs
  • Allergic reaction

Aspirin should generally be taken with food to decrease stomach upset. Possible side effects include:

  • Stomach upset
  • Gastrointestinal bleeding and stroke
  • Bronchospasm
... (more)

Antiplatelet agents help treat coronary artery disease (CAD) and angina by preventing the formation of blood clots. They do this by keeping platelets from clumping and sticking together.

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Antiplatelet agents prevent the formation of blood clots. Common antiplatelet agents include:

  • Aspirin
  • Clopidogrel (Plavix)
  • Ticlodipine (Ticlid)
  • Dipyridamole (Persantine)
... (more)

Antiplatelet agents help treat coronary artery disease (CAD) and angina by preventing the formation of blood clots. They do this by keeping platelets from clumping and sticking together.

... (more)