News tagged with antiplatelet therapy

Dipyrone negates aspirin's antiplatelet effect

(HealthDay)—There is an unfavorable pharmacological drug interaction between the non-narcotic analgesic dipyrone and aspirin in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD), according to research published online Aug. 14 ...

Aug 22, 2013
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Antiplatelet drugs don't up ICH risk in new study

(HealthDay)—Pre-existing antiplatelet use does not seem to be associated with an increased risk of ischemic hemorrhage (ICH), according to an observational study published in the February issue of Academic Em ...

Mar 25, 2013
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Results of the OPTIMIZE trial presented

A new study demonstrates that some patients may not need to receive prolonged anti-clotting therapy after drug-eluting stent (DES) implantation with the Endeavor zotarolimus-eluting stent, and that shortening the duration ...

Oct 31, 2013
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Global platelet reactivity and high risk ACS patients

Global platelet reactivity is more effective than responsiveness to clopidogrel in identifying acute coronary syndrome (ACS) patients at high risk of ischemic events, according to research presented at ESC Congress 2012.

Aug 28, 2012
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