Category Archives: Antiplatelet agents

The coagulation cascade

Coagulation cascade: several resources (videos, animations and tutorials) depicting coagulation factors and pathways.Continue Reading

PPI – Clopidogrel (Plavix) interaction: the latest news

Clopidogrel (Plavix) and PPIs resource center: updates on the possible interaction between omeprazole and clopidogrel. Continue Reading

COGENT trial: no clopidogrel-PPIs interaction

According to the results of the COGENT trial, the combination of the antiplatelet clopidogrel and the PPI omeprazole does not produce clinically relevant cardiovascular interactions.Continue Reading

Antiplatelet agents: mechanisms of action and general overview

This post is an overview on antiplatelet drugs, we will focus on the classification of agents and  their mechanism of action. The most relevant facts related to therapeutics will also be discussed here,  followed by a video review by  K.G. Paul, M.D. A related article explores the pharmacology of thrombolytic agents. Classification of antiplatelet agentsContinue Reading

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