Disease Information for Clopidogrel (Plavix) Administration/Toxicity

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Bleeding/excessive from mild trauma
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
Neutrophiles (Lab)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Hemolytic-uremic syndrome
Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Anticoagulant medications (examples)
DRUG/Antiplatelet/effect medication (example)
DRUG/Blocks P2y12 ADP receptor platelet
DRUG/Oral anticoagulant (example)
DRUG/Prodrug Metabolism
DRUG/Safe in pregnancy patient (B)
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
Clopidogrel (Plavix) admin, Brand name/Plavix (Clopidogrel)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/.$$$$ Very Expensive
DRUG/1999 Approx. New drug (RX)
DRUG/Dose 75 Mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose once daily (RX)
Definition

Anti-platelet anti coagulation drug;prevents platelet aggregation;super aspirin effect; no problem with neutropenia

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NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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