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11 hrs ago | CiteULike

Glucuronidation converts clopidogrel to a strong time-dependent...

Glucuronidation converts clopidogrel to a strong time-dependent inhibitor of CYP2C8 a phase 2 metabolite as perpetrator of drug-drug interactions.


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Fri Jul 18, 2014


Decision making after aspirin, clopidogrel and GPIIb/IIIa inhibitor use

Multimedia Manual of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery , Vol. 2010, No. 1103. , mmcts.2010.004580, doi:10.1510/mmcts.2010.004580 The expanding use of antiplatelet agents in patients who undergo coronary bypass grafting raises the problem of balancing the benefit of this treatment and the risk of increased bleeding after surgery.


Related Topix: Medicine

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Times of Oman

Is it safe for heart patients to fast during Ramadan?

Muscat: Fast or not to fast? That is the general question heart patients often ask themselves.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Fasting, Health, Medicine, Cardiology, Aspirin (generic), Bayer, Alka-Seltzer

Mon Jun 23, 2014


Newer Anticoagulants Can Be Used Off-Label [Controversies in Stroke]

Correspondence to Michael D. Hill, MD, MSc, Calgary Stroke Program, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary, Foothills Hospital, Rm 1242A, 1403 29th St NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 2T9, Canada.


Related Topix: Stroke, Health, Aspirin (generic), Bayer, Alka-Seltzer

Tue Jun 17, 2014


Genetic Find Shows Race a Factor in Higher Mortality Risk in Heart...

Researchers have identified the first genetic variations linked to race that begin to explain a higher risk of death among some African American and Caucasian patients taking the anti-clotting drug clopidogrel after a heart attack.


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, African-American, Heart Attack, Health, Stroke, Cardiology