Category: Blood Thinner (Anticoagulant)

Abciximab, a glycoprotein IIb/IIIa receptor antagonist manufactured by Janssen Biologics BV and distributed by Eli Lilly under the trade name ReoPro, is a platelet aggregation inhibitor mainly used during and after coronary artery procedures like angioplasty to prevent platelets from sticking together and causing thrombus (blood clot) formation within the coronary artery. It is a glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitor.[3] While abciximab has a short plasma half-life, due to its stron... [wikipedia]

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reopro (abciximab) for cardiac ischemic complications

ReoPro(Abciximab) is a monoclonal antibody that blocks the pathway to platelet aggregation and reduces cardiac ischemic ...