Cromafiban

Category: Heart (Cardiac)



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In medicine, glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors, also GpIIb/IIIa inhibitors, is a class of antiplatelet agents. Several GpIIb/IIIa inhibitors exist: abciximab (abcixifiban) (ReoPro) eptifibatide (Integrilin) tirofiban (Aggrastat) roxifiban orbofiban Use Glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors are frequently used during percutaneous coronary intervention (angioplasty with or without intracoronary stent placement). They work by preventing platelet aggregation and thrombus formation. They do so b...

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