Active Ingredient(s): Ticlopidine
FDA Approved: * October 31, 1991
Pharm Company: * ROCHE PALO
Category: Blood Thinner (Anticoagulant)

Ticlopidine, sold under the brand name Ticlid, is a medication used to reduce the risk of thrombotic strokes.[1] It is an antiplatelet drug in the thienopyridine family which is an adenosine diphosphate (ADP) receptor inhibitor. Research initially showed that it was useful for preventing strokes and coronary stent occlusions. However, because of its rare but serious side effects of neutropenia and thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura it was primarily used in patients in whom as... [wikipedia]

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