Antiplatelet Therapy

People with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) who undergo an angioplasty procedure and receive a heart stent are prescribed an oral antiplatelet (OAP) therapy and aspirin to help prevent a heart attack, a blood clot in their heart stent (stent thrombo...

The Medicines Company announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs Advisory Committee (CRDAC) voted 9 - 2 with one abstention to recommend approval of the investigational intravenous antiplatelet agent...

AstraZeneca announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new administration option for acute coronary syndrome (ACS) patients who are unable to swallow ticagrelor (Brilinta) 90 mg tablets whole. Unlike other P2Y12 inhi...

Daiichi Sankyo Co. Ltd. announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Savaysa (edoxaban) tablets, an oral, once-daily selective factor Xa-inhibitor, to reduce the risk of stroke and systemic embolism (SE) in patients with...

heart stent, OAP therapy, ACS, patients, PCNA, SCAI, medication, prescribed
People with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) who undergo an angioplasty procedure and receive a heart stent are prescribed an oral antiplatelet (OAP) therapy and...
One life-threatening complication of lung cancer surgery is the formation of blood clots in the lungs (also called pulmonary embolism, PE) or in the legs (also...
Brilinta, AstraZeneca, FDA, sNDA, PEGASUS-TIMI 54, new indication
AstraZeneca announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted a supplemental new drug application (sNDA) and granted Priority Review for...
The Medicines Company, cangrelor, FDA advisory committee, approval
The Medicines Company announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs Advisory Committee (CRDAC) voted 9 - 2 with one...
ticagrelor, AstraZeneca, FDA, crushing, option
Ticagrelor (Brilinta) 90 mg tablets from AstraZeneca now have FDA approval to be crushed and administered in water by swallowing or via
The Watchman left atrial appendage closure device from Boston Scientific Corp. is a catheter-delivered heart implant designed to close the...
The Xarelto Starter Pack from Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc. was designed to help simplify the dosing for the initial 30-day treatment period...
Savaysa (edoxaban) tablets from Daiichi Sankyo Co. Ltd. are an oral, once-daily selective factor Xa-inhibitor to reduce the risk of stroke...

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heart stent, OAP therapy, ACS, patients, PCNA, SCAI, medication, prescribed
People with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) who undergo an angioplasty procedure and receive a heart stent are prescribed an oral antiplatelet (OAP) therapy and...
The Medicines Company, cangrelor, FDA advisory committee, approval
The Medicines Company announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs Advisory Committee (CRDAC) voted 9 - 2 with one...
Adding the antiplatelet drug ticagrelor (Brilinta) to aspirin as long-term therapy after a heart attack significantly reduced the rate of subsequent death from...
A novel therapy that would allow doctors to turn the body’s blood clotting ability off and on in a more controlled way was about as effective as established...

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