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Clopidogrel (Plavix )

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Clopidogrel  (Plavix )

What is the Generic Name for Plavix?


What is the Trade Name for Clopidogrel?


What are the Indications of Clopidogrel (Plavix )?

  • Atherosclerotic events
  • MI, CVA
  • PVD
  • Acute coronary syndrome

What are the Actions of Clopidogrel (Plavix )?

Inhibits platelet aggregation

What is the Therapeutic Class of Clopidogrel (Plavix )?

Antiplatelet agent

What is the Pharmacologic Class of Clopidogrel (Plavix )?

Platelet aggregation inhibitors

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Date Published - Feb 25, 2016
Date Modified - May 23, 2019

Jon Haws RN

Written by Jon Haws RN

Jon Haws RN began his nursing career at a Level I Trauma ICU in DFW working as a code team nurse, charge nurse, and preceptor. Frustrated with the nursing education process, Jon started NRSNG in 2014 with a desire to provide tools and confidence to nursing students around the globe. When he's not busting out content for NRSNG, Jon enjoys spending time with his two kids and wife.