pra·​su·​grel ˈprä-su̇-ˌgrel How to pronounce prasugrel (audio)
: a drug that inhibits the activation and aggregation of platelets and is administered orally in the form of its hydrochloride C20H20FNO3S·HCl to reduce the risk of a cardiovascular event (as a heart attack or stent blockage) caused by blood clot formation

Note: Prasugrel is marketed under the trademark Effient.

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“Prasugrel.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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