Medical Dictionary

prasugrel

noun pra·su·grel \ ˈprä-su̇-ˌgrel \

medical Definition of prasugrel

: 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 (such as a heart attack or stent blockage) caused by blood clot formation
Note: Prasugrel is marketed under the trademark Effient.

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