Medical Dictionary

prasugrel

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noun pra·su·grel \ˈprä-su̇-ˌgrel\

Medical Definition of prasugrel

  1. :  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 Prasugrel is marketed under the trademark Effient.


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