prasugrel

noun
pra·​su·​grel | \ ˈprä-su̇-ˌgrel How to pronounce prasugrel (audio) \

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 (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.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/prasugrel. Accessed 28 Jan. 2021.

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