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Ticlopidine, Ticlid


Ticlopidine (Ticlid) inhibits platelet aggregation by interfering with the binding of fibrinogen to the platelet membrane. Ticlopidine is a prescription drug that may be of value as an alternative to aspirin. Ticlopidine is often considered in patients that have a high risk of thrombotic stroke and are intolerant of aspirin.


inhibits platelet aggregation


Stroke prevention

Side Effects

Ticlopidine has a large number of side effects, including agranulocytosis, anemia, arthropathy, cholestasis, diarrhea, dyspepsia, elevated hepatic enzymes, hemolysis, hepatitis, hypercholesterolemia, hyponatremia, interstitial pneumonitis, jaundice, nausea/vomiting, nephrotic syndrome, neutropenia, pancytopenia, peripheral neuropathy, pruritus, purpura, serum sickness, thrombocytopenia, thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP), and urticaria vasculitis.

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