| 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
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.
Fantastic new books!
Complementary and Alternative Medical Lab Testing is chock full of references for over 100 diseases.
Nutritional Genetics is also a referenced resource with sections on over 100 diseases.
Great Health Quotes has wonderful quotations about health, healing, disease, doctors, and medicine, and it's FREE.
A Brief Introduction to Naturopathy and Naturopathic Medicine describes the history and modalities. It's also FREE.