CAPRIE


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CAPRIEClopidogrel vs Aspirin in Patients at Risk of Ischemic Events
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The CAPRIE (1996) study showed that PLAVIX(R) (Clopidogrel) and Aspirin are quite toxic with over 50% of those who take either of them suffer from various toxic side effects.
The CAPRIE (1996) study showed that the largest selling antiplatelet drugs PLAVIX(R) (Clopidogrel) and Aspirin are quite toxic with over 50% of those who take either of them suffer from various toxic side effects.
The CAPRIE study is very unique in that it was conducted only in patients 65 and older, such as the median age was 78," Dr.
Clinical evidence from the landmark CAPRIE study (Clopidogrel vs Aspirin in Patients at Risk of Ischaemic Events) contributed to the inclusion of PLAVIX in the ACC/AHA guidelines.
The study, known as Community-Acquired Pneumonia Recovery in the Elderly, or CAPRIE, was presented today at CHEST 2004, the 70th annual international scientific assembly of the American College of Chest Physicians.
Data from the CAPRIE (Clopidogrel versus Aspirin in Patients at Risk of Ischemic Events) trial demonstrate that clopidogrel 75 mg/day provides a relative risk reduction in the composite endpoint of ischemic stroke, MI, or vascular death of 8.
Clopidogrel was originally approved for marketing in the United States in November 1997 under the name Plavix(R) and in Europe in July 1998 under the names Plavix(R) and Iscover based on the pivotal 19,185 patient CAPRIE (Clopidogrel versus Aspirin in Patients at Risk of Ischemic Events) trial.
Clopidogrel was originally approved for marketing in the United States in November 1997 under the name PLAVIX(R) and in Europe in July 1998 under the names PLAVIX(R) and Iscover(R) based on the pivotal 19,185 patient CAPRIE (Clopidogrel versus Aspirin in Patients at Risk of Ischemic Events) study.