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a blood thinner (trade name Plavix) approved for the treatment of mild heart attacks

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Although not generally listed as having adverse effects when taken together, I did find several old studies indicating that Plavix acted on Depakote by increasing its effects in some geriatric patients with the toxic side effects described being very similar to the symptoms we were seeing in my patient--despite her normal lab results.
Sanofi is accused of having denigrated generic copies of Plavix, one of the most widely-sold medicines in the world, whose patent came into the public domain in July 2008.
Regarding the issue of duration of Plavix (clopidogrel) therapy, one of the reasons why the responses from your doctors have differed is that the standard recommendations have changed considerably over the last 10 years.
Paul Hudson, AstraZeneca's executive vice president for North America, said in Thursday's investor presentation that the company will present proof that Brilinta reduced cardiovascular deaths by 21 percent more than Plavix in a clinical trials.
Under the terms of the revised agreement, effective 1 January 2013, Bristol-Myers Squibb will return to Sanofi its rights to Plavix and Avapro/Avalide in all markets worldwide with the exception of Plavix in the US and Puerto Rico, giving Sanofi sole control and freedom to operate commercially.
Plavix [R], made by Bristol-Myers Squib, is one of the most profitable drugs of all time and has been used for secondary prevention of heart attacks and stroke in patients who have suffered these events.
One in three patients may not be responding adequately to their medications--to anti-plateict medications such as Plavix and aspirin.
Several days before the procedure, the neurosurgeon wrote a prescription for Plavix 150 mg daily with acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) 325 mg daily.
A: Taking Plavix with certain acid reflux drugs and a class of heartburn drugs called proton-pump inhibitors (for example, Aciphex, Nexium, Prevacid, and Protonix) can cut the effectiveness of Plavix by 50 percent, thereby increasing risk for heart attack or stroke.
The FDA asked for additional analysis of a study called "Plato" comparing Brilinta with Plavix in patients with severe chest pain or earlier heart attacks, the company said.
Brilinta, like the market's leading anti-clotting drug Plavix, is designed to keep blood platelets from sticking together in order to prevent blood clots that can lead to heart attacks and strokes.
All five also face charges of selling or supplying Casodex and Plavix without a marketing authorisation and of selling or distributing counterfeit Casodex and Plavix.
Mr Marshall told the jury the prescription-only drugs involved were Zyprexa, a medicine to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder with a registered trademark belonging to Eli Lilly pharmaceutical company; Casodex, an AstraZeneca-owned product used to treat advanced prostate cancer; and Plavix, which is prescribed to treat ischemic heart disease, and with a registered trademark owned by Sanofi-aventis.
In the article, Agarwal, partner, and Pan, senior associate, describe the situation that led the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to require warning labels and recommend diagnostic testing for the blockbuster drug Plavix more than 10 years after the anti-thrombotic hit the market.