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Tirofiban

 
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    Tirofiban
    Aggrastat 
     
    Short half-life (2 hours) and effect (haemostasis 4 hours)
    • Mechanism of Action
    • Inhibits glycoprotein IIb/IIIa receptors, preventing them from binding to plasma adhesive proteins such as fibrinogen and von Willebrand factor (vWF) and facilitating platelet adhesion.

Clinical Use

    • Indication
    • Acute coronary syndrome
    • Contraindications
    • Adverse Effects
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