Items Tagged ‘Personalized Medication’

November 14, 2013 · Leave a Comment

Genomics Of Antiplatelet Heart Medication Study At Mayo Clinic

By AJ Montpetit AJ Montpetit (@ajmontpetit)

Which antiplatelet medication is best after a coronary stent? The costly and potential life-or-death question lingers after most of the 600,000 angioplasties performed every year in the United States. The answer may lie in your genes, but professional cardiovascular societies and many working cardiologists question the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s recent recommendation that patients undergo genetic testing before taking Plavix (clopidogrel bisulfate). The […]

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