Antiplatelet drugs are used to treat thrombocythemia, heart attack, angina, and stroke risk reduction. They work by preventing blood clots.

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This chart is created by aggregating the total number of claims for the drugs in this class divided by the # of drugs with a specific indication. It is meant to be representative but may not accurately reflect the actual # of prescriptions written to treat a specific condition.

Prices for Popular Antiplatelet Drugs

Popularity Brand Name (Generic Name) GoodRx Fair Price Price Trend
Plavix
(clopidogrel)
9
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Clopidogrel (Plavix) is an inexpensive drug used to prevent heart attack, stroke, or other events in people who are at high risk. This drug is more popular than comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic form. Generic Clopidogrel is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but manufacturer and pharmacy coupons can help offset the cost.
Brilinta
348
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Ticagrelor (Brilinta) is an expensive drug used to prevent heart attack, stroke, or other vascular events in people who have had a recent heart attack or who have severe chest pain. This drug is slightly more popular than comparable drugs. There are currently no generic alternatives to Brilinta. It is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
prasugrel
186
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PRASUGREL helps to prevent blood clots. This medicine is used to prevent heart attack, stroke, or other vascular events in people who are at high risk.
Effient
476
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Prasugrel (Effient) is an expensive drug used to prevent heart attack, stroke, or other vascular events in people who are at high risk. This drug is slightly less popular than comparable drugs. A generic form of Effient may become available in 2017. It is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some manufacturer and pharmacy coupons can still help offset the cost.
Persantine
(dipyridamole)
24
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DIPYRIDAMOLE is used in patients who have had heart valve replacements. It prevents blood clots and reduces the risk of complications.
Agrylin
(anagrelide)
43
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ANAGRELIDE is used to lower platelet counts. This helps to prevent blood clots from forming. It also reduces the risk of problems like intestinal bleeding, stroke, and heart attack caused by having too many platelets.
Yosprala
164
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ASPIRIN; OMEPRAZOLE is used in people who have had heart problems or strokes caused by blood clots to help reduce their risk of further heart problems or strokes and in people who are at risk of developing stomach ulcers with aspirin.
Zontivity
300
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Reopro
1,287
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Kengreal
782
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CANGRELOR is used to prevent blood clots in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI).
Integrilin
570
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EPTIFIBATIDE prevents your blood from clotting during episodes of chest pain or a heart attack. This medicine may also be used to prevent blood clots during a procedure to treat a blocked heart artery.
eptifibatide
20
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EPTIFIBATIDE prevents your blood from clotting during episodes of chest pain or a heart attack. This medicine may also be used to prevent blood clots during a procedure to treat a blocked heart artery.

Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

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