Thienopyridines are a class of selective, irreversible ADP receptor/P2Y12 inhibitors used for their anti-platelet activity. ==Examples== Drugs in this class are: Prasugrel (Effient), Ticlopidine (Ticlid), and Clopidogrel (Plavix). ==Alternatives== Ticagrelor (Brilinta) is often listed with thienopyridine inhibitors and has similar indications for ...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: thĪ-en-ō′pir′a-dēn Definitions: 1. One of a group of compounds, including ticlopidine and clopidogrel, which prevent platelet aggregation.
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