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On this episode, I discuss ticagrelor pharmacology, adverse effects, and important drug interactions.
Ticagrelor has a warning with regards to the use of aspirin. Higher doses of aspirin can impair the effectiveness of ticagrelor and I discuss this further on this episode.
Bleeding is the major adverse effect from ticagrelor and naturally, hematocrit and hemoglobin are important monitoring parameters.
I discuss CYP3A4 drug interactions on this episode and how it may affect ticagrelor.
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