FDA Boxed Warning: Clopidogrel (Plavix®) Clinical Alert

Updated:Sep 4,2012
FDA Boxed Warning: Clopidogrel (Plavix®) Clinical Alert
  • Clinical antiplatelet effectiveness is reduced for poor metabolizers of clopidogrel. 
  • Genetic tests are available to identify poor metabolizers.
  • Emerging role of genetic testing in clopidogrel treatment decisions

Read full clinical alert in Circulation

Editorial: Responding to the Clopidogrel Warning by the US Food and Drug Administration: Real Life Is Complicated
by Dan M. Roden, M.D., and Alan R. Shuldiner, M.D.

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