Ticagrelor is an antiplatelet drug that is intended with low dose aspirin to reduce the risk of myocardial infarction and stroke in people with acute coronary syndromes. This is an active ingredient that is a triazolopyrimidine that is an adenosine isostere. This cyclopentane ring is similar to ribose and the nitrogen-rich moiety resembles the nucleobase adenine. A platelet aggregation inhibitor is indicated for the prevention of thromboembolic events in people with the acute coronary syndrome. It plays the role of a platelet aggregation inhibitor and a P2Y12 receptor antagonist.
Class of Drugs – Antiplatelet drug
Molecular Formula – C23H28F2N6O4S
Molecular Weight - 522.6 g/mol
Working: This mentioned active ingredient belongs to a group of drugs called platelet inhibitors. These drugs are often indicated to treat similar conditions. Ticagrelor acts by restricting the platelets from clumping together and forming a clot. Platelets are blood cells help with normal blood clotting. This drug can keep a clot from forming and blocking an artery. of lowers your risk of having another heart problem.
Uses: This medication is approved for the prevention of heart attack and stroke in people with heart problems like unstable angina, previous heart attack. Ticagrelor may also prevent blood clots after certain heart surgeries. It blocks the platelets from sticking together and prevents them from forming harmful clots. This is an antiplatelet drug that keeps blood flowing smoothly in the body.
Popular Brands and Dosages: It is used as the main active component in a popular brand medicine as given below:
- Brilinta: 90 mg
This medicine shall be consumed exactly as advised by the doctor.