Clopidogrel in secondary ischemic stroke prevention.

The results obtained in the CAPRIE study in 1996 led to the introduction of the clopidogrel as a new antiplatelet drug in the secondary prevention of acute myocardial infarct (AMI), ischemic stroke (IS) and symptomatic peripheral artery disease (PAD). Clopidogrel showed a similar efficacy and safety than acetylsalicylic acid (ASA). More recently, the… CONTINUE READING