Effect of ticlopidine and aspirin on platelet ionized calcium in ischemic stroke.

Effect of Ticlopidine and Aspirin on Platelet Ionized Calcium in Ischemic Stroke To the Editor Ticlopidine, 5-(o-chlorobenzyl)-4,5,6,7,-tetrahydrothieno[3,2-c] pyridine hydrochloride, a newer antiplatelet drug, has recently been shown to be better than aspirin in the secondary prevention of cerebral ischemia. The exact mechanism by which ticlopidine exerts… (More)