The effect of a thromboxane synthetase inhibitor, dazoxiben, and acetylsalicylic acid on platelet function and prostaglandin metabolism.


Twenty-four men received either placebo, 0.1 g of the thromboxane synthetase inhibitor dazoxiben, 0.25 or 1.0 g of acetylsalicylic acid (ASA). Dazoxiben reduced the maximal rate of collagen-induced platelet aggregation, but less than did ASA. ASA abolished secondary, ADP-induced aggregation, dazoxiben not. Both drugs prolonged the bleeding-time. Plasma… (More)


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