Study: Triple-drug protocol safe, effective for preventing clots

03/26/2012 | CardiologyToday.com

Adding cilostazol to a dual-antiplatelet treatment protocol of aspirin and clopidogrel is as safe and effective as a double-dose dual protocol for preventing blood clots in angioplasty patients, according to a study presented at a cardiology meeting. After a month, serious bleeding, cardiovascular-related death, myocardial infarction or stroke was seen in 1.2% of triple therapy patients, compared with 1.4% of patients receiving double-dose dual therapy. The trial will monitor patients for three more years.

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