GENERIC NAME: cangrelor
BRAND NAME: Kengreal
GENERIC AVAILABLE: No
- Cangrelor is used during percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) for reducing the risk of heart attacks, repeat coronary revascularization, and stent thrombosis (ST) in patients who have not been treated with another P2Y12 platelet inhibitor and are not receiving a glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitor, another class of platelet inhibitors.
The most common adverse effect of cangrelor are:
- Shortness of breath
Other side effects include:
- Increased risk of kidney impairment
Possible serious side effects include:
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