Clopidogrel (Plavix) will compete with prasugrel (Effient)

Clopidogrel (Plavix) will compete with prasugrel (Effient) if it's early as this summer.

They're both in the same class...thienopyridines.

Prasugrel seems to be more effective than clopidogrel...for reducing cardiovascular events in some acute coronary syndrome patients undergoing angioplasty.

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