Brilinta (ticagrelor) will compete with Plavix and Effient

Brilinta (ticagrelor) will compete with Plavix and Effient...for secondary prevention of cardiovascular events.

It will be used with low-dose aspirin in patients with acute coronary syndromes...unstable angina, heart attack, etc.

Brilinta seems to be more effective than Plavix (clopidogrel).

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