welcome redditors!to snoo-finity ... and beyond!

NBME 23 Answers

nbme23/Block 2/Question#50

A 65-year-old man recovering from a cerebral ...

Preventing ADP-stimulated platelet activation

Login to comment/vote.

 +1  upvote downvote
submitted by imnotarobotbut(29),

Clodipogrel prevents platelet aggregation by blocking the ADP receptor. The ADP receptor is what is responsible for putting GpIIb/IIIa receptors on the surface of platelets. Without GpIIb/IIIa, the platelets cannot aggregate together.