Scleroderma: Clopidogrel (Plavix) and its Impact on Digital Ulcers


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In a recent study for Clopidogrel (Plavix) treatment, it was discovered that it may worsen blood vessel dysfunction and lead to the development of new digital ulcers in patients with scleroderma.

So, what is Clopidogrel?

Clopidogrel, also known as Plavix, is a drug blocking the activation of platelets and it is used in patients with heart diseases.

Learn how Clopidogrel treatment in scleroderma patients is shown to induce digital ulcers here.

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