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New data for AstraZeneca’s blood thinner Brilinta (ticagrelor) has shown that extended use of the drug can cut the risk of heart attacks by almost a third in patients with a history of such atherothrombotic events.
The findings were derived from sub-analysis of data from the drug’s Phase 3 trial, which examined the effects of Brilinta plus low-dose aspirin in patients who had experienced a myocardial infarction (MI) within two years, or were within one year of stopping anti-platelet treatment with an adenosine diphosphate (ADP) inhibitor.
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