Physicians' Academy for Cardiovascular Education

Efficacy and safety of P2Y12 inhibitors comparable between men and women

Potent P2Y12 Inhibitors in Men Versus Women: A Collaborative Meta-Analysis of Randomized Trials

Literature - Lau ES, Braunwald E, Murphy SA, et al. - J Am Coll Cardiol. 2017;69(12):1549-1559

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The efficacy and safety of P2Y12 inhibitors is comparable between women and men. These findings support the use of these therapies in both genders with appropriate indications for use.

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