Overlooked hepatotoxicity with Clopidogrel

  • Jahanzeb Malik Registrar Cardiology, Rawalpindi Institute of Cardiology, Rawal Road, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Keywords: drug-induced liver injury, clopidogril induced hepatotoxicity, p2y12 inhibitor side effects


Clopidogrel is an adenosine diphosphate receptor blocker. It is widely used as a part of dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) in patients with ischemic heart disease (IHD), regardless of the acute coronary syndrome (ACS). Although a rarely reported entity, clopidogrel-induced liver injury is commonly seen in clinical practice. It is widely overlooked by clinicians and is thus a potential hazard to patients with IHD.


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How to Cite
Malik J. Overlooked hepatotoxicity with Clopidogrel. JSTMU [Internet]. 23Dec.2020 [cited 19Jun.2021];3(2):132-3. Available from: https://j.stmu.edu.pk/ojs/index.php/jstmu/article/view/100