Clopidogrel: A Case for Indication-Specific Pharmacogenetics CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY & THERAPEUTICS Johnson, J. A., Roden, D. M., Lesko, L. J., Ashley, E., Klein, T. E., Shuldiner, A. R. 2012; 91 (5): 774-776


The CYP2C19*2 loss-of-function allele is associated with reduced generation of active metabolites of clopidogrel. However, meta-analyses have supported or discounted the impact of genotype on adverse cardiovascular outcomes during clopidogrel therapy, depending on studies included in the analysis. Here we review these data and conclude that evidence supports a differential effect of genotype on protection from major adverse cardiovascular outcomes following percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), but not for other clopidogrel indications.

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