noun. a blood thinner (trade name Plavix) approved for the treatment of mild heart attacks; works by preventing blood platelets from sticking together to form clots that would restrict blood flow.
- medicinal drug
- over-the-counter medicine
- over-the-counter drug
- prescription drug
Example sentences of the word plavix
1. Noun, singular or mass
Quercetin supplements can interfere with prescription and over-the-counter blood thinners such as coumadin, plavix and aspirin, according to the University of Maryland Medical Center 3.