Author Archives: Alice Melao

Case Report: Anti-platelet Medication Brilinta Caused Angioedema Reaction

Some patients taking Brilinta (ticagrelor) for a condition called acute coronary syndrome might develop hypersensitivity to the medication that manifests as angioedema and sudden breathing problems, a new case report shows. The circumstances of a 69-year-old African man who developed angioedema shortly after receiving Brilinta was reported in the journal Case…