ep·ti·fib·a·tide (ep″tə-fibґə-tīd) an inhibitor of platelet aggregation, acting by reversibly binding to glycoprotein IIb/IIIa; used as an adjunct for the prevention of thrombosis in patients with acute coronary syndrome or undergoing balloon angioplasty or other percutaneous coronary procedures, administered intravenously.

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