Compare and contrast the pharmacology of aspirin and clopidogrel.

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College Answer

Both agents are principally used as anti-platelet agents. Aspirin however has wider clinical 
applications. Mechanism of action of both agents involves irreversible inhibitions of enzymes 
and/or receptors. The inability of platelets to regenerate these means that physiological effects 
can not be fully explained by pharmacodynamics or pharmacokinetics alone.
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