A patient on drug shown in the picture below can present with which of the following factors?
A. Prolonged BT.
B. Prolonged PT.
C. Prolonged APTT.
D. Prolonged CT.
Ans:A. Prolonged Bleeding Time.
- It irreversibly inhibits the synthesis of thromboxane A2 by platelets, which is necessary for platelet aggregation.
- Since platelet aggregation is impaired, bleeding time is increased.
- Bleeding time is indicative of function of platelets.