What is the role of prasugrel in acute MI?

In this video, Dr. Viveka Kumar, Senior Director - Cath Lab, Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket, will discuss the role of prasugrel in acute MI. Prasugrel is a very potent drug in acute MI. Any patient after his angiography is done and has to undergo primary PCI, then prasugrel is given to such patients and the stent patency and thrombosis rate is controlled. He will also explain the conditions when the prasugrel is not recommended and which other alternative treatment is given.