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... surgery for the LAD and had a medicated stent placed in the RCA. I was placed on Plavix 75 mg and 325 mg aspirin. In October of that year I had some GI symptoms which eventually resolved after treatment. I underwent endoscopy and all the routine tests were done. ... (6 replies)
... The bleeding is prob more of a concern now . If you are on full dose ASA you will be covered for thinner. I would stop the plavix, the asa might have to be reduced to low dose which is also current standard practise to decrease the bleeding risk. ... (6 replies)
... I'm new to this board but in much need of some insight. I am a 46 yrs old female in good health short of a mi in april of this yr. drs put me on all the standard meds including 75mg of plavix. ... (2 replies)

... This is my second time with new stent and that is the first time I have EVER heard that...seriously would be wondering about the source as green tea is suppose to be healthy for you in general. ... (11 replies)
... ng the medication after one year. It seems that you only hear the horror stories when something goes wrong but in reality, in the majority of the cases, people stop taking plavix after a period of time after stent implantation with no ill effects. ... (2 replies)
... as it would stop her having any further heart attacks. Neither of us had heard of this drug before. ... (0 replies)
... Actually I am taking 325 mg of aspirin a day per my cardio. I was looking on consumer reports last nite after reading your post and could not find anything on plavix. ... (27 replies)
... to figure out whether it is the aspirin, or the Plavix, or both, or something else all together that is causing the pain. The gi workup you're scheduled for should assist with that. ... (22 replies)
... Hi, Plavix works by keeping blood platelets from sticking together. Warfin is just a blood thinner. Something like an asprin would do but on a higher level. ... (4 replies)
... will ask me to stop taking it. ... (47 replies)
... There is a risk for any medication. The risk of serious side effects or any side effect almost always is learned in a very short time. And decisions should be made accordingly...stopping may be the correct decision. ... (47 replies)
... you should have your Platelet Stickiness measured and if aspirin alone does enough of a job, then that's what your doctor should be okay with. Killing you by sticking to some regimen that a drug company has decided will maximize sales isn't the way to go. ... (22 replies)
... Last week I was admitted to ER with abdominal pain and stayed in hospital for four days for partial small bowel obstruction. It resolved and I was released. ... (12 replies)
Any input?
Oct 8, 2006
... Bruising that occurs after an injury is to be expected especially when you're on plavix, coumadin etc. You should be concerned if you are experiencing spontaneous bruising for no reason or with a slight impact. ... (19 replies)
... I have been taking plavix daily along with bp meds for over a year and a half, when I had a stroke. I was taking an aspirin daily but my doctor told me to stop. I have had some bruising but not all that much. I will bump myself and say oops! that will leave a mark and it usually does. ... (20 replies)
... about the demonstrated increase in risk for those who stop taking the combo, even for a short time. The recos go out to 12 months, I think because no data exists for longer than this. I have posted somewhere else, a quote from a cardiologist about this. ... (20 replies)
Take Your Plavix!
Apr 20, 2006
... I only looked at the 2 trials that Lenin quoted. What I found amazed me, in contrast to his observations, which were not what the actual government trials concluded. ... (5 replies)
Jan 17, 2005
... I have taken plavix daily for over two years. It seems to help keep my stents open because the other 6 stents closed up within a month of the surgeries. ... (5 replies)
... knock on wood....things like if I cut myself shaving, it's harder to stop. I know that there can be much more serious bleeding... ... (19 replies)
... Hi Rose...... You should absolutely have the primary, GI and cardio doctors coordinate what has to be done prior to the colonoscopy. ... (2 replies)

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