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... depth research, consider their own circumstances, and make the decision that is best for them. I too would probably not be taking both Plavix and aspirin if I had suffered the side effects he has. ... (20 replies)
Bruising on Plavix
Jul 28, 2006
... but the several I have had look ugly and large. I have put ice packs on them. ... (20 replies)
... aspirin or those on aspirin. And for THIS study, fatal bleeding will be included in the results, not ignored. ... (20 replies)

... by being on Plavix, but at this point I'll take my chances. ... (20 replies)
... Just wanted to add that I appreciate this's always good to see different points of view, and it prompted me to update my own research on Plavix...had been awhile since Iwent to PubMed, Medscape etc. specifically on this med. ... (20 replies)
... and then dutifully forced myself to take Plavix every SECOND day for the next two weeks. ... (20 replies)
... Ken, I dispute there is convincing evidence showing the efficacy of Plavix over aspirin alone and evidence only for showing additional benefit for combining aspirin and Plavix (clopidogrel) for 2 months...and then no more. And there is just too much of this kind of stuff: And then there's the CHARISMA TRIAL: My opinion, which is STRONGLY fact based, is that... (20 replies)
... there was, in fact, a statistically significant benefit of taking Plavix plus aspirin for those who have heart disease. ... (20 replies)
... So...risks of taking and risks from stopping. I admit and am thinking seriously, based in part on your comments, about how much fish oil I should continue taking. I have already cut back, but not to zero and doubt I will. ... (20 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. ... (20 replies)
... BTW, my cardiologist won't let me take fish oil along with my aspirin and Plavix as he says that fish oil could increase the risk of a bleed. He says it's just better to eat a lot of fish. ... (20 replies)
... I've been on both Plavix and aspirin since having a stent placed in early Oct '04. ... (20 replies)
... I REALLY think the bleed risk from Plavix is far worse than the clot risk without Plavix at this fact I will go so far as to say I'M CERTAIN. ... (20 replies)
... asprin, and stuff that thins the blood, plus cut out all animal protein's seems to be working. Plavix is short term use from studies I've seen. ... (20 replies)
... I've taken plavix for approximately 3 months now and I've wondered often where the brusing came from so now I know. I hardly ever bruised before my heart attack 3 months ago. ... (20 replies)
... I have taken rather high dose aspirin all my life and NEVER saw any bleeding, or untimely clotting from it but after two weeks of Plavix I was a veritable GEYSER of blood. ... (20 replies)
... Yikes! You are probably right on target but what is so scary is the statistics that seem uncontrovertable showing tragic thrombosis in the DES if one stops taking these. ... (20 replies)
... Ken, I got a bloody nose every day of the two months that I took that godforsaken drug (Plavix)...I'd NEVER take it again. Isn't it reasonable that for every bruise you see, or every case of a bloody nose or bloody ears, and there's probably an internal bleed or two that you NEVER see. Of course the worst of these internal bleed is in the brain, aka hemorrhagic stroke. ... (20 replies)
... Thanks for all the comments....yes, the bruising is much better than the alternative. Guess one just better be as careful as possible. ... (20 replies)
... Yup, my last numbers in November were LDL 64, HDL 51, Total 147 and Triglycerides 157. The ones in July were similar...only the Niaspan, which was added last December, has worked to get the HDL above 35. Can't remember what my LDL was before I started the Niaspan (was pretty good, but I think it's even better now). I'm on a large Lipitor dose though (40 mg) and would like... (20 replies)

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