My mother is having cataract surgery next week. She was prescribed Plavix because if a mild stroke last year. I know that you have to stop taking Plavix 5 days prior to surgery. If she stops taking it, will the risks be greater for a stroke, or are the dangers of bleeding of greater concern?
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... (i have had strokes)
1 answer • 21 Dec 2009
Is it possible? or the patient should continua on it's medication ?
1 answer • 20 Oct 2011
I had a stroke in Oct '11, and heart surgery in Dec '11. My doctor said I need to be on Plavix + Aspirin until June '12. And not to ...
1 answer • 10 Feb 2012
I have been on generic Plavix now for 8 weeks due to an Ischemic Stroke. I feel absolutely drugged,?
... have extreme fatigue and have a problem with balance ,none of which I had right after the stroke. Being allergic to Aspirin I need this med, but ...
3 answers • 18 Mar 2013