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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Is it possible? or the patient should continua on it's medication ?
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