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
My earlobes are very sore and I have no explanation for it. I started plavix 2 weeks ago that is the
... only thing new the dr thinks i had a stroke behind my eye.
0 answers • 5 Nov 2011
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
My mother had 2 TIA , one on each side of her face, they gave her agrennox, heparin and plavix...The
next day she had a hemorrhagic stroke and was in 3 different hospitals for 1 month. Up until last week she was taking 2x 81mg of aspirin a day but is ...
3 answers • 16 days ago