recommends he take aspirin to thin out his blood. He has had 2 mild strokes and a heart attack in 2mths space of time, he is 86
13 Aug 2013
Here are alternate suggestions.
1.Aspirin is the safest blood thinner or which prevents blood clotting by platelet inhibition. Occasional nose bleed can occur. Since nose bleed is not life threatining , you need to endure it.
2.You may try to space out the dosage or reduce it and see.Doctor need to be kept informed.
3.Alternate Plavix is not useful in such cases.Howevr it is more useful in case Aspirin causes more gastric trouble.
4.One can keep icepack handy and bear the nose bleed. If it is too frquent and impossible to bear, then surgical opnion will be better .
5. Meditation , Praying , Diet control and Happy state of mind can help such situation. God Bless
- Aspirin Information for Consumers
- Aspirin Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Aspirin (detailed)
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
Two years ago I had two heart attacks and a stroke. My Dr. installed a stent into my LAD when it closed 100% on the cath lab table. He told me to ...
1 answer • 3 Aug 2010
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
my whole left side of my body was numb i could not feel.anything . i went to the doctor i had tests done on and they said it was a mini stroke.
1 answer • 14 Mar 2012
... often does this happen, aas i am worried
2 answers • 24 Oct 2012
I had stents 5 years ago and have been on Plavix for 5 yrs. My doctor says that I can go off of it but I am scared that if I do then I would be ...
1 answer • 22 Jan 2013