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My husband has been taking Brilinta since October 2012 after have two stents placed in his heart. He

Posted 13 Apr 2013 by Sluggulchlady 13 answers

... is experiencing severe itching, some dizziness, difficulty breathing, nausea and just overall not feeling well on a daily basis. He wants to discontinue taking the Brilinta but the cardio doctor said he has to take it for a year. It's been about 6 months now and he's going crazy, he ...

Brilinta duration after stent?

Posted 18 Dec 2014 by Jimq3100 1 answer

I had my heart attack approx. 1 year. ago, I was told to stop taking it after 1 year. Few questions 1. What is other people input as far as how long they took this medicine 2. I am lucky that I don't have any major side effects but after 10 months I developed a anal itch.. weird but it did ...

Headaches from Brilinta?

Posted 8 May 2017 by Davidnhb17 1 answer

Hi. I had a stent placed in my right carotid artery almost two weeks ago. While in the hospital, it was determined that I am "Plavix resistant" and was prescribed Brilinta. I've developed severe throbbing headaches. CT scan showed I had a small hemorrhage in my brain but it has not ...

I am on Brilinta, 90 mgm BID. I weigh 140 pounds. This same dose is recommended for someone weighin?

Posted 15 Apr 2017 by great granddad 1 answer

weighing 280 pounds. Does this make sense? Whatever happened to dosing per unit of body weight? I am having terrible side effects and would like to decrease the dosage. Is that dangerous?

Anyone know the size of Brilinta 90 mg? The circumference I guess?

Posted 5 Mar 2017 by NJMoore 0 answers

Is it same size as carvedilol 12.5 mg? Or a low dose aspirin? I really need to know cause I think my pharmacy has counted wrong.. help?

What can happen to my stent if I stop taking brilinta after the recommended one year?

Posted 5 Mar 2016 by BEN90650 3 answers

My Dr told me to stop taking brilinta i didn't have bad side effects from taking this medication and noticed 17 months has passed and after researching how long to take brilinta noticed i was to take it for 12 months what are my chances of having another heart attack because i stopped taking ...

Side effects of ticagrelor/atorvastatin/metoprolol?

Posted 10 Nov 2016 by gbsn 0 answers

I have been taking Brilinta (ticagrelor) since Feb 2016, along with metoprolol and atorvastatin. Since March I have been experiencing Restlessness, Irritability, some breathing difficulty, and short 1 second chest pains. Doctors say these are not documented so they dont know why this happens. ...

Brilinta - I am getting sever gas and chest pain after I take my brilanta. Has this happened to?

Posted 8 May 2016 by Murphyplanes 0 answers

... anyone else and if so what did you do about it?

I'm 62 and recently had 3 stents placed. I'm on Brilinta and have had no issues other than bleeding?

Posted 13 Feb 2016 by videone 1 answer

... gums. My heart doctor has told me that the bleeding gums have nothing to do with taking Brilinta. Uh-huh. I have never had any issues with my gums prior to taking Brilinta. It's been 30 days and there has not been any improvement. The crazy thing is I have no problem brushing or flossing; ...

Ticagrelor - What are safe cold/allergy medicines for someone taking Brilinta, aspirin, atorvastatin

Posted 19 Apr 2016 by jnjbell0929 0 answers

... and metoprolol. Can't get a straight answer from the doctor. Seems like nothing except Coricidin and Tylenol (which don't really help) are safe. Looking for more options

I accidentally took my evening dose of brilinta twice. What should I do regarding my morning dose?

Posted 22 Oct 2015 by Tammy Horton 0 answers

I thought I had taken my brilinta with my atorvastatin. I later went into the bathroom and saw the poll on the counter and thought I must have dropped it and didn't realize it. So I took it. Then felt unsure about the decision. I counted my pills, and now realize I took two doses of the ...

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