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Hello I was put on effient (10mg) 1 time a day 11-3-17 I had a heart attack I had 5 blockages 2 100%
Posted 28 Dec 2017 by • 0 answers
... rca ,,, they put stents in them ,,widow maker 30% doctor left alone 2 other arteries 15% left them alone ,,my question is my blood has not been checked,,, should I b monitored (blood),,, also on blood pressure medicine metoprolol tartrate (25mg) 1/2 pill in morning(12.5mg)1/2 pill evening and ...
Posted 29 Nov 2017 by • 0 answers
My husband is on Effient but went off of it to see if the knee pain would go away. It did go away. The doctor put him back on it and the knee pain has come back. They say this is not a side affect of the drug. Stay on it or not.
Posted 30 Sep 2017 by • 1 answer
I had two stents placed 8 months ago. At that time, my doctor said I would have to take Effient for?
Posted 27 Apr 2017 by • 0 answers
... 1 year. As I get close to my one year mark, how do i wean myself off a drug that i have taken every day since my surgery?
Posted 22 Dec 2016 by • 0 answers
... prescribed my prescription was for only one month.
Posted 17 Jan 2017 by • 0 answers
Why can't my husband stop taking Effient for five days to have arthroscopic shoulder surgery? He has
Posted 24 Oct 2016 by • 0 answers
... been on it since January 5, 2016. His cardiologist says she wants him to be on it for a full year before she okays him stopping it to have surgery!! He takes it for CAD. He's had bypass surgery and has 10 stents in his heart.
Posted 26 Jun 2016 by • 0 answers
I was put on Effient 10 mg once a day. My question is if I have heartburn can I take an antacid? If the answer is yes, is some better for me than other antacids? My heart attack was 3 months ago, the inferior artery was 100 % Blocked, I have a stent now
Posted 15 Feb 2016 by • 1 answer
I had a heart attack, one stent was put in. I am female 69. Can I be put on a different blood thinner.
Posted 13 Dec 2015 by • 0 answers
... helping. Is there anything I can take to counter this?
Posted 24 Feb 2016 by • 0 answers
... cauterizing. Doctor says I need to be on effient for a year, but going to ENT twice a week is getting to me. Anyone else having this soo often?
Posted 23 Apr 2013 by • 2 answers
My husband had been on coumadin for 2 years for AF. He then had a heart cath and needed 2 stents. At this time he was taken off of coumadin and put on effient. It has been 1 year and the dr. said he could stop the effient in 2 months. Is this the normal procedure for effient. He is only going to be ...
Posted 30 Oct 2015 by • 0 answers
Posted 30 Jul 2015 by • 0 answers
I'm wondering if I'm the only man over 75 who's taking Effient. My cardiologist is very conservative
Posted 14 Apr 2015 by • 1 answer
... and won't change anything, but I'm worried that Effient carries the warning, "not recommended for people over 75." I had 2 stents placed in Nov. 2011 and have been taking Effient ever since. I'd like to get off the drug, but my cardiologist doesn't let me.
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