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Myocardial Infarction Questions

Displaying 12 questions associated with Myocardial Infarction.

Brilinta vs Plavix: what's the difference?

Which is better or more effective Brilinta or Plavix?

Is Brilinta a blood thinner or antiplatelet?

How long should Brilinta be held/stopped before surgery?

Does COVID-19 cause heart injury?

What is Brilinta (ticagrelor) used for?

Is Activase the same as tPA?

How is Activase (alteplase) given/administered?

How do I stop Plavix?

I have been taking Plavix for 2 years after MI back in 2009/100% occlusion of the left ventrical artery/.. The cardiologist thinks it is safe to stop it now. I have 2 bare metal stents and one DES/Xience V/ inside those two in the same artery. Have read a lot about the so called rebound effect of... read more

Is is necessary to take (3) different blood pressure medicines?

My husband is taking Carvedilol, Lisinopril and Spironolactone. I am concerned about the side effects of taking so many medicines. He is also taking Atorvastatin, Warfarin, and Plavix.

How can I change the time of day I take Plavix?

My husband was hospitalized after a heart attack and they started him on Plavix and they would give it in the mornings. Now that he’s been released he prefers to take it at night as it will be easier to remember and be consistent. Our strategy was to take it 15 minutes later every day to... read more

What is the maximum dose of propranolol that can be taken before my event?

I usually only take 10mg of the drug an hour before events; But this time I don't know the exact date of the event. It may be between 4-12 hours from the time you take the drug; I learned that the drug has a half-life that lasts for several hours; Can I increase the dose so that it remains... read more

Is it best to take valsartan in the morning or in the evening?

I take one 80mg valsartan every evening. Is it best to take this drug in the evening?

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