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Generic Plavix, when will it be available?

Posted 18 Jun 2010 by sam bagley 7 answers

When should we expect the drug Plavix to be sold in generic form? Sam?

Are there any acceptable pain killers to take while taking Plavix?

Posted 26 Mar 2012 by patneal6 5 answers

I am looking for an OTC pain killer such as Advil to take for back pain and occasional arthritis pain. I have just been prescribed Plavix.

When using Plavix, do we need to check INR or any other factor frequently?

Posted 22 Oct 2013 by Moh-Moharram 2 answers

when we use warfarin we check the INR frequently, should we do the same with Plavix

Why would a patient be put on a combination of coumadin lovenox, aspirin, plavix, heparin?

Posted 19 Jul 2009 by SarahJ86 5 answers

heparin plavix aspirin lovenox coumadin

How long should I take Plavix? I have been taking it for 8 years. I have a lot of bleeding under?

Posted 23 Apr 2010 by librasue 7 answers

... the skin on my arms, ugly blood spots. When I had a stent put in 8 years ago there was another blockage 60%. Last year when I had my last heart test they found that this blockage was completely gone and the Dr. said that he did not know why. Now I am afraid to stop taking Plavix because I ...

Should a person be weaned from Plavix or taken off Plavix "cold turkey?"?

Posted 27 Dec 2010 by Konablue 4 answers

My reason for asking this question: A former, "newly acquired," physician instructed me to stop taking Plavix. I had been on Plavix for a period of approximately 5 years. The Plavix was prescribed for me by another physician after having several surgeries on my Femoral Arteries. The last ...

Will Prelief interfere with the drug plavix?

Posted 9 days ago by deottalee 1 answer

I have recently started plavix and read that I should not take drugs like Prilosec, Prozac, Tagamet, Nexium. But, I read that Zantac, Pepcid, Axid are OK. For years I have taken Prelief to cut the acid in some foods that cause ICC discomfort. I can't find any guidance on Prelief and I really ...

I'm a laryngectomy since 2001 and have barrett's esophagus so I need these biopsies done every?

Posted 1 Apr 2017 by Congdon 2 0 answers

Having an esophageal bx in May. Dr. said 5 days off plavix before procedure. I have a gastro Dr. in Nashville and a vascular dr. in Knoxville who I have just seem recently in Feb. My question is don't these two Dr's need to get together via e-mail or phone to advise me the best approach ...

Can Plavix be combined with pomegranate juice?

Posted 1 Mar 2017 by Lex Mulder 1 answer

I am on Plavix and Avapro and would like to take pomegranate juice for prostate problems. Is it safe to do so, no serious interactions?

Facing Gall Bladder removal without stopping my Plavix (blood thinner)?

Posted 25 Jan 2017 by Tee6759 3 answers

I'd been having "chest pains" since June of 2016. After repeated ER visits, a catherization was done to find a blockage of 80%. A stent was placed, but the pains continued. They were quite severe at times. After numerous GI tests, they found my gall bladder was "inflamed and ...

How long can you take Plavix before the dose should be increased or changed?

Posted 18 Jan 2017 by elaurence 1 answer

My mother was prescribed Plavix in the winter of 2009,after an stroke. She has been on the same dose, 75mg 1x a day, except for surgeries of procedures. In these 16 years NO one has done tests to determine the effectiveness. Please help

I take Plavix. What non-NSAID medication can I safely take for arthritis pain and inflammation?

Posted 11 Dec 2011 by michaeljinks 3 answers

I am not supposed to take NSAIDS because I take Plavix daily as a heart attack and heart surgery survivor. What drug can I take to get relief from the pain and the inflammation? The pain is mostly located in my fingers and hands.

I have congestive heart failure. Is it safe to stop taking plavix for 10 days?

Posted 7 Dec 2016 by ady3cb 1 answer

I'm getting a colonoscopy. I also have fissures. My colorectal surgeon wants me to stop taking plavix for 10 days. I stopped taking plavix on my own after my 2nd stent and had a heart attack that put me in heart failure. My cardiologist told me to take 81mg aspirin

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