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Brilinta vs Plavix: what's the difference?

Which is better or more effective Brilinta or Plavix?

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

... 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... read more

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

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.

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

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... read more

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

heparin plavix aspirin lovenox coumadin

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

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 accidentally took my morning meds tonight. Do I take my night meds now?Do I skip am meds in morn?

Am meds: PLAVIX, Coreg cr, ,Clopidogrel, Venlafaxine. Pm meds: Simvastatin, Aspirin, Had a HA blockage in LAD in 2009. Ended up with 6 stents in LAD after a Vaso-vagal event

Blood in stools is this a problem?

I have been on Plavix for 2 years -- I has a stent put in 2 years ago it was 90% closed - all is well, except that I have some blood in my stools everyday but just a trace - Is this a problem?

Can plavix cause nose bleeding ?

I have been on plavix for 14 months and have several nose bleeds a day many lasting for 20 minutes or more.

I am 51 year,I take plavix (75mg),and aspirin(81mg),atorvastatin (10mg) daily after stent placement?

... almost from 4 month ago and my doctor order until 8 months I must use ,but gastrointestinal side effects are very seen,bloating,stomachpain,pain in joints,back pain,and I use RANITIDIN but stomach pain and bloating is hard and acute ,what can i do?

What is the effect of having alcohol while on Plavix ? How about little amount like a glass of wine?

... or couple of beers aucationally ?

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

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

Can I take Mucinex DM with my other medications?

atorvastatin, valsartan, plavix, aspirin, gabapentin, flexeril, metoprolol,

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