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Posted 18 Dec 2014 by • 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 ...
Posted 8 days ago by • 0 answers
How does Plavix allow an endothelial layer to cover the stent while preventing other cell types from covering the stent and causing an embolism?
Posted 14 days ago by • 0 answers
I am a 70 yr old female who received a stent 10 months ago for 95% occlusion of proximal LAD (lipoprotein (a) = 456). BMI = 23.4 Had been on amlodipine, 5 mg. since early 2016. Previously had been on lisinopril, but that caused coughing. BP under good control with amlodipine (115 to 120 over 65 is ...
Posted 17 days ago by • 1 answer
... weeks ago. He says his fingers are tingling and/or slightly hurting and his left shoulder is acachie. He has neuropathy and his diebtis has been moderately controlled. I had him take a medical leave from work after his last 2 stents to get his diebtis under control and his overall health. ...
Posted 10 Sep 2017 by • 0 answers
Had a blood clot near heart several years ago, stent inserted. Now on 1.5mg bisoprolol and 2,5 rampril, 75mg asprin and 40mg statins daily. Heart rate and Pulse is always extremely low, blood pressure high. I am tall and skinny 70 yr old. Pemanently knackered and don't sleep well.
Posted 3 Sep 2017 by • 1 answer
I received conflicting instructions from two of my cardiologists - One said I will need to take Plavix for the rest of my life And the other said I should Not take it any more. I'm 79. Which is correct? .
Posted 8 Aug 2017 by • 2 answers
Xarelto prescribed for constant Atrial Fibrillation. Crestor prescribed for high levels. LDL now at 48 and HDL at 40. Brilinta and 81 mg aspirin prescribed for stent in my Left Coronary Artery (was 85% blocked). Bruising is terrible, bleeding will not stop for days if skin is gouged. Doctor says my ...
Posted 25 Jun 2017 by • 0 answers
age 64, type ii diabetic, fatty liver. exercise 3-4 times weekly. taking Alieve and aspirin cardio daily and esomeprazole 20mg/day. 1 stent implanted in AUG2015 how to i quit taking this drug
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 14 Nov 2015 by • 5 answers
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
Posted 8 May 2017 by • 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 ...
Posted 13 May 2017 by • 1 answer
I'm struggling with bad anxiety and PTSD. Also had massive heart attack 14 months ago ..had two stents put in. I have been on Seroquel XR for about 9 months at 150mg my doctor has just give me IR for morning 25mg it makes me so down I have to break into quarters. As I'm on Valium and they ...
Posted 31 May 2017 by • 0 answers
Posted 5 Mar 2016 by • 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 ...
Posted 23 Apr 2017 by • 0 answers
Was operated for a kidney stone , had a stent inserted for 6 days and now I have a UTI that won't go away was on micro for 4 days and then the hospital called and said I was on the wrong antibiotics and prescribed Macrobid for 7 days and now my UTI is back, any suggestions on what to do before ...