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Brilinta duration after stent?

Posted 18 Dec 2014 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 ...

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

Posted 14 Nov 2015 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

What can happen to my stent if I stop taking brilinta after the recommended one year?

Posted 5 Mar 2016 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 ...

For how long a patient has to take Brilinta?

Posted 22 Feb 2018 1 answer

Some cardiologists say it can be discontinue after 6 months as long as the patient can take baby aspirin instead. Others say that the endothelial coating in a stent takes 3 months so why wait one year? Does anyone has heard something different? My husband started Brilinta on Sept 2017 and has been ...

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

Posted 1 Nov 2013 5 answers

... 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?

Taking Clopidogrel 75. Is it OK to take Cialis?

Posted 21 Jun 2015 3 answers

Recently had 2 stents inserted into my heart. Does taking Cialis with this blood thinner pose any danger?

Plavix - Will Side Effects Go Away?

Posted 15 May 2016 2 answers

I just started taking Plavix after having a stent placed for leg swelling a few days ago. I am having some shortness of breath and mild pain in my chest but tolerable. I get winded if I walk more than 100 feet. Will these side effects go away as my body gets used to the med or are they here to stay?

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

Posted 25 Jan 2017 4 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 ...

Bleeding Disorder - What is a safest blood thinner to take when you have stomach ulcers ??

Posted 14 Aug 2014 2 answers

I have two heart stents and have been taking plavix for 5 years to prevent stents from blocking. Have had three hospitalization due to bleeding from my stomach ulcers. What are the safest blood thinners or alternative treatments to use for people with stomach ulcers ??

Gout four times in 30 days! Ouch!?

Posted 9 days ago 1 answer

My husband started taking Brilinta 90 mg I believe on November 28 after two stents were installed. Subsequently, he has had four bouts of gout. My husband does not drink alcohol and we downloaded a list of potential he gout causing foods I made sure he ate none. We finally went to the ...

Can you take a bath with a stent in your ureter?

Posted 26 Sep 2014 2 answers

Can my husband take a Nitro pill while he is taking Imdur if he gets sudden chest pains?

Posted 16 Dec 2016 2 answers

My husband has three stents in his heart. His recent Echocardiogram was negative. His doctor put him on Imdur because my husband complained about feeling winded easily. Sometimes he has trouble catching his breath. He never had chest pains when he had his first heart attack three years ago and got ...

I take Brilinta with 81 mg aspririn, Xarelto and Crestor. Which of these does Plavix replace?

Posted 8 Aug 2017 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 ...

Should I be taking 800 mg tabs of ibuprofen?

Posted 17 Aug 2014 2 answers

I had a couple of stents placed in my heart a few years ago. I was told at the time that I should use tylenol for pain, nothing else. Since the surgery I've been taking low dose aspirin, metropolol, and atrovastatin. However, when I had my latest Rx filled, my Dr. did not prescribe ...

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