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Brilinta duration after stent?

Posted 18 Dec 2014 by Jimq3100 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 by Allisaw 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 by BEN90650 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 by Elzebir52 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’m a 44 year old man who had a heart attack “out of the blue” last Tuesday. A stent was...

Posted 9 days ago by Hogansfour 0 answers

... inserted after a balloon in my circumflex artery or penned up 100% blockage. I was released from the hospital after about 36 hours total. I felt good the first day home (Wed) and then started getting chest pains and some limb pains on Thursday. Fri was pretty rough, not with intense pain ...

Can clopidogrel 75mg raise blood pressure?

Posted 18 Apr 2018 by Buckskinaudie1 0 answers

I have one stent and 1 bypass surgery

What is common ingredient in blood thinner/anti platelet drugs that causes severe itching?

Posted 3 Mar 2018 by Shaklee 0 answers

I recently had a stent removed because of an allergic reaction to chromium . Now I have severe rash and itching from blood thinner meds and antiplatelet meds. Tried Plavix, Effient, and now on Xarelto. I can’t live the rest of my life with this severe itching and rash. What is the common ...

I am trying to wean myself off tramadol, I take 350 mg a day and have been taking the drug for over?

Posted 22 Jan 2018 1 answer

... ten years and slowly increasing the dose to this level... Recently I had a stent fitted, because of this I am on quite a few medicines, blood thinners and a beta blocker..Aslo of course I am just one tramadol away from the maximum dose... I started on the tramadol originally after a hip ...

Hello I was put on effient (10mg) 1 time a day 11-3-17 I had a heart attack I had 5 blockages 2 100%

Posted 28 Dec 2017 by kingdaddypops 1 answer

... rca ,,, they put stents in them ,,widow maker 30% doctor left alone 2 other arteries 15% left them alone ,,my question is my blood has not been checked,,, should I b monitored (blood),,, also on blood pressure medicine metoprolol tartrate (25mg) 1/2 pill in morning(12.5mg)1/2 pill evening and ...

How long is Ranexa usually taken for ? I take 500mg twice daily ?

Posted 22 Nov 2017 by Vicky quackenbush 0 answers

I had 2 massive heart attacks and now have a stent . I'm on Ranexa 500 mg twice daily Brilanta 90 mg twice daily lisinopril 2.5 mg once daily Coumadin 6mg once daily Lasix 40mg once daily Lipitor 80 mg once daily Coreg 6.25 mg once daily Protonix 40 mg once daily .

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

Posted 8 Aug 2017 by Blanchar 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 ...

How does Plavix allow an endothelial layer to cover the stent while preventing other cell types to?

Posted 16 Oct 2017 by WHY and how 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?

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