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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 ...

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 0 answers

... 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 ...

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

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 .

Switching from amlodipine to Losartan?

Posted 10 Oct 2017 by joanief 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 ...

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?

My husband is a diabetic and has heart dease. He has 9 stents and the most recent 2 were put in 2?

Posted 6 Oct 2017 by Chech379 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. ...

Bisoprolol - hypertension and permanent fatigue?

Posted 10 Sep 2017 by happymallet 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.

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 ...

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 ...

Had a pacemaker and a stent put in about 18 months ago. Taking Plavix 75 mg daily?

Posted 3 Sep 2017 by DavidSilverman 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? .

I have been taking clopidogrel since JUN2015. I want to quit this med?

Posted 25 Jun 2017 by plpconsult 2 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 Mikethedog 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?

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