Aa
A
A
Close
Avatar universal
Asprin Allergy
Had a heart attack, and stent put in for blockage. Need to go to an Allergy Immunologist about an asprin allergy. Need to take asprin with Plavax, or therapy won't work as per Dr.  What can the allergist do for me?
Cancel
3 Answers
Page 1 of 1
237039 tn?1264261657
I am not sure if the therapy would or wouldn't work without aspirin.  I have never heard this before.  I know it has been suggested I take Plavix and aspirin.  I don't take the Plavix for personal reasons, and I always forget my aspirin.  I did some goggling and found this bit in an article.  It suggests that Plavix is an alternative.  Not sure if that is correct or not.

"If you’ve already had a heart attack or stroke or are resistant to the beneficial effects of aspirin, your doctor may suggest supplementary aspirin therapy with another clot-preventing drug, such as clopidogrel (Plavix). Clopidogrel may even be suggested as an alternative drug therapy, particularly if you’re allergic to aspirin or can’t tolerate its side effects."

Maybe someone will be able to add a thought or 2.  Take care and keep us posted.  This is something I would like to see an answer to.  Ally
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Comment
Post Comment
976897 tn?1379171202
I can't think what the allergy specialist can do apart from confirm if you are allergic to aspirin or not. Perhaps this is what the cardiologist wants to be certain of. There are other blood thinning drugs out there. Plavix is the important one for the stent, but you need something else to ensure you dont clot anywhere else. What does aspirin actually do to you?
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Comment
Post Comment
Avatar universal
The Asprin causes , swelling of the cornea of my eyes,(blurred vision), itching, asthma like symptoms, and rash.
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Comment
Post Comment
Your Answer
Avatar universal
Answer
Do you know how to answer? Tap here to leave your answer...
Answer
Answer
Post Answer
A
A
Doctor Ratings & Reviews
Who are the top-rated Cardiologists in your area?
Heart Disease Community Resources
Top Heart Disease Answerers
159619 tn?1499916784
Blank
Salt Lake City, UT
11548417 tn?1506084164
Blank
Netherlands
Avatar universal
Blank
5536886 tn?1455830946
Blank
Avatar universal
Blank