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blood thinner side effects

I had a double by-pass July 2009 . I started having chest pains within a month afterwards. Really more like a balloon being blown up in my chest, come to find out after months of looking for other issues, not heart related, and a vistit to the ER it was discovered one of the arteries had collasped and had to be stented. My problem now is I have very bad reaction to most medication, I can not take Plavics and was put on a new thiner called Effient. since on this medication I'm having trouble breathing and ache through my chest even down my arms. I was told I need to take the med for at least a year to help my body not reject the stent. Is there anything else I can use besided Plavics or Effient?  
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Those are the only medications which are effective at preventing restenosis of stents. How long have you been on effient? I know when I have a stent and put back onto plavix, I feel heavy chested for about six months but it then seems to wear off. If your Cardiologist is not too concerned about the side effects, I would try to put up with them and see if your body adjusts. The benefits of this medication are very important to your stent.
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