Heart Disease Expert Forum
do i need plavix
About This Forum:

This forum is for questions and support regarding heart issues such as: Angina, Angioplasty, Arrhythmia, Bypass Surgery, Cardiomyopathy, Coronary Artery Disease, Defibrillator, Heart Attack, Heart Disease, High Blood Pressure, Mitral Valve Prolapse, Pacemaker, PAD, Stenosis, Stress Tests.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
This expert forum is not accepting new questions. Please post your question in one of our medical support communities.
Blank Blank

do i need plavix

i had a second des stent put in on 8/5/2008 i could not afford plavix so didnt take do i need to take now and do i need to take forever  my cardiologist thinks so.  Could aspirin be sufficient the facts percentage wise on plavix and aspirin versus placebo and aspirin of death and or heart attachs is only 1.5.  Hate being cold 24/7 and bruuising.  need huge dental work done why start plavix now.  didnt take with first stent in2005 and still here.  pamoneill
Related Discussions
242509_tn?1196926198
, aspirin would not be sufficient and I I would follow your cardiologist's advise and take the plavix. Not doing so could cause long term problems and increase the risk of a heart attack, death or stroke.
Blank
Continue discussion Blank
Blank
Request an Appointment
MedHelp Health Answers
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Cannabis Article from NORTH Mag...
Jul 20 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
3 Reasons Why You are Still Binge E...
Jul 14 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eating: What Your Closet ...
Jul 09 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank