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Stent and vitamins

Hello; I have got one coronary DES stent implanted since two month ago ("Endeavor RESOLUTE RX"). I am on clopidogrel, aspirin, atorvastatin, carvedilol, enalapril and pantoprazol. Fearing about scars growing inside the stent's mesh, I have read that some people recommend vitamin E for cosmetic appearance of scars; well, my question is: Could vitamin E be of some help for preventing "in-stent restenosis"? Is it worth trying? Thanks!
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976897 tn?1379167602
Only if you are deficient in vitamin E. Supplement vitamin E has not shown to reduce cardiovascular events with disease. I would just keep to the medications prescribed and eat a healthy diet. The Clopidogrel is important for the Stent and the drug coating on the stent will help to inhibit the formation of scar tissue.
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Be careful with vitamin supplements beyond a multivitamin when taking heart drugs.  For example, a lack of potassium can be a problem with heart issues, but excess potassium is even a bigger problem. High quality fish oil, such as wild salmon, mackerel, tuna, sardine has research behind it that shows it is beneficial in defeating restenosis.
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