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  1. Nervous for surgery on tuesday! 14th March 2009
    ... groin from the catheter. Your doctor may prescribe Plavix and/or aspirin for about 6 months although this is...

  2. Ache in upper right arm 2nd February 2009
    ... because I had a blood clot years ago, and I am on Plavix because of it, and take blood pressure medication ... stress about its being heart related. I took my daily Plavix in the afternoon and about 3 hours later, the pain...

  3. Lipitor usage 6th September 2007
    ... bayer asprin 61/2mg coreg twice a day, and 75mg of plavix . I have been exercising my entire life and recently...

  4. Tia 11th April 2007
    ... to stop the aspirin and gave me a prescription for plavix . He also mentioned that this episode could have been...

  5. very worried!!!!about pain on the left side of the body 15th June 2005
    ... much, I saw a cardiologist last year and he put me on Plavix and Aspirin he said that prevents stroke or heart...

  6. HRT and Cushing Syndrome? 6th March 2005
    ... Now the cardiologist says that I have to take the Plavix no matter what for 6 months to a year and the gastro ... say they could do a biopsy or remove a polyp even on Plavix by using another drug to keep the stint open (lovonex...

  7. What are we not seeing? 19th January 2004
    ... all was going well, he is eating again, does take plavix and asprin for his heart, blood pressure is good all...

  8. Do I have a malpractice case? 30th May 2003
    ... which I was unaware of. Puts me on blood thinner Plavix and nerve Pain medicine, and referes me to neurologist...

  9. My face feels numb 11th July 2002
    ... alleviated the numbness. I left the hospital with plavix , and four days later, it became numb again, but comes...

General Health board
  1. black and blue spot on my body 20th September 2009
    ... my heart attack, I have angioplasty done. I am on Plavix , atacand and asprin medications. I noticed lately...

  2. Please, please help me. 28th November 2008
    ... But even then the only medicines I'm on now are Plavix and Alprazolam for stress. For pain? nothing. They...

  3. blood clot in arm 29th July 2008
    ... you cumadin which is a blood thinner, or possibly Plavix . Both of these are meds that are used to treat clots...

  4. Strange Rash 20th July 2008
    ... weeks. He takes a lot of meds: wellbutrin, coreg, plavix and lipitor. Has been on the same for 6 yrs. He's...
    ... ...He takes a lot of meds: wellbutrin, coreg, plavix and lipitor. Has been on the same for 6 yrs.... ...

  5. Vomiting Blood....I need some help please! 31st May 2008
    ... thru this with her) and i was for a period of time on plavix before my aneurysm was coiled too. these meds just...

  6. Plavix/diverticutis 28th April 2008
    ... modified my meds. One of the meds that concern me is Plavix as I have Diverticulitis. My Diverticulitis did not...

  7. Red pinprick dots all over arms and chest 22nd May 2007
    ... certain blood thinning medications can cause it, like plavix , warafin, heparin and aspirin. lower than normal blood...
    ... certain blood thinning medications can cause it, like plavix , warafin, heparin and aspirin. lower than normal blood...

  8. Glucosamine with Chondroitin, know anything/your experience? 7th May 2007
    ... morning and one mid evening. I do this because I am on Plavix and use this in lieu of Aspirin. Now, I did some ... that the Chrondroitin is a natural blood thinner. Plavix is also, but with another component that concerns ... chrondoitin component in it take the place of the Plavix . In the end, I will have a very complete series of...

  9. Spontaneous Black and Blue Marks 1st May 2007
    ... now they are appearing on my upper arms. I am on Plavix and aspirin therapy after a heart attack. At first ... continue to show up. Now, I am wondering if it is the Plavix ? Anyone have any clues? Thank you reach out...
    ... Both aspirin and Plavix interfere with the bloods ability to clot (the reason...
    ... you need to know.i too had this same problem with plavix .i had to have a brain aneurysm coiled last year.i ... was placed on plavix and baby aspirin before and after the procedure.i ... within the normal ranges.i ended up going off the plavix and just stayed on the aspirin and things got ALOT ... not causing the horrid bruising i got from using the plavix .thats some really strong stuff. i have to ask you ... K before a procedure that could cause bleeding.the plavix combined with the aspirin just may be adding to this...
    ... good to talk with you! I SO agree with you about the Plavix . My doctor's appt got put off until today (long story ... the heart attack 2 and 1/2 years ago, I was put on Plavix . It was supposed to be for 3 months, then the cardiologist ... wanted 6 months. then he thought that if Plavix did a particular job in helping to prevent clotting ... issues, they can talk about it. I DO want off the Plavix big time. Another thing is that I am taking Glocosamine ... thinner. I would much rather stay on that than the Plavix . I think the overall mix is just thinning my blood ... less and I am much more comfortable with it than the Plavix . Been reading some disturbing news about Plavix lately...
    ... I'd go to your doc. I think the insert on the plavix probably says if you have a lot of bruising to contact...

Acid Reflux board
  1. Alternative to Nexium (PPI) when on Plavix (clopidogrel) 26th January 2009
    ... placed and my Cardiologist put me on the usual 75mg of Plavix (clopidogrel). Subsequently I suffered a blood loss ... with and/or inhibit the blood-thinning function of Plavix , I wondered what alternatives there were. There must ... many other people in the same situation as me. (Since Plavix is mildly aggressive to the stomach, some are prescribed ... PPIs with their Plavix , as a normal treatment.) Antacids like Quik-Eze and ... not be a problem. Regarding how it interacts with Plavix , your doctor or pharmacist should have the correct...

  2. help! is it just acid reflux? 20th December 2008
    ... GERD. But hers didn't start until she started taking Plavix earlier this year. Are you on any medications that...

Addiction & Recovery board
  1. Do I Have a Disease??? 17th March 2008
    ... titrated my blood with heparin and got me on coumadin and plavix . They said I was very, very fortunate to be alive...

  2. Vicoprofen and Pain 14th March 2008
    ... what is causing those hickey like marks. I was on Plavix after a heart attack as well as 81 mg aspirin. I was ... blue and would be sore. The doctors took me off the plavix and within a week or so, the spontaneous black and...

  3. Results of combining xanax taper and this board... 11th May 2007
    ... pooped. Cardiologist has taken me completely off Plavix . Blood pressure great, stress test on Saturday. ...
    ... cardiologist with the stress test results. I am off the Plavix , as I said, but black and blues pooped up again the...

  4. Same xanax taper... thread # 2 24th April 2007
    ... afternoon, after the doctor appointment. I want off the Plavix ... I think it is much more detrimental to me and I ... supplement serves almost the same purpose. I hate the plavix more and more as I read updated research on it. I...
    ... my blood is probably way too thin. I have been on Plavix since a heart attack two years ago and have recently ... and I talked about today. He wants me to stay on Plavix , I don't want to. He ordered specific blood tests ... cardiologist. Then I will discuss coming off the Plavix with the cardiologist. My doctor talked sincerely...

  5. Gwichman?? 2nd January 2007
    ... after the heart attack? I am on Toprol XL and also on Plavix . The doctor wants me to stay on the Plavix (prevents...

  6. Philster - MIA - Where are you?? 16th November 2005
    ... procedure he had done was a stent, so he's taking Plavix to thin the blood. He used to take Coumadin. Also...

Alternative Medicine board
  1. scripts and supplements questions 28th November 2007
    ... Hello, I need help. I take plavix , crestor,asprin,chantix, lexapro I want to try some...

  2. Any alternatives to cure bone spurs in neck? 14th October 2006
    ... year. I had a stent put in on10-4-2005,was put on plavix &aspirin and vitoren. These drugs made me to sore to ... people who have them are scared, and told to stay on plavix because they cause blood clots, I'm still here doing...

  3. Natural Anti-Anxiety 14th November 2005
    ... a natural blood thinner (i'm taking in instead of plavix -- that's a presc. blood thinner that was prescribed...

  4. Herbs vs Drugs 28th October 2003
    ... in a lot of toxins with these drugs....Toprol XL.... Plavix .....Tizac.... My Dr. has taken me off a couple others...

Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia board
  1. I was being too optimistic...... 6th May 2010
    ... were not an option. He too was on blood thinners.... Plavix , mainly for the PAD. About 15 months before he died...
    ... alot from that. The doctor did take her off of the plavix and coumadin and just stayed with the baby asprin...
    ... started going down hill. That was 10 months after the plavix was stopped. you never know what is connected with...

  2. New to board..Need help 6th February 2010
    ... is on several medications for diabetes, thyroid and plavix . She has the pacemaker and the dr. said that she has...

  3. The falls continue 24th January 2010
    ... not a candidate for surgery. He has been off his Plavix for about a year now because of sever bleeding when...

  4. Rough day today. 26th October 2009
    ... discuss with you all. They mentioned putting her on Plavix and a daily aspirin as a deterrent to future strokes ... always brutally honest..was not comfortable with the Plavix ...a blood thinner. First because mom falls a lot ... that she will bleed...plus she mentioned that if the Plavix is doing its job it would lessen the severity of stroke ... that might just kill her outright if she is not on Plavix and that we should discuss as a family if we should ... refuse the plavix and let the stroke come if it is. ( I hope that...
    ... be a single incident. We never know. As for the Plavix ... Dad was on it for years because of his circulation ... with the doctor... but for us we decided to stop the Plavix and just go with the simple aspirin. I am going...
    ... discuss with you all. They mentioned putting her on Plavix and a daily aspirin as a deterrent to future strokes ... always brutally honest..was not comfortable with the Plavix ...a blood thinner. First because mom falls a lot ... that she will bleed...plus she mentioned that if the Plavix is doing its job it would lessen the severity of stroke ... that might just kill her outright if she is not on Plavix and that we should discuss as a family if we should ... refuse the plavix and let the stroke come if it is. ( I hope that...

  5. Wrong about dementia being worse when blood is thicker 11th October 2009
    ... and I don't see a difference when he is on or off Plavix (a blood thinner). He has been on and off a number...

  6. Mom is in the hospital in Urgent Care. 13th February 2009
    ... heart meds at the time except his BP medication and Plavix . The heart specialist took him off the Plavix (more...

  7. Mom in hospital 29th January 2009
    ... was eventually taken off all of his heart meds but Plavix . That didn't improve his condition at all. It was...
    ... you mention they took your dad off all meds except plavix and there was no improvement. I was giving this...

  8. vascular event 18th November 2008
    ... issues the Cardiologist decided to take him off the Plavix and no other protocal of treatement. I completely ... with Dad's current condition, and just going off his Plavix , that it is better to have a family member available...
    ... major Gi bleed last year. It was the combination of Plavix coumadin and asprin. The cardiologist put her on ... there to watch him over the weekend coming off the Plavix and every thing. Have fun tomorrow night! Love...

  9. Advice please on beginnings of incontinence? 3rd September 2008
    ... plavis and aspirin. They have now taken her off the plavix and are using just aspirin. While at the geri-psyche...

  10. New development..... wondering 13th February 2008
    ... reason he is not getting his Prilosec for his ulcers, Plavix which is his blood thinner, and Pletal for his leg...

  11. Calling Martha H. 29th August 2007
    ... My FIL has mini strokes and dementia. He is on plavix and is actually doing pretty well right now. Of course...

  12. need reply fast!!!! 5th September 2006
    ... hope they can find out something. All he takes is plavix but that doesn't seem to help much. At least he hasn...

  13. Weird morning 23rd June 2006
    ... that was back a couple of years ago. All he takes is plavix and aspirin now and then. Well, that's the way my...

  14. Beginning... How are you? 27th April 2006
    ... think caused it? Mini strokes or what? Does he take Plavix ? My FIL has dementia caused from mini strokes and ... he is on Plavix . Now my 58 y/o hubby is getting a memory problem...

  15. Questions, questions, questions..... 21st March 2006
    ... they are not really any help. They did put him on plavix . Up until now he is able to live alone in a senior...

  16. Your experience.. time frame from early symptoms to later stages 7th January 2006
    ... a mini stroke and we took him home. He is taking Plavix and that is all. We have never had a diagnosis of...

  17. Alice in Wonderland 11th November 2005
    ... weren't much help. The only medicine he takes is plavix for the mini strokes. Once a spell lasted all day...

Anemia board
  1. what are the possible causes of very low haemoglobin 26th August 2008
    ... blood in her stool and that it could be caused by Plavix . Long story short, she just got out of the hospital...

  2. Is it really necessary to see a Hemo? 16th July 2007
    ... On 2/12/2002-- I was taking an anti-clotting drug - Plavix and I had severe bleeding of a divertiular in my colon...

  3. Auto Immune hymolyptic aneamia (AIHA) 31st May 2007
    ... maybe causing this disease. A drug rep told me that Plavix had been known to cause this disease....

  4. Low Ferritin, High Iron 13th April 2007
    ... Arthritis and D/C my daily Aspirin. And to hold my Plavix til next office visit. Lab done. Nurse called everything...

  5. low hb after bleed, how long is recovery? 30th April 2005
    ... the balloon. Also I had been given 2 aspirin and 8 Plavix which is an anti-platelet drug so was more likely...
    ... the balloon. Also I had been given 2 aspirin and 8 Plavix which is an anti-platelet drug so was more likely...

Anxiety board
  1. Dad's Anxiety/Mental Issues 3rd November 2007
    ... having an effect on him. He takes Zoloft, Xanax, Plavix , Prevacid, Lipitor, Imipramine, Uroxatral, and a few...

  2. plavix and anxiety 18th July 2007
    ... wow heres a new one .Have been taking plavix 75 mg once a day for seven months and my doctor put ... and she said that was rediculis.So I started taking plavix every other day and i feel a lot calmer so i will ... start backing off on the ativan. Could plavix be causing these attacks. If someone else has the...

  3. switching from effexor to lexapro 20th February 2006
    ... insignificant. I've been on several ADs (manerix, plavix , remeron, celexa, effexor) ... the plavix worked a...

Arthritis board
  1. Plavix and arthritis 21st December 2007
    ... Never heard of it - I was a drug rep who sold plavix for many years....

  2. Osteoarthritis and Inflamation 9th April 2007
    ... today is going to be to ask the doctor to take me OFF Plavix prescribed after a heart attack. Also am going...

Back Problems board
  1. Been told i will end up in wheelchair 17th October 2009
    ... s my surgry more riskier and my blood thinners of Plavix and Aperin will have to be stopped till after operation...

  2. Question 12th September 2008
    ... just frustrating me as well. For one thing I am on Plavix because of heart issues and having a stent put in ... helping my acid reflux and it is getting a lot worse. Plavix is also known for bleeding issues and ulcers of which...

  3. Scheduled SI Joint Inj today. Anesthes said..L4/L5 instead... 26th October 2005
    ... aspirin or other antiplatelet drugs (e.g. Ticlid, Plavix )." Keep us posted, Lorie :)...

  4. fusion L3 & L4 with Parkinson ? recovery? 10th January 2005
    ... 200mg Toprol XL: 100mg 12:00pm Mirapex: 1.50mg Plavix : 75mg Carbidopa/levo: 1 1/2 tab 25-100 Comtan...

  5. Epidural Steroid Injections the Burton report 29th July 2004
    ... aspirin or other antiplatelet drugs (e.g. Ticlid, Plavix )....

Birth Control board
  1. Question from a man... 7th November 2007
    ... medication a person chooses to take. Heck, my dad takes Plavix since he had a heart attack, and even that comes with...

  2. how do you know if you're getting a blood clot 11th August 2006
    ... the lovinex (I can't spell it right) shots & be on plavix . It broke it up and I had no real worries, except...

Blood and Blood Vessel board
  1. Constant nose bleeds. What can this be? 29th June 2009
    ... :)Are you currently taking blood thinners like Plavix or aspirin or cumidim? these can do that to people...
    ... 4025083]:)Are you currently taking blood thinners like Plavix or aspirin or cumidim? these can do that to people...

  2. Spontaneous bruising 21st March 2009
    ... feet. I have had no obvious injury. I am taking Plavix , 75 mg once a day and Aspirin, 81 mg once a day. ...
    ... platelets from sticking together, as I think does Plavix , so that coupled with a low platelet count can make...

  3. 26 yr old has stroke from factor v lieden mutation 4th February 2009
    ... thinning the blood. they had originally put me on Plavix and in 24 hours I was bleeding from my nose mouth...
    ... thinning the blood. they had originally put me on Plavix and in 24 hours I was bleeding from my nose mouth...

  4. new here 19th January 2009
    ... my leg. i take 81mg of aspirin daily. i cannot take plavix or aggrenox because i have von willebrands type 2...

  5. High WBC,High Platelets,,Scared 7th January 2009
    ... said that it helps to keep cholesterol down) and plavix 75 mg. (its just like the aspirin, a blood thinner...

  6. regiment for controll blood clots 6th June 2008
    ... unable to place in future stents and have put him on plavix , coumidin (alternates 12 mg and 15 mg daily), and...

  7. pulmonary embolism :( 29th March 2008
    ... and Nattokinase, which is the all natural form of Plavix . I have an Inferior Vena Cava filter in place, that...

  8. acquired protien c deficiancy 21st February 2008
    ... would be greatly appreciated. Are you coumadin, plavix , baby asaparin? I am on the baby asparin, my primary...

  9. Swelling 7th February 2008
    ... etc. again, nothing was showing but i was put on plavix , voltaren, and yet more waterpills, plus a few others...

  10. Life Expectancy - UNTREATED Polycythemia? 7th November 2007
    ... and thus, can not be treated)? I'm already on daiily Plavix and aspirin for stents in the heart. Thanks all...

  11. Blood Platelets 13th October 2007
    ... is high enough to require further testing or meds ( Plavix or something). Strokes run in my family, so I'm wondering...

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