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accidentally took plavix and eliquis at the same time

A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Lubienski
37 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Data still coming in: To date most information favors Eliquis over Plavix (clopidogrel) in several studies mainly having to do with atrial fibrillation. Data on your partic ... Read More
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A 76-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
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40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
I'm afraid not : If you have atrial fibrillation better use an anticoagulant, Eliquis. Plavix (clopidogrel) is an antiplatlet drug, two different mechanisms, discuss w ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Context: Why are you on these medications? Why do you want to be on high protein diet? It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional h ... Read More
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Dr. Laura Anissian
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Cardiologist: This is question for your cardiologist as there are different guidelines depending on the stent put in.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
24 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Multivitamin supplements contain vitamins and minerals. There is no adverse side effects to taking them together. Since you are on blood thinners, avo ... Read More
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Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
21 years experience Hospital-based practice
Arterial & venous: Plavix helps prevents arterial clots (cholesterol plaques in the arteries). Eliquis helps prevent venous clots (thrombus in the veins). The two medici ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lauren Freid
7 years experience Internal Medicine
Bleeding risk: Individually these meds increase risk for bleeding, this risk increases when used in combination. That said, they are usually prescribed in combinatio ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brooks Mick
55 years experience Internal Medicine
Injury to artery?: I assume the anti-coagulation is to be temporary and that some other clotting propensity has not been discovered. It is probable that the initial cat ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Best to ask ...: Online inquiry in this Q would not suffice to pertinently address the concern. It would be most reasonable and beneficial to ask the treating doctor s ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hratch Karamanoukian
31 years experience Phlebology
Apixaban for A fib: Risk of bleeding is higher with Apixaban than with aspirin and plavix (clopidogrel) combination.
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