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Dr. William Dapper
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Maybe: Aggrenox is a coagulation modifier thus it affects bleeding. Obviously during an extraction there is bleeding. Therefore its important for the dentist ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Williams
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Stroke prevntion: Aggrenox is a combination of Aspirin and a drug called dipyridamole. This combo prevents platelets from "clumping" and causing a clot or embolism to p ... Read More
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Possibly: They can be - it depends on the indication. The risk of bleeding will be increased but the risk of clotting will be lowered. It's a judgement call. Th ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Rasak
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Plavix (clopidogrel): Plavix (clopidogrel) has solid data. Aggrenox has 0ne study with many flaws. Pts with strokes also tend to have cardiovascular and peripheral disease. ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
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For what?: Aggrenox contains Aspirin (plus dipyridamole). What are you treating? It's indicated for TIA and stroke. If you're using it for heart attack prophylax ... Read More
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Dr. Zohreh Soltani
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Yes: Combo use of Aggrenox and lisiopril may decrease antihypertensive efficacy of renal prostoglandin and may increase sodium and fluid retention.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Depends: Studies have been done comparing the two. Aggrenox seems superior in preventing recurrent stroke or tia's, but Plavix (clopidogrel) has more research ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Dapper
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Coagulation modifier: Coagulation modifiers decrease the chances of a blood clot becoming dislodged and blocking the circulation to the brain.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zohreh Soltani
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Yes: One of the commen reactions of Aggrenox is palpitation.
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A 84-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
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See below: Aggrenox has been shown to have a superior preventative benefit for recurrent stroke or TIA over the next year, and may also benefit cardiac function. ... Read More
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