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HOW DOES CLOPIDOGREL inhibit platelet function

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Lubienski
36 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Autoimmune/genetic: Sticky platelet syndrome is an inherited condition affected platelet aggregation. Anti phospholipid syndrome is an autoimmune disorder that can involv ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
22 years experience Cardiology
Not typically: It is not the mechanism of action. Ttp is among rare but potentially serious adverse reactions which is associated with drop in platelet count.
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A 78-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Iron deficiency: You low hemoglobin and high platelet count are indicative of iron deficiency. You may take oral iron and multivitamins.
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Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
High platelets: Elevated platelets, especially in the setting of cancer, makes you prone to blood clots. Taking clopridogrel offers protection. I would be hesitant to ... Read More
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A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrit Singh
50 years experience Cardiology
Yes: be carful about bleeding because there is no antidote for these new agents.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Best to ask your MD: THERE ARE GENETIC RISK FACTORS BUT WITHOUT KNOWING THE DETAILS OF YOU CASE IT IS HARD TO ANSWER. YOU NEED TO ASK YOUR PHYSICIAN.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Hearne
Specializes in Cardiology
All of them: Abciximab as well as Plavix (clopidogrel) and Aspirin were all given during pci.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Plavix (clopidogrel) and asa: Plavix (clopidogrel) and Aspirin will poison platelet reactivity but it shouldn't lower the platelet count.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Neuberg
37 years experience Cardiology
9 months already: You had 9 months Plavix (clopidogrel) already which is quite good and lucky. Have to just go ahead when surgery is so urgent. Glycoprotein inhibitors ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Usually not: In children with EDS, excessive bruising is often the presenting complaint to the pediatrician. Hematological studies including evaluation of clotting ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
34 years experience Pediatrics
It does: It does inhibit platelet function. It does inhibit clot formation in veins. Its just that venous clots aren't quite as serious an issue. We worry ab ... Read More
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