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A 43-year-old male asked:

What is the difference btween plavix (clopidogrel) and aspirin in mechanism of effect?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 52 years experience
Different drugs: Both of them affect platelet functions by different mechanisms. Aspirin has milder effects and short lived effect on platelets compared to plavix, (clopidogrel) which is much more potent anti-platelet drug.
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