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A 49-year-old male asked:

After 1 year on plavix (clopidogrel) and aspirin for 2 stents for lad will a patient usuaaly discontinue the plavix (clopidogrel).(diabetic also)?

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Dr. Payam Mehranpour
Internal Medicine - Cardiology 25 years experience
Yes: Most would recommend 12 months of Aspirin and clopidogrel after coronary stent, followed by Aspirin indefinitely. In some patients shorter or longer duration of treatment with both may be recommended.
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