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A 45-year-old member asked:

Help! is it possible to have a tooth pulled while taking plavix (clopidogrel) and aspirin?

2 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. James Manning
Dentistry 45 years experience
Yes: An extraction while on such medications is possible with proper management. See an oral surgeon to receive the care you need.
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Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 56 years experience
Yes: Yes and it's done on a routine basis. Your dentist should consult with the physician who has you on these medications and either the dosage will be adjusted, stopped temporarily or can be done with no change in the medications depending upon the individual circumstances.
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A 44-year-old member asked:

Could you have a tooth pulled while taking plavix (clopidogrel) and aspirin?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial 47 years experience
Yes: Yes. Important however to have the extraction by a board certified oral sugeon. Certain precautions must be taken.
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Last updated Feb 16, 2020

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