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A 42-year-old member asked:

Should i take baby aspirin even if already on plavix (clopidogrel)?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 46 years experience
Probably: It depends on the indication, of course. Stents, especially drug eluting stents ("medicated" stents) which are one of the major indications for plavix, (clopidogrel) require dual anti-platelet therapy, thus Aspirin is routinely given with Plavix (clopidogrel) and Plavix (clopidogrel) alone is inadequate and risky.
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