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A 46-year-old member asked:

My doctor prescribed clazol instead plavix (clopidogrel) and aspirin for me; what is the advantage if there is one?

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Dr. Herbert Duvivier
Hematology and Oncology 35 years experience
Similar: Plavix (clopidogrel) and clazol both inhibit platelet aggregation. Plavix (clopidogrel) is associated with a slighly higher risk of lowering the platelet count than clazol. However, clazol is usually contraindicated in patients with class 3 or 4 heart failure.
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Last updated Jun 30, 2014
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