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Which antiplatelet agents help peripheral vascular disease?

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Dr. Oliver Aalami answered

Specializes in Vascular Surgery

Aspirin / Plavix (clopidogrel): Aspirin and Plavix (clopidogrel) are the most commonly used anti-platelet agents.

Answered 12/11/2014


Dr. Michael Korona answered

Specializes in Radiology - Interventional

COMPLEX ANSWER: Antiplatelet medications are important in the management of pad.Types of agents depend on how bad your disease is and other areas affected, such as coronary arteries or carotid arteries. These meds are very important if you have stents or bypasses. Please develope a gameplan with your doctor.

Answered 7/5/2012



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