A 42-year-old member asked:
which is better for strokes: plavix (clopidogrel) or aggrenox?
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
Neurology 52 years experience
Depends: Studies have been done comparing the two. Aggrenox seems superior in preventing recurrent stroke or tia's, but Plavix (clopidogrel) has more research on heart disease and periph vasc problems. Plavix (clopidogrel) is generic now and cheaper, but doesn't work well in pts with certain genetics, and interacts adversely with some ulcer drugs. Aggrenox has aspirin, which may be a problem with some.
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