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A 68-year-old male asked:

I am due for an outpatient surgery, how long should i be off plavix (clopidogrel) and 81 mg aspirin before the surgery?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
Depends: It depends on the type of surgery. It also depends on the reason you are on these medication for. It would be prudent to check with your doctor.
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