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A 27-year-old male asked:

If a72yr hypertensive with paroxysmal afib kept in sinus rhythm by cordarone (amiodarone) 200(rh,control) take aspirin&plavix,is changing to anticoagulant amust?

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Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Atrial Fibrillation: The rationale for anticoagulating a patient with Afib is to reduce the chance of having a "stroke" or cerebrovascular accident. Generally, a patient with medical problems or a high "CHADS" score will benefit from anticoagulation.
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