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A 51-year-old male asked about a 88-year-old male:

An 89 yr male had heart attack 1mth after stroke he is in afib taking clopidogrel aspirin.hospital doctor wants to give a third anti-coagulation,risk?

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Dr. Matthew Kozminski
Neurology 18 years experience
Anticoagulantion: An anticoagulation alone is enough. The only reason plavix might be needed is if there was a recent coronary stent. No need for all three, that would significantly increase bleeding risk
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