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A 27-year-old male asked:

How common is plavix resistance? could this lead to increased stroke risk from diminished effect ? should doctor order screening to be sure its metabolized properly in body ? cyp2c19 genome ? also are platelet aggregation tests necessary ?

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Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 36 years experience
It is not very common and the physician would be cognizant of it during treatment. Whether a doc orders tests screening or not depends on the clinical situation and her/his judgement
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