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Princeton, WV
A 67-year-old female asked:

After stroke i have been prescribed 325 mg aspirin daily along with plavix (clopidogrel). should that aspirin dose go down?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 54 years experience
WHY???: It is well documented in the neurological research that adding a baby Aspirin to Plavix (clopidogrel) doubles the risk of brain hemorrhage and does not provide any extra protection. You are far more likely to prevent another stroke if you take Aggrenox twice daily instead, as the product contains aspirin, yet without the brain hemorrhage risks.
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Dr. Douglas Beall
30 years experience
Not necessarily: That is a farily standard dose.
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Princeton, WV
A 67-year-old female asked:

Following a stroke, I have been taking 325 mg aspirin daily along with plavix (clopidogrel). Now know the danger. Is this too much aspirin?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Douglas Beall
30 years experience
No: No, this is a fairly standard dose.
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Last updated Mar 31, 2020

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