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A 21-year-old member asked:

I know that aspirin should be avoided by people with vascular eds. are there other drugs t avoid?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Anticoagulants: Vascular ehlers-danlos is a difficult disease to manage. Any of the medications that suppress platelet function, and the anticoagulants generally, need to be avoided. However, of the common over-the-counter medicines, aspirin's by far the most powerful anti-clotting agent; before you receive any other medicine that could make you bleed, your physician would discuss risk-benefit with you.
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 45 years experience
Not: There is no contraindication to Aspirin in vascular ehlers-danlos syndrome.
Last updated Jun 24, 2014

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