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Dr. George Mathew
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Metoprolol Tartrate (Definition)

Metoprolol tartrate is a beta blocker which is a kind of rhythm ...Read more


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I take these medications heart disease plavix 75mg tahor80mg lopressor (metoprolol tartrate) lp200mg Aspelgic100mg deposit NT 05 advise me thank you ?

I take these medications heart disease  plavix 75mg tahor80mg lopressor (metoprolol tartrate) lp200mg  Aspelgic100mg deposit NT 05 advise me thank you 


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Cardiac medications: From what I can translate to the US version, you are on a blood thinner, blood pressure medicine, & cholesterol lowering agent. This is a typical combination of medications for cardiac patients. I am sure your doctors are giving you the appropriate medication. ...Read more

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What natural alternatives are available for a regiment of plavix aspirin lopressor (metoprolol tartrate) and cholesterol meds for a male of 60.

What natural alternatives are available for a regiment of plavix aspirin lopressor (metoprolol tartrate) and cholesterol meds for a male of 60.

No equivalent: Although not specified, that particular combination of medications is common for patients with a heart attack or stent placement. There are no natural equivalents or even close players for patients with significant heart disease. Red yeast rice sold in the us, although may have a tiny amount of statin, can not have enough of a concentration to provide a clinical benefit, per the fda. ...Read more

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Can you take Lipitor (atorvastatin) and plavix at the same time?

Can you take Lipitor (atorvastatin) and plavix at the same time?

lipitor (atorvastatin): You can take Lipitor (atorvastatin) and Plavix at the same time, very common to be given together. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take plavix (clopidogrel) and chantix at the same time want to quit smoking but need to know if it is safe to tak chantix and plavix (clopidogrel) at the same time

Should be safe: There are no reported interactions between Plavix (clopidogrel) and chantix, but there are potential interactions between Plavix (clopidogrel) and tobacco, so that if you discontinue tobacco, it may effect the metabolism of the Plavix (clopidogrel) and clotting. Talk to your doctor. If you are on plavix, (clopidogrel) smoking will aggravate all of the clotting/bleeding problems, so good for you for wanting to quit. Stick with it, and good luck! ...Read more

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Can you take lovenox, (enoxaparin) plavix & cumadin at the same time. ( older patient with heart history?

Can you take lovenox, (enoxaparin) plavix & cumadin at the same time. ( older patient with heart history?

Blood thinners: Lovenox and Coumadin (warfarin) are started together but once Coumadin (warfarin) is therapeutic, Lovenox is stopped. Plavix can be taken with Coumadin (warfarin) or combo of lovenox/coumadin. The risk of bleeding and the use of different anticoagulants and anti platelet drugs should be carefully decided by the physicians and is done on a case by case basis. ...Read more

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Best time to take plavix (clopidogrel)?

See below: No one time is better than another. Take daily. ...Read more

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Can karafate safely be taken with plavix and zantac (ranitidine)? All 3 at the same time

Yes: A quick check of my drug interaction application shows no drug interactions for your 3 drugs. There are some concerns about proton pump inhibitors of stomach acid and plavix. Zantac and carafate (sucralfate) are not proton pump inhibitors. ...Read more

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At 7:00am i take plavix (clopidogrel) 75-aspirin 161-cardizem-120..Would it be ok to take the aspirin at a different time of day?

At 7:00am i take plavix (clopidogrel) 75-aspirin 161-cardizem-120..Would it be ok to take the aspirin at a different time of day?

Yes: Aspirin can be taken any time of day as can plavix (clopidogrel). Consult with your doctor, and see what she or he says... Good luck. ...Read more

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Must take plavix, 325 mg aspiring, protonix (pantoprazole) and prednisone. When is the best time to take each of them ?

Must take plavix, 325 mg aspiring, protonix (pantoprazole) and prednisone.  When is the best time to take each of them
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See below.: Take Protonix (pantoprazole) 30 min before meals.We usually prescribe 81mg of Aspirin along with Plavix , which can be taken at the end of a meal.There could be mild ineractions between Plavix and protonix (pantoprazole).Please check with your md.Prednisone can be taken with meals! ...Read more

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My mom ran out of plavix (clopidogrel) and hasn't taken it for 4 days. Her neurologist told her to take 4 at one time to make up for it is this safe?

My mom ran out of plavix (clopidogrel) and hasn't taken it for 4 days. Her neurologist told her to take 4 at one time to make up for it   is this safe?

Unknown: The effects of Plavix (clopidogrel) on blood clotting are present for up to a week. The usual recommendation is to resume the usual Plavix (clopidogrel) dose if dosing has been interrupted for any reason such as surgery or unavailability of the medication. Additional doses are most likely not more beneficial. ...Read more

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Profusely bleeding nose 3 times an. I also have coronary y disease and take plavix (clopidogrel)?

Profusely bleeding  nose 3 times an. I also have coronary y disease and take plavix (clopidogrel)?

Nose bleeds: Plavix (clopidogrel) "thins" the blood a constant nose bleed requires an evaluation and you may need to talk to the dr who rxd the plavix (clopidogrel). ...Read more

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Hi, I am 27 years old and was just recently diagnosed with PVC. I am currently on Lopressor. I take 25mg bid. It has helped with my symptoms of shortness of breath and chest pains, but I still experience the "flip flops" sensation in my chest from time to

Hi, I am 27 years old and was just recently diagnosed with PVC. I am currently on Lopressor. I take 25mg bid. It has helped with my symptoms of shortness of breath and chest pains, but I still experience the "flip flops" sensation in my chest from time to

Palpitations: Palpitations have many causes from anxiety through anatomic and physiologic abnormalities. The feeling of bounding usually relates to the volume of blood pumped with each palpitation. There is no simple single answer for the question. If you're bothered by the feeling should consult a dr. and ask if there is a reason for yours ...Read more

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Can you take Triphala and Plavix (clopidogrel) together?

Not sure: Triphala churna is an Ayurvedic medicine that is reported to remove toxins from the GI tract & cleanse the liver, gallbladder& kidneys. I could not find any information about mixing this with plavix (clopidogrel). A naturopathic healer might be able to investigate this further. ...Read more

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Can you take plavix (clopidogrel) the morning of dialysis?

Can you take plavix (clopidogrel) the morning of dialysis?

Yes: If Plavix (clopidogrel) is needed, for instance within a year of receiving a drug eluting stent, it can be taken during dialysis treatments. ...Read more

Dr. Mathew Chengot
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Plavix (Definition)

Plavix is a platelet inhibitor is a kind of anti-coagulation drug ...Read more


Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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Lopressor (Definition)

Lopressor is a beta blocker which is a kind of rhythm ...Read more