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Medicine For Clopidogrel Allergy
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Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
Experiencing allergy after taking medicine . Either clopidogrel or nitromint 2.6 is causing it . What should I do ?
After placement of four drug eluting stents two years ago I have been on plavix (clopidogrel) since and want to quit. My cardiologist is ambivilant. Help.?
Risk benefit: Are you on Aspirin too? The standard of care is to cover with both Aspirin and Plavix (clopidogrel) for atleast a year and then be on Aspirin lifelong. But if you have no other problems ( GI bleed etc) you must continue to be on both the drugs. If you are only on Plavix (clopidogrel), then you must continue to take it ... to prevent future cardiovascular events. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Antiplatelet agent : Clopidogrel (plavix) is an anti platelet medication given to patients with coronary or other vascular disease. Platelets are commonly involved in coronary and other acute vascular events. So you could say it is somewhat of a "blood thinner". As far as potential side effects, rarely it can cause a severe rash--if this occurs then your doctor would switch to another antiplatelet medication. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
More potent: Plavix (clopidogrel) now has competitor drugs. Effient (prasugrel) is more potent at inhibiting platelets, which prevents clots, but this also leads to higher bleeding risk (double-edged sword). Ticagrelor is another agent with proven benefits similar to Plavix (i.e. Heart attack risk reduction), and seems to be more potent without increasing bleeding, but verdict is out still. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long can you expect to have bruising due to the plavix (clopidogrel) still being in your system after discontinuing the drug?
Avoid NSAIDs/Aspirin: Nonsteroidal-antiinflammatory drugs (nsaids-such as motrin/aleve) and aspirin-based analgesic can interact with Plavix (clopidogrel) and increases risk of bleeding/stomach and intestinal ulcers/performation etc..Otherwise narcotic pain killers (some mixed with tylenol) are ok to take while being on plavix (clopidogrel). Like all medicine, use the smallest effective dose for shortest duration possible. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is plavix (clopidogrel) still a first line treatment for those with stents(i have 2 in lad) or is effient now the drug of choice?
Hi doctor!! I am japanese student in China.i want ask,I have use clopidogrel sulfate Drug, if I unconscious,I must attentions for what king of things?
Clopidogrel sold as: an anti-clotting agent, slightly more potent than aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid) & suppresses induction of platelets (cell fragments from megakaryocytes in the bone marrow) to become more active in signaling both platelets to attach & the clotting proteins to activate. Once exposed to clopidogrel, response persists. Platelets life-span ~10 days, thus the duration of response. Risk: ?ed bleeding. ...Read more
I am diagnosed with mild and pulmonic regurgitation, and it is benign, and yet my dr.Still prescribed me a medicine Lasix (furosemide) and clopidogrel.Why?
Tattoo: Getting a tattoo is always an infection risk. If there's bleeding, it will be considerably worse when taking anticoagulants. Not a good idea. ...Read more