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Doctor insights on: Plavix And Pregnancy

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Dr. James Krick
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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What are the complications regarding pregnancy following TIA and clopidogrel medication?

What are the complications regarding pregnancy following TIA and clopidogrel medication?

Tia/pregnancy: If there was a through eval for carotid disease, any cardiac issues or hyper-coaguable state and neuro-imaging is negative...Then use of clopidogrel and or Aspirin may be indicated....Rarely easy bruising or nausea may be noted. ...Read more

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What is Plavix (clopidogrel) used for?

What is Plavix (clopidogrel) used for?

↓ Blood Clotting: Plavix (clopidogrel) inhibits platelets (usually the first step in blood clotting) from becoming activated: sticking to tissue, attracting other platelets to stick & activating the 12 clotting proteins (which act in a chain reaction) to form thrombin which polymerizes & ties everything together into clots. Plavix (clopidogrel) has no affect on blood viscosity; it is an anti-coagulant; it does not thin blood viscosity. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women take Plavix (clopidogrel)?

Plavix (clopidogrel): Plavix (clopidogrel) is FDA pregnancy Category B. Discuss with OB. ...Read more

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Which is better for strokes==plavix or aggrenox?

Which is better for strokes==plavix or aggrenox?

Both good: Plavix (clopidogrel) needed if you have carotid stent. Your doctor will help you choose. ...Read more

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Gerd and taking plavix (clopidogrel) what helps?

Gerd and taking plavix (clopidogrel) what helps?

PPI + Plavix (clopidogrel): Is ok, but proton pump inhibitors (omeprazole) makes Plavix (clopidogrel) less effective. You may need to consider making changes to your lifestyle: a healthy weight, quitting smoking, drinking less alcohol, or not eating foods that make gerd worse. Rec.: talk to your pcp about medication adjustment. ...Read more

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Can plavix and Coumadin (warfarin) be taken together?

Can plavix and Coumadin (warfarin) be taken together?

Yes: In certain situations they can be taken together but ther is a substantial risk of bleeding if both Plavix and Coumadin (warfarin) are taken at the same time. ...Read more

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Dr. Mathew Chengot
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Plavix (Definition)

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