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Avoid NSAIDs/Aspirin: Nonsteroidal-antiinflammatory drugs (nsaids-such as motrin/aleve) and aspirin-based analgesic can interact with Plavix 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. Like all medicine, use the smallest effective dose for shortest duration possible. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more
Liver activation: Plavix is a pro-drug which is inactive. upon oral administration, Plavix is activated in the liver to become the active drug, injection of Plavix will bypass the liver activation of phase of the drug. clinical studies of Plavix were done with oral administration, there are however other medications used in the hospital setting that are injectable, however used in the setting of heart attacks ...Read more
I fell and i want to know if i can take plavix and excedrin together. i just need something to relieve the pain so i can sleep?
I started taking Plavix once a day and I also take Prevacid and on occasion Prilosec. Is there any interactions with these drugs?
Absolutely: There is a well know interaction between plavix and proton pump inhibitors. Plavix is a prodrug(inactive) and is activated in the liver. This process of activation is blocked by proton oump inhibitors. Specifically with nexium and prilosec, also somewhat with other ppis. The only one safe to use is dexilant and possibly protonix. Or change plavix to effient or brilinta under guidance of MD ...Read more
If a patient has an pt of 60.1 and is taking plavix for atrial fibrillation, what orders would you take? Would you discontinue the plavix?
Coagulation defect: With a pt of 60 your risk of bleeding is high. Why you have it is a problem. Plavix is an anti platelet agent but at the risk of bleeding you have i would stop it. Your doctor has to talk to you and find out all the medicine you are taking, evaluate your liver and your coagulation system to find out why you have coagulopathy. ...Read more
What are the safest and non safest ssri's-snri's to use with plavix-aspirin-cozaar-cardizem cd-vytoryn-onglyza?
Enzyme Inhibition.: All of the selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors are metabolized in the liver.The enzyme system involved is called the p450.During metabolism in liver, ssris inhibit different sub- enzymes, for example, 2d6, 3a1, 3a2, 2d5, etc., leading to decrease in metabolism of other medications, causing increase in their serum levels. Zoloft is the safest ; Prozac ; Celexa are the least safe among ssris. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it safe for me to take Garcinia Cambogia I've had triple bypass and braceytherapy for prostate cancer and on Lipitor avapro flomaxtra Nexium plavix?
Ask your doctor.: There is no proven benefit for Hydroxycitric acid (g. cambogia.) for this in any reputable study. There's also no information on safe dosages in people who have liver or kidney problems, pregnant or nursing women, children. Since it doesn't work, why take a chance. If you are still interested in trying it, check with all your doctors and get their okay first. See http://tinyurl.com/lpzb8d6 ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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