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Is there any interactions between Plavix (clopidogrel) 75mg(Clopidogrel) and Loperamide Hydrchloride 2mg?
No: Usually there is not One medicine for diarrhea and taking as needed only if you are taking it for long period of time stop and see a doctor The other is anti platelet giving to patient to keep their blood thin and prevent clotting specially after angioplasty and stint placement meant to be taking for long time o e of the side effect upset stomach and bleeding What kind of reaction you are havin ...Read more
See below: Both are blood thinners that act on different parts of the coagulation (clotting) pathway in our system, warfarin is oral and needs regular blood test to check if it is in a good level, avoid eating vitamin k rich foods like dark greens while on this med. Lovenox (enoxaparin) is injectable, dosing computed thru weight. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Pretty good, but...: They are essentially equivalent in thinning the blood to replace coumadin (warfarin), (warfarin) but they require twice daily dosing. Yes, you don't have to get your blood tested like you do with coumadin (warfarin), (warfarin) but if you have a bad bleed, there is no antidote for either you mentioned, like there is for coumadin (warfarin). So one must weigh the risks vs. The benefits, as we do everyday in medicine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Diltiazem interacts with Ranexa (ranolazine) in the liver and increases its level in the blood stream. Can prolong qt and cause rythm disturbances. Other side effects from renexa likely: constipation, dizziness, headache, nausea., palpitations, dizziness and blurred vision. These are more likely with this combination, but many people on this combination of drugs. Double check with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
HX Nstemi Aug10,distal LAD occlusion,med therapy Crestor20mg,Toprol (metoprolol) XL 100 mg ,Plavix75mg ,Nov13 ,TC100LDL60HDL35TG60 LpPLA244 Lpa50 recommendations?
What's your Question: Looks like your numbers are pretty good with a good drug regimen. See your cardiologist, looks like he is doing a good job! ...Read more
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Strange: I do not think there is any relationship but that is so unusual that it should be evaluated by a doctor. Prominent veins all all over your body could be nothing or may be a sign of trouble such as pulmonary artery hypertension or other things such as liver disease. This must be seen by your doc. ...Read more
If I take Rivaroxaban with alcohol will the anticoagulant effect of both of them be dangerous?thanks
Im on rivaroxaban if I have a vomiting bug a how long does the drug need to be in my system to be effective?
Question unclear: Rivaroxaban is an oral anticoagulant and the first orally active direct factor xa inhibitor. It is well absorbed from the gut and maximum inhibition of factor xa occurs four hours after a dose. The effects lasts 8–12 hours but factor xa activity does not return to normal within 24 hours so once-daily dosing is possible, the maximum effect in the first 4 hours. ...Read more
NOAC's rivaroxaban,is my risk of stroke now less than a person who has never had A Fib while I take this drug?Thank you.
NOAC: This treatment is only to protect you against the development of blood clots in the atria of your heart and thus prevent a stroke caused by atrial clots which could dislodge and travel to various parts of the body. They will not protect you from hemorrhagic stroke or 100% from stroke caused by a blockage in a cerebral artery. A daily aspirin(81 mgs) may offer more protection against the latter. ...Read more
Can I take a few cloves of garlic daily with Rivaroxaban.Hoping it won't thin my blood too much as I understand it's a bloodthinner as well.Thanks?
Garlic has not: been shown to cause anti-coagulation. There are no conclusive scientific studies regarding this . So you can enjoys moderate amounts of the spice. ...Read more
Xarelto and alcohol: although there are no direct interactions between alcohol and Xarelto, it is best to drink as little as possible while on it. Xarelto increases the risk of bleeding, and alcohol can increase risks of bleeding from the digestive tract, in addition to increasing the risk of falling if intoxicated. If you limit yourself to one drink a day, you will probably be fine. Good luck. ...Read more
I am on rivaroxaban for a month but my face and abdomen are bloated but I haven't gained weight...will this bloating go in time. Thanks?
Tell your doc.: Face and abdominal swelling is not listed as a side effect of Xarelto usually. But if you have liver disease xarelto can worsen liver function, and may lead to swelling for that reason. Please call and notify your doc of your swelling right away. If it gets worse, go to the ER. ...Read more
Can you get a tattoo on rivaroxaban? Been on year and half and suffered many injuries yet no more then normal blood loss including surgery
No: Tattoo are a form of self-mutilation. No one should get those, much less a person on a blood thinner. ...Read more
Is there any contraindication about using both l-arginine based creams/gels and xarelto/rivaroxaban (anticoagulant)?
No: As far as i know, there is no known contraindication, and I have searched for it and found none. ...Read more
I am on Rivaroxaban for persistant A Fib.Can I take a 300 mg of Magnesium supplement daily.Will the two drugs make the blood too thin? Thanks
No known interaction: There are no known interactions between Magnesium oxide and rivaroxaban. Therefore, taking magnesium supplement OTC will not increase blood thinner effect of rivaroxaban. However, other OTC items can increase blood thinning effects of rivaroxaban, such as NSAID's (aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen) and especially alcohol usage. You should ask your cardiologist the above question! ...Read more
Before surgery I've had afib, so how many doses of rivaroxaban and clopidogrel for me to drink every day ??
Risk factors: The answer is determined on the patient's risk factors and there are a few, as well as on the type of afib and possibly on the type of surgery. Rivaroxaban is generally given 20 mg once daily with the evening meal and Plavix (clopidogrel) 75 mg once daily along with aspirin. The complexities requires you to discuss this with your doctor or cardiologist. ...Read more
Im on new oral anticoagulant rivaroxaban i feel very fatigued is it safe to take a vit supplement while im on this drug?
Yes but . . .: You need to discuss your concerns w/your prescribing doctor. Rivaroxaban is sold here in the states as xarelto (http://www.Drugs.Com/mtm/rivaroxaban.Html). While it isn't affected by vitamin k (unlike warfarin), it's still a good idea to chat w/your family doc to discuss why you're feeling fatigued. You didn't mention why you're taking this drug. Atrial fibrillation can make you tired. So can blee. ...Read more
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