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How should I get rid of cefuroxime side effects. ?

How should I get rid of cefuroxime  side effects. ?

Which effects?: Predominantly gi, with nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. Generally just stop taking the drug. ...Read more

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Plavix (Definition)

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


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What are the side effects of plavix (clopidogrel)?

What are the side effects of plavix (clopidogrel)?

Bleeding, like other: anti-clotting agents. Plavix, clopidogrel, inhibits platelets (cell fragments from megakaryocytes within the bone marrow & are usually the first to initiate the blood to clot) 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. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of plavix (clopidogrel) on your body?

What are the side effects of plavix (clopidogrel) on your body?

Plavix (clopidogrel) side effects: Plavix (clopidogrel) is used in patients with coronary artery disease especially acute coronary syndromes and after stunting. Side effects include GI problems such as nausea and reflux, and can include decreased platelet levels. Often patients will experience easy bruising while taking Plavix (clopidogrel) and aspirin. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: side effects of plavix (clopidogrel)?

What is the definition or description of: side effects of plavix (clopidogrel)?

Anticoagulant...: Plavix (clopidogrel) is a chemical that inhibits part of the cascade of clotting by its activity on platelets like aspirin). It is used after a heart attack often, and particularly when coronary arteries are revascularized (stent/bypass). Main side effect (aside from allergic reaction) is abnormal internal bleeding, from the gut, the kidney, the brain. Warning signs are extremely important to discuss with doc. ...Read more

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What are the side effects associated with Plavix (clopidogrel)?

Clopidogrel: side effects for clopidogrel, read this: http://www.drugs.com/sfx/clopidogrel-side-effects.html ...Read more

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Plavix (clopidogrel) any side effects when you stop medication?

Plavix (clopidogrel) any side effects when you stop medication?

No: Plavix (clopidogrel) is an antiplatelet drug, meaning it affects blood clotting. Upon cessation, blood clotting will revert to pre-Plavix (clopidogrel) status. Of course any Plavix (clopidogrel) associated side-effects will also resolve. ...Read more

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Vein Dr who put Greenville filter in wanted me to take plavix (clopidogrel) now after thrombosis in left calve? Too many side effects! What else can I do thinblood?

Vein Dr who put Greenville filter in wanted me to take plavix (clopidogrel) now after thrombosis in left calve? Too many side effects! What else can I do thinblood?

There are other drug: There are several blood thinners to choose from. Ask your doctor what he/she suggest. Blood can be thinned with heparin(Low molecular weight heparin is best), Warfrin(Coumadin) and Aspirin. The doctor could choose one of them that suits you best. ...Read more

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I had to take Meloxicam for RA along with Xarelto and Plavix (clopidogrel) for APS. Should I worry about the side effects? Increase the risk of bleeding?

I had to take Meloxicam for RA along with Xarelto and Plavix (clopidogrel)  for APS. Should I worry about the side effects? Increase the risk of bleeding?

Should you WORRY Nah: Of course not. "Worry" is NEVER something one SHOULD do under any any circumstance. Being an educated MEDICAL CONSUMER though's a horse of a different color. Talk to the doc bout the NECESSITY of being on 3 meds with bleeding risks. They'e higher compared to not taking any of them. BUT- Risk vs. benefit is what you're always after in this game of Medicine. Wanna chat? www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi ...Read more

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