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After 1 year on plavix (clopidogrel) and aspirin for 2 stents for LAD will a patient usuaaly discontinue the plavix (clopidogrel).(diabetic also)?

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Dr. Payam Mehranpour
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Yes

Most would recommend 12 months of Aspirin and clopidogrel after coronary stent, followed by Aspirin indefinitely.
In some patients shorter or longer duration of treatment with both may be recommended.

In brief: Yes

Most would recommend 12 months of Aspirin and clopidogrel after coronary stent, followed by Aspirin indefinitely.
In some patients shorter or longer duration of treatment with both may be recommended.
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