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Gerd and taking plavix (clopidogrel) what helps?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Paul Grin
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Dr. Peter Will
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Side effect

It is better not to take some other medication to counteract side effects of another. Gerd and GI upsets can be a side effect of clopidogrel.
It depends how long you have been taking it. If you have been taking it for a long time and this problem is new then it may not be the clopidogrel.

In brief: Side effect

It is better not to take some other medication to counteract side effects of another. Gerd and GI upsets can be a side effect of clopidogrel.
It depends how long you have been taking it. If you have been taking it for a long time and this problem is new then it may not be the clopidogrel.
Dr. Peter Will
Dr. Peter Will
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