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Does the drug clopidogrel, blood thinner have side effect of making the brain hemmorhage if you take it for a long time?
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Dr. E. rawson Griffin iii
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In brief: Yes
Clopidogrel and any blood thinner always caries a risk of any kind of hemmorhage but generally the risk is low and less than the risk of a problem that the clopidogrel is trying to prevent.
However in my career I have seen 2 or 3 cases of bone marrow failure in patients who have taken clopidogrel for a long period of time.

In brief: Yes
Clopidogrel and any blood thinner always caries a risk of any kind of hemmorhage but generally the risk is low and less than the risk of a problem that the clopidogrel is trying to prevent.
However in my career I have seen 2 or 3 cases of bone marrow failure in patients who have taken clopidogrel for a long period of time.
Dr. E. rawson Griffin iii
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