Which is better for strokes==plavix or aggrenox?

Both good. Plavix (clopidogrel) needed if you have carotid stent. Your doctor will help you choose.
Plavix (clopidogrel) Plavix (clopidogrel) has solid data. Aggrenox has 0ne study with many flaws. Pts with strokes also tend to have cardiovascular and peripheral disease. Plaxix reduces mortality in these pts and Aggrenox doesnt. Plavix (clopidogrel) is now generic and Aggrenox is expensive.

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Which is better for strokes: plavix (clopidogrel) or aggrenox?

Depends. Studies have been done comparing the two. Aggrenox seems superior in preventing recurrent stroke or tia's, but Plavix (clopidogrel) has more research on heart disease and periph vasc problems. Plavix (clopidogrel) is generic now and cheaper, but doesn't work well in pts with certain genetics, and interacts adversely with some ulcer drugs. Aggrenox has aspirin, which may be a problem with some. Read more...