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I am on plavix, asa 81 mg, micardis 80/25, synthroid, isoptin

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I am on plavix, asa 81 mg, micardis 80/25, synthroid, isoptin SR

I have had 5 cardiac bypasses, and 1 stent.

Symbicort 2 puffs bid

is it safe to use all of these to-gether?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  911DOC replied 1 year ago.

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Off the cuff, yes, these are safe together

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but let me run a check for you

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is your question specifically about the symbicort being added to the other medicaitons?

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Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 1 year ago.
Hello from JA
In fact according to the lexicom pharmaceutical data base and also other sources [medscape multi drug checker, etc] calcium channel blockers [isoptin for example] can lower the effective concentration and effectiveness of plavix...which you do not want to do. The warning is to monitor closely as it is a significant interaction. I have also double checked with a hospital pharmicist on this.

So talk with your doctor about this.

I am a double board certified doctor in internal medicine and integrative medicine, and I will be glad to help you with your medical questions.
Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 1 year ago.
Hello
Please view the alternative answer above.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

they would llike to add pantaloc because of bleed, wich was not spontaneous, but was scraped by scope.


 


Have had stomach ache since bleed, and now he wants to re scope, am


 


apprehensive about this.

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