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I had a double stent put in after a heart attack 7/17. Do I
I had a double stent put in after a heart attack 7/17. Do I have to be in plavix the rest of my life or can I discontinue now that it has been almost two years … read more
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I'm 72, have had a heart attack with stent, ok now normal blood pressure,, take Plavix and blood pressure, I have copd and chornic bronchitis but use inhalers twice daily to control, I also have pulmo… read more
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I really need knee surgery. Had 4 stents 6 months ago. I take Plavix. My cardiologist won't permit for 6 more months. I'm 68, in a lot of pain and willing to take the risk. How do I get his OK? … read more
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My husband had quadruple bypass surgery this past September,
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My husband Bill, is 58 yrs old. He had a heart attack in
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I HAD A MINOR HEART ATTACK IN APRIL 2013 WITH NO HEART
I HAD A MINOR HEART ATTACK IN APRIL 2013 WITH NO HEART DAMAGE...ANGIOPLASTY WITH 2 DRUG ELUTING STENTS WERE INSERTED AS BLOCKAGE WAS 70% AND 90%....HAVE BEEN ON PLAVIX EVER SINCE ALONG WITH LIPITOR. I… read more
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My question relates to calcium score and heart Cath. My
My question relates to calcium score and heart Cath. My cardiologist has scheduled me for a heart Cath based on various factors. Based on the factors below, do you think that was too aggressive a move… read more
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Due to medical plan change used new cardiologist a year ago.
Due to medical plan change used new cardiologist a year ago. When I asked after about 6 months ago if I could go off plavix, ( I had been on it for 6 years after coronary artery stent placement) he te… read more
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I'm 44, male, not overweight, in good shape, I have never
Hi. I'm 44, male, not overweight, in good shape, I have never smoked, I don't drink alcohol. I had a heart attack in mid October (stmi). To make a long story short, they put a stent in but later that … read more
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I'm 44, male, not overweight, in good shape, I have never
Hi. I'm 44, male, not overweight, in good shape, I have never smoked, I don't drink alcohol. I had a heart attack in mid October (stmi). To make a long story short, they put a stent in but later that … read more
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Is it ok to stool plavix she's been on plavix for over a
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I am 46 year old female with vascular disease in my heart,
I am 46 year old female with vascular disease in my heart, legs and carotid arteries. I am on aldactone, zocor, aspirin, plavix and norvasc. Had a medicated stent put in LAD 2 months ago (also about 5… read more
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I am 34 years old. Had 2 heart attacks, died & brought back
I am 34 years old. Had 2 heart attacks, died & brought back twice, one stroke, bleeding hemorroids and ulcer from Plavix. Half the heart is dead pumping with one artery which has 4 stents. Am I a cand… read more
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48 yr old man. diagnosed w/a-fib Feb. 2000. Dec. 2000 first
48 yr old man. diagnosed w/a-fib Feb. 2000. Dec. 2000 first heart attack - angioplasty/stents. Annual cardiology appointments. High blood pressure, high cholesterol, a-fib every yr. Meds included stat… read more
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Female 62, Heart attack 2 yrs ago. Anginia on going issue. 2 stents still clear. Small arteries still blocked but told should not cause issues. 120 mg imdur daily. anginia better but still issue. Swim… read more
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