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I have been taken off my plavix to have dental work done on…

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I have been taken off my plavix to have dental work done on Thursday. This is the second time being taken off the medication within the last four weeks. I

Doctor's Assistant: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?

I am off the medication for five days. Anyway I have been having chest pains and indigestion. Should immediately get back on my plavix ?

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

I had a stint inserted in my left artery a year ago. I'm take medications for: high blood pressure, thyroid and some supplements.

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Yes, you should be back on the Plavix immediately.

Also an EKG would be advised for the chest pain.

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