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Postby zhenya223 » Tue Nov 02, 2010 1:55 pm

Does anyone know?

How long should Plavix be taken post liberation procedure? It has been 6 months for me and i am still taking Plavix and baby aspirin.

This was after my 2nd liberation and i now have a stent in my right jugular. The doctor who did it tells me that i should take it indefinitely but i am not sure.

Please enlighten us to your views on the matter.
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Postby esta » Tue Nov 02, 2010 2:50 pm

i have the same as you, and i was told a year on plavix and baby aspirin then aspirin forever. i had both proceduires in katowice, poland
PPMS. Liberated Katowice, Poland
06/05/10 angioplasty RJV-re-stenodsed
26/08/10 stent RJV
28/12/10 follow-up ultrasound intimal hyperplasia
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Postby Gordon » Wed Nov 03, 2010 7:06 am

There are 24 hours in a day, I try and break my Plavix into halfs. One half in the morning and one half at night. Aspirn too.

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Not a question for a chatroom

Postby MarkW » Wed Nov 03, 2010 11:15 am

Please discuss this with your surgeon and medical doctor and do not discuss it on this chatroom. Basic questions like medical/family history, clotting time pre procedure, type of procedure, current clotting time need to be considered. There is no 'one size fits all' for post procedure medication, so any discussion could mislead.

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Mark Walker - Oxfordshire, England. Retired Pharmacist. 16 years of study about MS.
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Postby Cece » Wed Nov 03, 2010 11:37 am

Among the research that the docs need to do is determine which anticoagulant or antiplatelet to use and for what duration. Right now, what's best is not known, the doctors make their own determination.
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