• carol carol
    June 06, 2009
    plavix vs aspirin
    carol carol
    June 06, 2009

    I have been taking Plavix for 3 yrs following a TIA.  Recently my MD took me off of Plavix and said to take a 325 mg aspirin instead.  I'm concerned that the aspirin isn't powerful enough and also will cause stomach problems.  What do you think?

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  • HERRITY October 09, 2009
    HERRITY
    June 06, 2009

    Is 325 mg of aspirin as effective as Plavix if you have a heart condition

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  • Bruce Stocker June 19, 2009
    Bruce Stocker
    June 06, 2009

    First of all you need to buy enteric coated aspirin so it does not bother your stomach. I take both Plavix and two 81mg of coated aspirin a day and I have no stomach pain. I have also had a stroke besides heart disease and it was due to a blood clot. I was to have sinus surgery but my cardiologist said no because he said I could not be off the blood thinners that long. The sinus surgeon said the aspirin stays in the system longer and thins the blood more. I hope this helps.

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    • HERRITY
      October 09, 2009
      HERRITY
      October 09, 2009

      tHANKS FOR YOUR REPLY. tHE PROBLEM IS THAT EVEN AFTER INSURANCE PLAVIX COSTS $5.00 A TABLET. IS THERE ANY GENERIC FOR PLAVIX??

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    • HERRITY
      October 09, 2009
      HERRITY
      October 09, 2009

      Thanks for the reply. The problem is that even after insurance Plavix costs $5.00 a tablet. Is there a generic for Plavix??

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    • THOMAS
      April 13, 2010
      THOMAS
      April 13, 2010

      YES THERE IS GO TO CANADAPHARMACY.COM GET THEIR PH NUMBER AND ASK FOR GENERIC CLOPIDOGREL AND ALSO ASK FOR THE "SPECIAL" PRICE . YOU CAN GET 100 TABLETS FOR $37.00 US

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    • mindy
      May 24, 2010
      mindy
      May 24, 2010

      I have 180 extra generic Plavix (clopidogrel) made by Sun Pharma called Clopilet. They are sealed in original aluminum blister packs (10 per pack) with expatriation date 06/2011. If anyone is interested please email me.

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    • SAms
      August 10, 2011
      SAms
      August 10, 2011

      The Doctor's insisted my husband could take 81mg of enteric coated asprin

      after having his aortic valve replaced by open heart surgery. He has always

      been allergic to asprin, but they said it would not bother him!!  Less than 3 weeks of taking it, he had terrible pains & almost ended up in the hospital!!

      Do you think he could take plavix???

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