Condition Center: Plavix

Statins Didn't Alter the Mind

There has been some uncertainty about statins potentially causing mental confusion and impairment. Researchers have looked at the relationship again....

Aspirin for the Heart: Go Uncoated

Taking low-dose aspirin daily has been touted for years to lower the risk of heart attack and stroke. Some people show resistance to this therapy ...

Generic Plavix on the Way

U.S. Food and Drug Administration officials today approved generic versions of blockbuster blood thinner Plavix ( clopidogrel bisulfate).

Your Heart Loves Aspirin

Following a heart attack, most patients can expect to take a blood thinner and aspirin to reduce their future cardiovascular risk. Recent findings...

Aspirin Effective for PAD Patients

Patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD) appear to be able to improve their ability to walk without pain for longer periods when taking aspir...

Aspirin and Plavix Don't Mix

Taking both clopidogrel ( Plavix ) and aspirin together does not appear to cut the risk of recurrent deep brain strokes. Research suggests it also...

Plavix Allergy May be so Passe'

Allergic reactions to Plavix can lead many people to stop taking it and miss out on valuable treatment. Luckily, it looks like the allergic reacti...

Tearing the Scab off Bleeding Myths

Bleeding during surgery is always a concern, particularly with operations involving the digestive tract. A new study shows these concerns may not ...