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Stopping Plavix after 1-1/2 years after Xience DES, safe ?
cvcman posted:
Ok my cardio told me Friday it is ok for me to stop Plavix. I have 1 stent in my LAD 4mm Xience des. I am a 53 yr old male and I run/bike everyday and I am 5'(" tall and weigh 142 pounds. My LDL is 110, HDL 70 Trigs. 48
BP is 110/60 resting hr is about 54
He said still take an aspirin everyday. I will be honest im a little scared that my stent will plg or something. I drink a glass or red wine everynight and eat alot of salmon,chicken salads, sushi...
No sugar to speak of, nuts for snacks...
The aspirin is 325mg coated...Is there any NEW or recent studies or what are you cardio drs seeing ??
Also he didnt say i had to taper off it either. I do bruise and bleed like crazy on it so....
cvcman responded:
it should read 5'9" tall

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