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plavix was prescribed because of a stroke. after taking plavis for 6 months is it safe to stop for 7 days in order to have an endoscopy and a colonoscopy ?
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replied July 24th, 2012
I wonder if you are also taking aspirin. Doctors vary in how long one should continue Plavix after various cardiovascular insults, and so it is difficult for me to simply answer your question. Assuming you are doing generally well, and assuming that your are also taking aspirin, I would tend to agree that it would be safe for you to discontinue the Plavix for 7 days.
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