I was recently put on Plavix and am wondering if there is any evidence at all about Plavix raising cholesterol levels? My cholesterol has always been within a healthy range but recently, and since starting the Plavix, my cholesterol has went from from 180 to 210 and my LDL, which was normal 6 months ago is now high. I eat a diet high in fruits and vegtables, no processed foods at all, no sugar or white flour, whole and sprouted grains and organic meat when possible.
High Blood Pressure, Hypertension, High Cholesterol Answer A
Plavix prevents platelet aggregation and thrombosis. It is used in the prevention of heart attacks and brain strokes. Plavix (clopidogrel) doesnât raise cholesterol levels. You might want to consider using an anti-hyperlipemic drug like simvastatin. You can also decrease your body weight.
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