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Mini-Stroke Treatment - Plavix Dosage
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- Mini-Stroke Treatment
For people who have had a mini-stroke, treatment often involves lifestyle changes (such as losing weight). This eMedTV resource discusses treatment for a mini-stroke, which may also include drugs to help prevent blood clots.
As this eMedTV resource explains, a mini-stroke is a serious medical condition requiring prompt medical care. This Web page takes a look at how long symptoms last, possible warning signs, and why treatment for mini-strokes is so urgent.
- Omega-3 Fatty Acids
Omega-3 fatty acids are important components of the human diet that provide numerous benefits. This eMedTV article describes the benefits of omega-3 supplements, explains how they work, and explores the effectiveness of these products.
- Omega-3 Fatty Acids Dosing
The recommended omega-3 dose varies, depending on the kind of omega-3 fatty acid and why you take it. This eMedTV article provides some general omega-3 fatty acids dosing guidelines, including specific dosing suggestions for ALA, DHA, and EPA.
Plavix is an antiplatelet drug given to people after a heart attack, stroke, or severe chest pain. This eMedTV Web page describes the effects of Plavix and lists some of its potential side effects. Palavik is a common misspelling of Plavix.
Plavix is used to prevent blood clots from forming after a heart attack, stroke, or severe chest pain. This eMedTV segment discusses Plavix uses in more detail and explains how this medication works. Plavek is a common misspelling of Plavix.
Plavix is a medication used to help prevent harmful blood clots from forming. This eMedTV segment explains who may benefit from taking this drug, such as people who have recently had a heart attack or stroke. Plavex is a common misspelling of Plavix.
Your doctor may give you Plavix after a stroke or heart attack to prevent blood clots from forming. This eMedTV page explains what else Plavix is used for and offers general warnings for this medication. Plavic is a common misspelling of Plavix.
Plavix is a drug used to help prevent harmful blood clots from forming. As this eMedTV resource explains, it may be given to people who have had a recent heart attack or stroke. This page discusses Plavix and its uses, dosing, side effects, and more.
- Plavix and Breastfeeding
How safe is Plavix (clopidogrel bisulfate) for breastfeeding women? This eMedTV article talks about taking Plavix while nursing, including the manufacturer's recommendation and what to discuss with your healthcare provider.
- Plavix and Pregnancy
The FDA classifies Plavix (clopidogrel bisulfate) as a pregnancy Category B medication. This eMedTV segment takes a closer look at the safety of using this drug during pregnancy, with information on how Plavix performed in animal studies.
- Plavix Dosage
The standard Plavix dosage is one 75 mg tablet taken once a day. This portion of the eMedTV library discusses other considerations to be aware of when using Plavix, such as taking the medication at the same time each day.