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  • Plavix Drug Interactions
    As this eMedTV article explains, Plavix can possibly interact with several different types of medications (such as warfarin and NSAIDs), and some interactions may be dangerous. This page offers an in-depth look at possible Plavix drug interactions.
  • Plavix Medication Information
    Plavix is a prescription drug used to prevent harmful blood clots in certain groups of people. This eMedTV article offers more information on Plavix, listing possible side effects and providing a link to more details on the medication.
  • Plavix Overdose
    This eMedTV page explains that vomiting, decreased movement, and internal bleeding are some of the symptoms of an overdose with Plavix (clopidogrel bisulfate). This article looks at other symptoms that may occur and lists some of the treatment options.
  • Plavix Precautions and Warnings
    This eMedTV article discusses warnings and precautions associated with taking Plavix. Before taking Plavix, precautions and warnings to be aware of include not taking the drug if you are experiencing any active bleeding (such as a stomach ulcer).
  • Plavix Side Effects
    For people taking Plavix, side effects may include such things as major bleeding and flu-like symptoms. This eMedTV article discusses some common side effects associated with this drug (such as headaches) as well as some that rarely occur.
  • Plavix Uses
    Plavix uses include using the medication to help prevent blood clots in people who have had heart attacks. This eMedTV Web page looks at other uses of Plavix, such as helping to relieve pain in people with peripheral artery disease.
  • Prasugrel
    A prescription drug, prasugrel helps prevent blood clots, strokes, and heart attacks after an angioplasty. This eMedTV Web page takes an in-depth look at this medication, including details on how it works, possible side effects, and dosing guidelines.
  • Prasugrel Dosage
    Your first prasugrel dose will be higher than those following it. This eMedTV segment discusses the dosing guidelines for this medication, listing helpful tips on taking it and explaining how your doctor will determine the amount to prescribe.
  • Prasugrel Drug Information
    This eMedTV article provides drug information on prasugrel, a medication used to prevent problems such as heart attacks and strokes in people who have had an angioplasty. This Web page also includes a link to more detailed information.
  • Precautions and Warnings With Prasugrel
    Prasugrel should not be given to people who are likely to need heart bypass surgery. This portion of the eMedTV Web site lists other warnings and precautions to be aware of with prasugrel, including a list of other people who should avoid the drug.
  • Recurrent Stroke
    Twenty-five percent of stroke survivors will have a recurrent stroke within five years. This portion of the eMedTV Web site discusses the risk of experiencing recurrent strokes, which usually decreases over time.
  • Safety of Glycine
    This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at possible glycine safety concerns, such as who may not be able to safely use glycine supplements. This page also provides a list of what to tell your healthcare provider prior to taking the supplements.
  • Safety of Omega-3 Fatty Acids
    Omega-3 fatty acids can increase the risk of colon cancer in people with familial adenomatous polyposis. This eMedTV Web page discusses safety precautions with omega-3 fatty acids in people with conditions like diabetes and bleeding disorders.
  • Side Effects of Omega-3 Fatty Acids
    Serious side effects of omega-3 fatty acids include signs of bleeding or high blood sugar. But, as this eMedTV page explains, most side effects are merely bothersome and not serious. This article also lists some of the common omega-3 side effects.
  • Side Effects of Prasugrel
    As this part of the eMedTV site explains, people taking prasugrel may develop side effects ranging from headache to high cholesterol to unusual bruising. This article provides a detailed list of possible side effects and explains what to do if they occur.
  • Signs of a Stroke
    Dizziness, confusion, and severe headache are possible signs of a stroke -- and they can occur suddenly. This eMedTV Web page describes these and other signs, and stresses the importance of seeking medical attention immediately when they appear.
  • Signs of Strock
    Sudden loss of balance, confusion, and severe headache are all possible signs of a stroke. This eMedTV segment lists common symptoms, such as dizziness and difficulty seeing. Signs of strock is a common misspelling of signs of a stroke.
  • Strock
    As this eMedTV page explains, a stroke is an episode in which blood supply to the brain is interrupted or a blood vessel in the brain bursts. This article discusses strokes and their symptoms and treatment. Strock is a common misspelling of stroke.
  • Strok
    A stroke occurs when the blood supply to the brain is interrupted or a blood vessel in the brain bursts. This eMedTV Web page offers an overview of strokes, including information about their symptoms. Strok is a common misspelling of stroke.
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