Don't Switch Most Stent Patients From Clopidogrel to Another Antiplatelet Med

We're getting questions about the efficacy of long-term clopidogrel (Plavix, etc)...due to a new report from FDA.

This started because of a study suggesting that coronary stent patients taking clopidogrel plus aspirin have a higher risk of death.

The good news is that this risk doesn't pan out when data from several trials are combined.

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