In 2006 I had a cardiac calcium scan which revealed high plaque build ups, despite having no symptoms. Angiogram confirmed plaque and I had 7 stents placed in my arteries. I was put on a regimen of Plavix 75mg with Aspirin 325mg daily. I am also taking Lipitor and Metoprolol daily. After six years of this drug regimen, I cannot seem to find anyone willing to suggest stopping/tapering Plavix. I have not experienced any serious side-effects from these medications. I bruise extremely easily and I am concerned that if I were to fall or have a car accident, I could bleed out. I am a 69 year old male.View Thread
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