Hi. I had my first heart attack in 2001. I was put on the blood thinner plavix. I had 5 stints placed at that time. My cardiologist told me that I would be on plavix for the rest of my life. The stints were not drug-treated stints. I have had 3 more stints placed that are drug-treated and I had triple by-pass surgery in 2007. My question is do I still need to take plavix for the rest of my life. My current cardiologist says I do not need to continue but I feel I should take it. thank you for your response.View Thread
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