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Medication after Stent placement - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
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User :   i have a LAD heart stent. Can I take phentermine 30mg for 2 weeks
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   yes you can take the requested medication
Doctor :   there are no side effects of this mdication in cardiac patients undergone stent placement
User :   i had the heart attack 5 months ago , on plavix imdur, ecotrin and atenolol
Doctor :   ok,
Doctor :   that is fine, no isssues with that too
User :   oh also just sared embrel for AS
Doctor :   eternacept, (embrel) is also ok to be taken
User :   great last question, noticed I feel blating and stomach pressure also have swellng can that be caused from any of those medications? I also take dexilant
User :   "bloating"
Doctor :   no bloating in your case is as a result of excess gas production in the stomach
Doctor :   you might take activated charcoal
User :   how long do you feel you have to stay on plavix ater the stent
Doctor :   500mg thrice daily
Doctor :   this will relieve the bloating sensation
Doctor :   minimum 6 months
User :   what is your speciality out of curiosity
Doctor :   but usually doctors like the patients to be on plavix, for a year
Doctor :   Internal Medicine
User :   ok thank you.
Doctor :   You are most welcome
Doctor :   take care and bye for now
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