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What causes red blotches on skin?
Question: i have red blotches on my legs & angles & even in the middle of my elbows. Could this be a reaction from Plavix 75 mg? It almost looks like blood to the surface.
Brief Answer: Hello! Thanks for your query. Detailed Answer: Hi, Thanks for your query. Red blotches in your skin may be side effect of plavix because is a class of drug that inhibits platelet aggregation and thus inhibits aspects of blood clotting. The most common side effects are: increased bleeding nose bleeds headaches and bruising. Stop using Plavix and call your doctor at once because this is a serious side effect.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Raju A.T
is it okay to work myself slowly off this medication or just stop all together at once.
Brief Answer: stop using that medication Detailed Answer: You should immediately stop using that medication and contact with your doctor . Take care of your self
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Shanthi.E
My doctor did take me off, but gave me nothing to keep my blood thin, anything that I should be taking for that ?
Brief Answer: Consult with the doctor who prescribed plavix. Detailed Answer: Hello! Thanks for your query. You should consult with the doctor who has prescribed plavix . Once you make a detailed examination by your doctor you may need for another anticoagulant. Take care of your self
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Vaishalee Punj
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