Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
134 Doctors are Online

Done angioplasty. Prescribed Ecosprin and Clopilet. Only Clopilet fine?

Sir my Mother underwent Angioplasty on 31st August, 2012 after suffering Heart Attack. The attack was reverted due to timely thrombolysis . SIngle DES was placed in the main artery . She was prescribed Ecosprin once a day a clopilet 75 twice. Now local cardiologist has stopped ecosprin and prescribed clopilet 150 once daily. Please advice.
Asked On : Tue, 2 Oct 2012
Answers:  1 Views:  256
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Medical Procedures
Medical Topics
Cardiologist 's  Response
The combination of both drugs is necessary - unless there is increased risk of bleeding.
At least for the first year, you must continue / preferable onwards too
There is also the question of resistance - and the investigation to find in every case is not cost effective
Each drugs acts by a different mechanism to achieve the same goal
Good luck / Regards
Good day
Answered: Wed, 3 Oct 2012
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor