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I am currently taking 75msg plavex and 2mgs of prednisone

I am currently taking 75msg plavex and 2mgs of prednisone daily. I have been treated for about three years with prednisone the chief medication for arteritis brought on by shingles which erupted one week after a hip replacement. After the ateritis was successfully treated the prednisone was terminated about six months ago. This was followed by a tia in July and plavex was prescribed. Now blood tests show inflammation (2.6) and thus prednisone for the time being.
Sat, 6 Oct 2018
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