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Blood Thinners 2 months 3 weeks ago #73024

  • Carducci7292
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I have to undergo a cardiac catherization including an angioplasty and installation of a stent. As part of the follow up, my Cardiologist is saying I will have to take a blood thinner for 9 or more months until they can be sure the stent is staying in place correctly. 
Has anyone undergone a stent procedure and/or use of blood thinners as a flow up? If so, would you be willing to share your experiences including what adjustments you made to your ITP treatments? I am currently receiving a weekly injection of NPlate at a dosage of 1 mcg/kg.
Thank you in advance for any information you can provide.

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Blood Thinners 2 months 3 weeks ago #73025

  • MelA
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The blood thinner I was on after each knee replacement surgery to prevent clots was baby aspirin - can't recall if my friend was put on baby aspirin after stents were installed.   The baby aspirin increased my platelet count. 
"Instead of wasting your time worrying about symptoms, just get it checked out" -Nieca Goldberg, MD

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