American Stroke Association Release: Clopidogrel With Aspirin Doesn't Prevent More Small Strokes, May Increase Risk of Bleeding, Death

NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 3, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The anti-blood clot regimen that adds the drug clopidogrel (Plavix) to aspirin treatment is unlikely to prevent recurrent strokes and may increase the risk of bleeding and death in patients with subcortical stroke according to late-breaking research presented at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2012.

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