how to handle interactions with clopidogrel (Plavix, etc) and "PPI" stomach acid reducers (omeprazole, etc)

You'll see more focus on how to handle interactions with clopidogrel (Plavix, etc) and "PPI" stomach acid reducers (omeprazole, etc).

Some PPIs may decrease the blood thinning effects of clopidogrel.

Now we're finding out that this may not be as significant as originally thought...and that PPIs DON'T seem to increase the risk of heart attacks and strokes in patients also taking clopidogrel.

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