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I have had a stroke caused by a bleed on the brain. I have

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I have had a stroke caused by a bleed on the brain. I have been prescribed clopidogrel. Just I be taking them?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Gehring replied 2 years ago.
Good morning,
What did you get the clopidogrel for? For your heart?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

No. I was prescribed it by the stroke consultant.

Expert:  Dr. Gehring replied 2 years ago.
Thank you for your answer. I presume there was a misunderstanding: Either it was no bleeding that caused the stroke but a blood clot; then clopidogrel would be a good prevention medicine, since it dilutes the blood.
Or your stroke consultant was mistaken and prescribed clopidogrel in error. My advice is to ask him again, if and why he really wants you to take Clopidogrel.
I wish you all the best!
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Expert:  Dr. Gehring replied 2 years ago.
Did you get the chance to talk to your doctor?