TITLE

Adding aspirin to clopidogrel increased bleeding without reducing recurrent ischemic vascular events in high-risk patients

PUB. DATE
November 2004
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Nov/Dec2004, Vol. 141 Issue 3, p68
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article addresses the question whether in high-risk patients who have had a transient ischemic attack (TIA) or recent ischemic stroke, aspirin plus clopidogrel is more effective than clopidogrel alone for reducing recurrent ischemic. vascular events. The article concludes that In high-risk patients who have had a transient ischemic attack or recent ischemic stroke, aspirin plus clopidogrel did not differ from clopidogrel alone for reducing recurrent ischemic vascular events and increased the risk for bleeding complications.
ACCESSION #
15303586

 

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