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Condition: Blood Clot Prevention Following Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
3/14/2015 11:17:58 AM

Reviewer: Sue, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I dislike the seemingly spontaneous bleeding but can live with it...but have real weakness in my legs...legs often feel like noodles. Can't attribute it to any other changes in habits or meds. Anyone else have these symptoms? Want to get off or lower dosage but Cardiologist seems to insist that 10 mg Effient + 81 mg. aspirin are required. I'm 79 and otherwise in excellent health...wo ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Blood Clot Prevention Following Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
9/18/2014 7:38:36 PM

Reviewer: Clint, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I started using this drug immediately after I had a stint installed in my heart. No side effects.

Condition: Blood Clot Prevention Following Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
7/12/2014 7:06:54 PM

Reviewer: leelee, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
med is working. looking for food interactions. i drink lots of green juice

Condition: Blood Clot Prevention Following Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
5/20/2014 4:15:13 PM

Reviewer: JohnF, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I had 3 stents placed after having a heart attack in May 2013. I am taking 10mg Effient and 81mg aspirin daily. Seems to be working as a stress test has shown that the stents are open and working well. On the down side, I bruise very easily, sometimes for no apparent reason. I also have had several cuts that took quite a while to stop bleeding. Had a 10 hour nosebleed once - just a trickle li ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Blood Clot Prevention Following Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
5/4/2014 10:36:26 PM

Reviewer: Bob, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Seems to be working well. Just wonder if it will cause insomnia

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