The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics
PPI Interactions with Clopidogrel Revisted
February 23, 2009 (Issue: 1306)Current guidelines recommend use of a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) to decrease the risk of gastrointestinal bleeding in patients taking clopidogrel (Plavix) with aspirin. A recent issue of The Medical Letter considered whether omeprazole (Prilosec,...more
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