Doctors Tell Heart Patients on Plavix to Seek Alternatives to Prilosec

Almost everyone recovering from a heart attack, heart or stent surgery is prescribed plavix and prilosec to counter plavix's stomach acid side effects. A prominent study now shows that adding prilosec to plavix increases the risk of a return to hospital by 25%. Prominent Doctors are now saying that although the benefits of plavix are considerable, to maintain them, patients should seek alternative soultions for their stomach acid problems. Such alternatives for heartburn and stomach acid are widely available in the form of digestive enzymes.

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