Aggrenox or Plavix instead of aspirin to prevent stroke

Reps are promoting Aggrenox or Plavix instead of aspirin to prevent stroke...in patients who have already had a stroke or TIA.

For years people have used aspirin to prevent recurrent stroke because it's inexpensive, easy to take, and well-tolerated.

Now recent guidelines suggest that people get fewer recurrent strokes by taking Aggrenox or Plavix instead of aspirin.

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