Expect Some Stent Patients to Use Two Antiplatelet Meds Less Than 12 Months

You'll see a more individualized approach for how long to use aspirin PLUS another antiplatelet after a coronary stent.

Most patients get dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) for 12 months after a stent...usually with aspirin 81 mg plus clopidogrel.

The new trend will be shorter courses of dual therapy for patients at low CV risk...and longer courses for those at higher risk.

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