No, you should not drink alcohol when taking the medication Plavix (also known as clopidogrel bisulfate). Alcohol can increase your risk of bleeding, especially in your stomach or intestines, and can make the potential side effects of Plavix worse (bruising, bleeding that won't stop). Plavix helps prevent unwanted blood clots that can lead to strokes and heart attacks. Plavix can make it easier for you to bleed.
- Q Is there a generic version of Plavix?
- Q Does Pantoprazole have any interaction with Plavix?
- Q Is edema a side effect of Plavix?
- Q How soon after taking Plavix will my symptoms improve?
- Q When should I take fiber supplements if I take Plavix or Crestor?
- Q Who should not take Plavix?