when it's appropriate to use aspirin plus clopidogrel (Plavix) for patients with atrial fibrillation

You'll hear debate about when it's appropriate to use aspirin plus clopidogrel (Plavix) for patients with atrial fibrillation.

Currently these patients get either warfarin or aspirin to reduce their risk of stroke.

Warfarin is much more effective than aspirin. But warfarin causes more bleeding...and some patients don't like all the monitoring and dietary and drug restrictions.

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