Antiplatelet + NSAID Combinations Drug Class Overview, Drugs, Uses, Side Effects, and Interactions

Antiplatelet + NSAID combinations are used to treat blood clots to reduce the risk of stroke. They are prescribed to patients who have already experienced a stroke or mini-stroke. An antiplatelet + NSAID combination is only prescribed when another stroke is highly likely. There is currently one drug that is an antiplatelet and NSAID combination, Aggrenox.

Antiplatelet + NSAID Combinations Drugs

The following drug is classified as an antiplatelet + NSAID combination.

  • Aggrenox

Antiplatelet + NSAID Combinations Uses

Antiplatelet + NSAID combinations are prescribed to treat blood clots and the risk of stroke.

  • Blood clots
  • Stroke

Antiplatelet + NSAID Combinations Side Effects

Side effects of antiplatelet + NSAID combinations are serious. If you experience any side effects you should contact your doctor immediately.

Side effects include:

  • Stomach or abdominal pain
  • Vomiting
  • Bloody stools
  • Bloody nose or mucus
  • Loss of ability to move, including speech
  • Memory loss

Antiplatelet + NSAID Combinations Interactions

Like any other drug, an antiplatelet + NSAID combination may interact with other drugs. You should consult your doctor before starting any new medication, including over the counter drugs. Below is a list of drugs that may interact with antiplatelet + NSAID combinations. Note that this list is not complete.