Heartburn drugs don't mix well with Plavix


Last Updated on July 31st, 2017

Two popular heartburn medications can interfere with the blood thinner Plavix, a drugtaken by millions to reduce risks of heart attack and stroke.

The Food and Drug Administration said the stomach-soothing Prilosec and Nexium cut in half the blood-thinning effect of Plavix, or clopidogrel.