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What does GIB stand for?

GIB stands for Gastrointestinal Bleeding

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Aspirin combined with the antiplatelet drug clopidogrel is no better than aspirin alone for stroke prevention in people with a history of lacunar strokes, and the combination carries a greater risk of gastrointestinal bleeding, according to results of a trial funded by the National Institutes of Health.
During 6 years, 6,907 first episodes of major bleeding requiring hospitalization were registered, of which there were 4,487 episodes of gastrointestinal bleeding and 2,464 episodes of intracranial hemorrhage.
Adding a proton pump inhibitor to dual-antiplatelet therapy significantly reduced the risk of gastrointestinal bleeding without raising the risk of cardiovascular events, according to randomized, controlled trial findings.
Patients and health care providers should consider risk factors such as age, gender, diabetes, blood pressure, cholesterol levels, smoking and risk of gastrointestinal bleeding before deciding whether to use aspirin to prevent heart attacks or strokes, according to new recommendations from the U.