I am getting plavix and the nurse said when I get it to take 8 tablets together. Is this ok?

Thats what I did and after surgery it was down to 1 a day with 324mg of asprin......In June they told me to stop in July I had a stroke and they put me back pluse cholorlestral meds

only have to take 1 a day . that dont sound right , check into that further......