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Aclizac 75mg Tablet

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Overview

Introduction

Aclizac 75mg Tablet belongs to a group of medicines called antiplatelet medicines or blood thinners. It helps your blood flow more easily and prevents formation of harmful blood clots, thus preventing heart attack and stroke.

Aclizac 75mg Tablet reduces the risk of having another heart attack, stroke, peripheral vascular disease or blood clots in stents, especially in a patient who has already undergone angioplasty due to severe chest pain or heart attack. It can be used alone or in combination with other medicines. It may be taken with or without food and should be taken at the same time each day. It is important to keep taking this medicine even if you feel well. If you stop taking this medicine, it may increase your chance of having a heart attack or stroke.

The most common side effect is bleeding. You may have nosebleeds, heavier periods or bruising. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about bleeding. Other potential side effects include headache, feeling dizzy, diarrhea or constipation, feeling sick and difficulty breathing or shortness of breath.

This medicine is not suitable for some people. Do not use it if you are bleeding, you have had a stroke caused by bleeding in the brain, you have severe liver disease, or if you are taking certain medicines. It is best avoided if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. This medicine may need to be stopped temporarily before a planned surgery or dental treatment.

Side effects of Aclizac Tablet

Common
  • Bleeding

How to use Aclizac Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Aclizac 75mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Aclizac Tablet works

Aclizac 75mg Tablet is an antiplatelet medication. It works by preventing the platelets from sticking together, thereby decreasing the formation of harmful blood clots. This lowers the chance of heart attack or stroke.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Aclizac 75mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Aclizac 75mg Tablet is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Aclizac 75mg Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Aclizac 75mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Aclizac 75mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Aclizac 75mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Aclizac Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Aclizac 75mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick Tips

  • For best results, take it at the same time every day.
  • Aclizac 75mg Tablet increases your risk of bleeding. Be careful while shaving, cutting fingernails or toenails or using sharp objects.
  • Do not discontinue using the medicine without consulting your doctor as this may increase your chances of having another heart attack or stroke.
  • If you are scheduled to undergo a surgery or dental treatment, you may be asked to stop taking Aclizac 75mg Tablet temporarily.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Aclizac with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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FAQs

Q. Is Aclizac a blood thinner?

Yes, Aclizac is an antiplatelet medicine which is also known as a blood thinner. It makes your blood flow more easily through your veins and prevents clotting of blood.

Q. When should you take Aclizac?

You should take Aclizac exactly as prescribed by the doctor. You can take it at anytime of the day and preferably at the same time of each day for best results. It can be taken with or without food.

Q. Does Aclizac affect blood pressure?

Yes, Aclizac may cause a decrease in blood pressure, but rarely. It does not affect everyone. Inform your doctor if you experience a decrease in blood pressure.

Q. Who should not take Aclizac?

Aclizac is not recommended for people who are allergic to it, have severe liver disease, have stomach ulcers, bleeding in the brain, or have a bleeding disorder known as hemophilia. Additionally, avoid taking Aclizac if you are trying to get pregnant, already pregnant, or breastfeeding.

Q. Can I take omeprazole along with Aclizac?

Omeprazole (proton pump inhibitor [PPI]) may interfere with the working of Aclizac and reduce the effect of Aclizac. If in case, you need to take a PPI, consider taking lansoprazole.

Q. What are the side effects of taking Aclizac?

The most common side effect of Aclizac is bleeding which can be in stomach or intestine, in urine, or from nose. Other common side effects include diarrhea, abdominal pain, indigestion or heartburn. Whereas, the uncommon side effects include headache, stomach ulcer, vomiting, nausea, constipation, excessive gas in stomach or intestines, rashes, itching, dizziness, sensation of tingling and numbness.

Q. What will happen if I stop taking Aclizac?

If you stop taking Aclizac then within 5 days your blood may start clotting as previously. This may lead you to be at risk of stroke and heart attack.

Q. How long does it take Aclizac to start working? How long do I need to take it?

Clopiogrel starts working within 2 hours of taking it. Continue taking it as long as your doctor has advised you. You may have to take it for a few weeks or months, or you may have to take it for the rest of your life.

Q. What is Aclizac used for?

Aclizac prevents formation of blood clots in hardened blood vessels. This is done by preventing the clogging of platelets. These clots if formed can lead to heart attack, stroke, and even death.

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