C Grel Plus 150 mg/75 mg Tablet is used for heart attack prevention. It decreases the chances of having another heart attack or stroke from a disease related to your heart or blood vessels.
C Grel Plus Tablet side effects
Side Effects of C Grel Plus are Diarrhoea, Stomach pain, Indigestion, increased bleeding tendency.
How to use C Grel Plus 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. C Grel Plus 150 mg/75 mg Tablet is to be taken with food. Taking it with food helps to avoid stomach upset.
C Grel Plus 150 mg/75 mg Tablet is a combination of two antiplatelet medicines: Aspirin and Clopidogrel which prevent heart attack. They work by preventing the platelets from sticking together and decrease the formation of harmful blood clots.
In Depth Information on C Grel Plus Tablet
Expert advice for C Grel Plus Tablet
You have been prescribed C Grel Plus 150 mg/75 mg Tablet to lower your risk of heart attack and stroke.
Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
It increases your risk of bleeding. Be careful while shaving, cutting fingernails or toenails, or using sharp objects.
Let your doctor know you are taking C Grel Plus 150 mg/75 mg Tablet before undergoing any surgical procedure.
C Grel Plus Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for C Grel Plus Tablet
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
C Grel Plus 150 mg/75 mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy. There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
C Grel Plus 150 mg/75 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
C Grel Plus 150 mg/75 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
C Grel Plus 150 mg/75 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of C Grel Plus 150 mg/75 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of C Grel Plus 150 mg/75 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
C Grel Plus 150 mg/75 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of C Grel Plus 150 mg/75 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of C Grel Plus 150 mg/75 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
Frequently asked questions about C Grel Plus Tablet
Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of C Grel Plus?
Keep this medicine in the container or pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it at as mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose off the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children, and other people.
Q. How is C Grel Plus helpful in preventing heart attack?
Platelets are blood cell that helps in blood clotting. Abnormal blood clotting in the blood vessels can cause heart attack. C Grel Plus belongs to a group of medicine known as anti-platelets. This medicine works by blocking platelets and formation of blood clot. Thereby, preventing heart attack.
Q. Will I need to stop C Grel Plus before surgery or dental procedure?
C Grel Plus may increase the risk of bleeding during a surgery or dental procedure. Therefore, you maybe asked by your doctor to stop taking C Grel Plus. You should not stop taking C Grel Plus on your own.
Q. What are the lifestyle changes to adapt while taking C Grel Plus?
Making lifestyle changes can boost your health while taking C Grel Plus. Stop smoking, as it lowers your risk of having heart attack and stroke. If you are overweight or obese: try to lose weight. You should maintain a healthy diet by including fruits and vegetable in your meals. Regular exercise can make you heart strong and decrease your risk of heart attack.
Q. Which pain killer is safe while taking C Grel Plus?
Paracetamol is safe to use while taking C Grel Plus for relieving pain. Avoid the use other pain killers while taking C Grel Plus, as they may increase the risk of bleeding.
Q. Can the use of C Grel Plus increase the risk of bleeding?
Yes, C Grel Plus increases the risk of bleeding. Always be careful while doing activities that may cause an injury or bleeding. Tell your doctor immediately if you notice any abnormal bruising or bleeding.
Q. How to manage indigestion associated with C Grel Plus?
Take C Grel Plus with or after food to avoid indigestion. Talk to your doctor, if you have persistent indigestion problem.
Q. What medicines should I avoid while taking C Grel Plus?
C Grel Plus can interact with several medicines. Talk to your doctor and inform him about using C Grel Plus before taking any prescription or non prescription medicine.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Sep 2018.