Carpigrel A 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.
Carpigrel A Tablet side effects
Side Effects of Carpigrel A are Diarrhoea, Stomach pain, Indigestion, increased bleeding tendency.
How to use Carpigrel A 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. Carpigrel A Tablet is to be taken with food. Taking it with food helps to avoid stomach upset.
Carpigrel A 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.
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Expert advice for Carpigrel A Tablet
You have been prescribed Carpigrel A 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 Carpigrel A Tablet before undergoing any surgical procedure.
Carpigrel A Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Carpigrel A Tablet
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Carpigrel A 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.
Carpigrel A Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Carpigrel A Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Carpigrel A Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Carpigrel A Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of Carpigrel A Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Carpigrel A Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Carpigrel A Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of Carpigrel A Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
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Frequently asked questions about Carpigrel A Tablet
Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Carpigrel A?
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 Carpigrel A 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. Carpigrel A 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 Carpigrel A before surgery or dental procedure?
Carpigrel A may increase the risk of bleeding during a surgery or dental procedure. Therefore, you maybe asked by your doctor to stop taking Carpigrel A. You should not stop taking Carpigrel A on your own.
Q. What are the lifestyle changes to adapt while taking Carpigrel A?
Making lifestyle changes can boost your health while taking Carpigrel A. 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 Carpigrel A?
Paracetamol is safe to use while taking Carpigrel A for relieving pain. Avoid the use other pain killers while taking Carpigrel A, as they may increase the risk of bleeding.
Q. Can the use of Carpigrel A increase the risk of bleeding?
Yes, Carpigrel A 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 Carpigrel A?
Take Carpigrel A 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 Carpigrel A?
Carpigrel A can interact with several medicines. Talk to your doctor and inform him about using Carpigrel A before taking any prescription or non prescription medicine.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 13th Sep 2018.