Clopact A 150 mg/75 mg Capsule


Overview

Uses of Clopact A Capsule
Clopact A 150 mg/75 mg Capsule 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.
Clopact A Capsule side effects
Common
  • Diarrhoea
  • Stomach pain
  • Indigestion
  • increased bleeding tendency
How to use Clopact A Capsule
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. Clopact A 150 mg/75 mg Capsule is to be taken with food.
Taking it with food helps to avoid stomach upset.
How Clopact A Capsule works
Clopact A 150 mg/75 mg Capsule 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.
Clopact A Capsule related warnings
Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Clopact A 150 mg/75 mg Capsule 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Clopact A 150 mg/75 mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Clopact A 150 mg/75 mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
CAUTION
Clopact A 150 mg/75 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Clopact A 150 mg/75 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Clopact A 150 mg/75 mg Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Clopact A 150 mg/75 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Clopact A 150 mg/75 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Clopact A 150 mg/75 mg Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Clopact A 150 mg/75 mg Capsule 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 Clopact A 150 mg/75 mg Capsule before undergoing any surgical procedure.

FAQs

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Clopact 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 Clopact 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. Clopact 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 Clopact A before surgery or dental procedure?
Clopact A may increase the risk of bleeding during a surgery or dental procedure. Therefore, you maybe asked by your doctor to stop taking Clopact A. You should not stop taking Clopact A on your own.
Q. What are the lifestyle changes to adapt while taking Clopact A?
Making lifestyle changes can boost your health while taking Clopact 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 Clopact A?
Paracetamol is safe to use while taking Clopact A for relieving pain. Avoid the use other pain killers while taking Clopact A, as they may increase the risk of bleeding.
Q. Can the use of Clopact A increase the risk of bleeding?
Yes, Clopact 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 Clopact A?
Take Clopact 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 Clopact A?
Clopact A can interact with several medicines. Talk to your doctor and inform him about using Clopact A before taking any prescription or non prescription medicine.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 1st Dec 2017.
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