Medicine Overview of Clopidogrel Tablet
Uses of Clopidogrel Tablet
Clopidogrel 75mg Tablet is used in the treatment of heart attack and Unstable Angina.
Side effects of Clopidogrel Tablet
Diarrhoea, Abdominal pain, Dyspepsia, Bleeding.
How to use Clopidogrel 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Clopidogrel 75mg Tablet at a fixed time.
How Clopidogrel Tablet works
Clopidogrel 75mg tablet is an antiplatelet medication. It works by preventing platelets from sticking together which decreases the formation of harmful blood clots. This lower the chance of heart attack or stroke.
In Depth Information on Clopidogrel Tablet
Expert advice for Clopidogrel Tablet
- Clopidogrel can be taken with or without food.
- If you are going to have surgery or dental work, you may be asked to stop taking Clopidogrel temporarily.
- Common side effect is bleeding. Inform your doctor if get blood in the urine, black stools, bruising easily, nosebleeds, bleeding from your gums, bleeding from cuts that take a long time to stop, and heavier than normal menstrual bleeding.
- If you cut yourself, apply firm pressure to the site for at least five minutes using a clean and dry dressing. Immediately inform your doctor or contact a hospital emergency if you are unable to stop bleeding.
- Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
Special precautions for Clopidogrel 75mg Tablet
Clopidogrel 75mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Clopidogrel 75mg Tablet should be used with caution during lactation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.+more
As a precautionary measure, breast-feeding should not be continued during treatment with Clopidogrel...
As a precautionary measure, breast-feeding should not be continued during treatment with Clopidogrel
Clopidogrel 75mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Clopido+more
grel 75mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor....
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Heplock 10IU Injection, Serta 100mg Tablet, Paropex 12.5mg Tablet CR, Razo Easy 20mg Sachet
If you miss a dose of Clopidogrel, 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.
Frequently asked questions for Clopidogrel 75mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Clopidogrel
No. Clopidogrel is not narcotic substance. It is an antiplatelet medication and is used in the management of heart attack and unstable angina.
Clopidogrel is not an anticoagulant. Clopidogrel belongs to a group of medicines called antiplatelet drugs. Both antiplatelets and anticoagulants work to prevent clots in your blood vessels, but they work in different ways. Antiplatelets interfere with the binding of platelets, or the process that actually starts the formation of blood clots. Anticoagulants interfere with the proteins in your blood that are involved with the coagulation process. These proteins are called factors. Different anticoagulants interfere with different factors to prevent clotting
Clopidogrel is not a beta blocker. Clopidogrel belongs to a group of medicines called antiplatelet drugs. Platelets are very small structures in the blood, which clump together during blood clotting. By preventing this clumping, antiplatelet drugs decreases the formation of blood clots (also known as thrombosis).
Clopidogrel is not a Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Drug (NSAID). Clopidogrel belongs to a group of medicines called antiplatelet drugs.
Take Clopidogrel only for a duration as advised by your doctor.
Clopidogrel is a blood thinner medicine that lowers the chance of blood clots forming in your body. Clopidogrel belongs to a group of medicines called antiplatelet drugs.
Clopidogrel is not a statin. Clopidogrel belongs to a group of medicines called antiplatelet drugs.
Clopidogrel is not an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. Clopidogrel belongs to a group of medicines called antiplatelet drugs.
Clopidogrel is not known to cause weight gain. Please consult your doctor if you experience weight gain after taking Clopidogrel.
Clopidogrel does not lower blood pressure. Please consult your doctor if you experience lowering of blood pressure after taking Clopidogrel as it may require proper diagnosis and treatment.
Bruising is a common side effect of Clopidogrel. Please consult your doctor if you notice any bruising after taking Clopidogrel.
Constipation is an uncommon side effect associated with the use of Clopidogrel.
Clopidogrel can cause itching as an uncommon side effect. Contact your doctor immediately if you experience swelling in mouth or skin disorders like rashes and itching, blisters of the skin. These may be the signs of an allergic reaction.
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