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. Clopirad A 75mg/75mg Capsule is to be taken with food. Taking it with food helps to avoid stomach upset.
Clopirad A 75mg/75mg 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.
Clopirad A 75mg/75mg 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.
Clopirad A 75mg/75mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Clopirad A 75mg/75mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Clopirad A 75mg/75mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Clopirad A 75mg/75mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of Clopirad A 75mg/75mg Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Clopirad A 75mg/75mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Clopirad A 75mg/75mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of Clopirad A 75mg/75mg Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
Q. How is Clopirad 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. Clopirad 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 Clopirad a before surgery or dental procedure?
Clopirad a may increase the risk of bleeding during a surgery or dental procedure. Therefore, you maybe asked by your doctor to stop taking Clopirad a. You should not stop taking Clopirad a on your own.
Q. What are the lifestyle changes to adapt while taking Clopirad a?
Making lifestyle changes can boost your health while taking Clopirad 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 Clopirad a?
Paracetamol is safe to use while taking Clopirad a for relieving pain. Avoid the use other pain killers while taking Clopirad a, as they may increase the risk of bleeding.
Q. Can the use of Clopirad a increase the risk of bleeding?
Yes, Clopirad 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 Clopirad a?
Take Clopirad 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 Clopirad a?
Clopirad a can interact with several medicines. Talk to your doctor and inform him about using Clopirad a before taking any prescription or non prescription medicine.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Sep 2018.