Clopirad A 75mg/75mg Capsule


Overview

Uses of Clopirad A Capsule

Clopirad A 75mg/75mg 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.

Clopirad A Capsule side effects

Common
  • Diarrhoea
  • Stomach pain
  • Indigestion
  • increased bleeding tendency

How to use Clopirad 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. Clopirad A 75mg/75mg Capsule is to be taken with food.
Taking it with food helps to avoid stomach upset.

How Clopirad A Capsule works

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 Capsule related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
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.
Lactation
CAUTION
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.
Driving
Clopirad A 75mg/75mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
CAUTION
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.
Liver
CAUTION
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.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

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

FAQs

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Clopirad A?
Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.
Q. How is Clopirad A helpful in preventing heart attack?
Platelets are blood cells that help 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 the platelets and preventing the formation of blood clots. This helps to prevent heart attack.
Q. Do 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 may be asked by your doctor to stop taking Clopirad A. You should not stop taking Clopirad A on your own.
Q. What lifestyle changes do I need to adopt while taking Clopirad A?
Making lifestyle changes can boost your health while taking Clopirad A. Avoid smoking, as smoking increases 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 your heart strong and reduce the risk of heart attack.
Q. Which painkiller is safe while taking Clopirad A?
Paracetamol is safe to use while taking Clopirad A for relieving pain. Avoid the use other painkillers 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.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Indoco Remedies Limited, Indoco House, 166 CST Road, Santacruz (E), Mumbai 400 098, INDIA
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