Clopizen 75 mg Tablet FC

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Clopizen Tablet FC

Clopizen 75 mg Tablet FC is used for prevention of blood clots. It decreases the chances of having another heart attack or stroke from a disease related to your heart or blood vessels.

Clopizen Tablet FC side effects

Common
  • increased bleeding tendency

How to use Clopizen Tablet FC

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. Clopizen 75 mg Tablet FC may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Clopizen Tablet FC works

Clopizen 75 mg Tablet FC is an antiplatelet medication. It works by preventing platelets from sticking together which decreases the formation of harmful blood clots. This lowers the chance of heart attack or stroke.

Clopizen Tablet FC related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Clopizen 75 mg Tablet FC is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Clopizen 75 mg Tablet FC is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Clopizen 75 mg Tablet FC does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Clopizen 75 mg Tablet FC in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Clopizen 75 mg Tablet FC in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Clopizen Tablet FC?

If you miss a dose of Clopizen 75 mg Tablet FC, 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Clopizen 75 mg Tablet FC to help prevent blood clots.
  • For best results, take it at the same time every day.
  • Clopizen 75 mg Tablet FC increases your risk of bleeding. Be careful while shaving, cutting fingernails or toenails, or using sharp objects.
  • Do not discontinue use without consulting your doctor as this may increase your chances of having another heart attack or stroke.
  • If you are going to have a surgery or dental treatment, you may be asked to stop taking Clopizen 75 mg Tablet FC temporarily.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Clopizen with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Vinstom, Odizol, Omzee
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Cnoxrin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis
MODERATE
Brand(s): Leparox, Prx
MODERATE
Brand(s): Zosert
MODERATE
Brand(s): Flotin
MODERATE
Brand(s): Legend, Lazole
MINOR
Brand(s): Altole, Pandosun, Paddy
MINOR
Brand(s): Ulcevin, Altirab, Rabsure
MINOR
Brand(s): Esodoc
MINOR

FAQs

Q. Is Clopizen a narcotic substance?
No. Clopizen is not narcotic substance. It is an antiplatelet medication and is used in the management of heart attack and unstable angina.
Q. Is Clopizen an anticoagulant?
Clopizen is not an anticoagulant. Clopizen 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
Q. Is Clopizen a beta blocker?
Clopizen is not a beta blocker. Clopizen 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).
Q. Is Clopizen a Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Drug (NSAID)?
Clopizen is not a Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Drug (NSAID). Clopizen belongs to a group of medicines called antiplatelet drugs.
Q. How long can I take Clopizen for?
Take Clopizen only for a duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Clopizen a blood thinner?
Clopizen is a blood thinner medicine that lowers the chance of blood clots forming in your body. Clopizen belongs to a group of medicines called antiplatelet drugs.
Q. Is Clopizen a statin?
Clopizen is not a statin. Clopizen belongs to a group of medicines called antiplatelet drugs.
Q. Is Clopizen an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor?
Clopizen is not an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. Clopizen belongs to a group of medicines called antiplatelet drugs.
Q. Does Clopizen cause weight gain?
Clopizen is not known to cause weight gain. Please consult your doctor if you experience weight gain after taking Clopizen.
Q. Does Clopizen lower blood pressure?
Clopizen does not lower blood pressure. Please consult your doctor if you experience lowering of blood pressure after taking Clopizen as it may require proper diagnosis and treatment.
Q. Does Clopizen cause bruising?
Bruising is a common side effect of Clopizen. Please consult your doctor if you notice any bruising after taking Clopizen.
Q. Does Clopizen cause constipation?
Constipation is an uncommon side effect associated with the use of Clopizen.
Q. Does Clopizen cause itching?
Clopizen 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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 18th Aug 2018.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
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10 Tablet FC in 1 strip
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