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. Clotsafe 75mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Clotsafe 75mg Tablet 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.
Clotsafe is not an anticoagulant. Clotsafe 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
Clotsafe is not a beta blocker. Clotsafe 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).
Clotsafe 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 6th Feb 2018.