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. COMBIPLET 75 MG/75 MG CAPSULE is to be taken with food. Taking it with food helps to avoid stomach upset.
COMBIPLET 75 MG/75 MG 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.
COMBIPLET 75 MG/75 MG 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.
COMBIPLET 75 MG/75 MG CAPSULE is probably unsafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
COMBIPLET 75 MG/75 MG CAPSULE may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
COMBIPLET 75 MG/75 MG CAPSULE should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of COMBIPLET 75 MG/75 MG CAPSULE may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of COMBIPLET 75 MG/75 MG CAPSULE is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
COMBIPLET 75 MG/75 MG CAPSULE should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of COMBIPLET 75 MG/75 MG CAPSULE may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of COMBIPLET 75 MG/75 MG CAPSULE is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
Q. How is Combiplet 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. Combiplet 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 Combiplet before surgery or dental procedure?
Combiplet may increase the risk of bleeding during a surgery or dental procedure. Therefore, you maybe asked by your doctor to stop taking Combiplet. You should not stop taking Combiplet on your own.
Q. What are the lifestyle changes to adapt while taking Combiplet?
Making lifestyle changes can boost your health while taking Combiplet. 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 Combiplet?
Paracetamol is safe to use while taking Combiplet for relieving pain. Avoid the use other pain killers while taking Combiplet, as they may increase the risk of bleeding.
Q. Can the use of Combiplet increase the risk of bleeding?
Yes, Combiplet 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 Combiplet?
Take Combiplet 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 Combiplet?
Combiplet can interact with several medicines. Talk to your doctor and inform him about using Combiplet before taking any prescription or non prescription medicine.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 1st Dec 2017.