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. Pidlet EQ 75 mg/75 mg Tablet is to be taken with food. Taking it with food helps to avoid stomach upset.
Pidlet EQ 75 mg/75 mg Tablet 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.
Pidlet EQ 75 mg/75 mg Tablet 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.
Pidlet EQ 75 mg/75 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Pidlet EQ 75 mg/75 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Pidlet EQ 75 mg/75 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Pidlet EQ 75 mg/75 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of Pidlet EQ 75 mg/75 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Pidlet EQ 75 mg/75 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Pidlet EQ 75 mg/75 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of Pidlet EQ 75 mg/75 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
Q. How is Pidlet eq 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. Pidlet eq 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 Pidlet eq before surgery or dental procedure?
Pidlet eq may increase the risk of bleeding during a surgery or dental procedure. Therefore, you maybe asked by your doctor to stop taking Pidlet eq. You should not stop taking Pidlet eq on your own.
Q. What are the lifestyle changes to adapt while taking Pidlet eq?
Making lifestyle changes can boost your health while taking Pidlet eq. 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 Pidlet eq?
Paracetamol is safe to use while taking Pidlet eq for relieving pain. Avoid the use other pain killers while taking Pidlet eq, as they may increase the risk of bleeding.
Q. Can the use of Pidlet eq increase the risk of bleeding?
Yes, Pidlet eq 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 Pidlet eq?
Take Pidlet eq 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 Pidlet eq?
Pidlet eq can interact with several medicines. Talk to your doctor and inform him about using Pidlet eq before taking any prescription or non prescription medicine.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 7th Sep 2018.