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Pilogrel 75 mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction of Pilogrel Tablet

Pilogrel 75 mg Tablet is a blood thinner which prevents formation of harmful blood clots. It reduces the risk of having another heart attack, stroke, or blood clots in stents. It can be used alone or in combination with other medicines. This medicine should be taken strictly as advised by the doctor and should not be stopped abruptly. It can increase the risk of bleeding, so be careful while shaving, cutting nails, using sharp objects, or engaging in contact sports (e.g. football, wrestling). Let your doctor know immediately if you see pinpoint rash or blood in your vomits, urine, or stool (black or tarry). This medicine may need to be stopped temporarily before a planned surgery or dental treatment. Unlike aspirin, it does not cause any gastritis (stomach pain/burning and nausea).

Pilogrel Tablet side effects

Common
  • Increased bleeding tendency

How to use Pilogrel Tablet

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

How Pilogrel Tablet works

Pilogrel 75 mg Tablet is an antiplatelet medication. It works by preventing the platelets from sticking together, thereby decreasing the formation of harmful blood clots. This lowers the chance of heart attack or stroke.

Pilogrel Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Pilogrel 75 mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Pilogrel 75 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Pilogrel 75 mg Tablet 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
Pilogrel 75 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Pilogrel 75 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Pilogrel 75 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Pilogrel Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Pilogrel 75 mg Tablet, 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.

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Expert Advice

  • For best results, take it at the same time every day.
  • Do not discontinue using the medicine without consulting your doctor as this may increase your chances of having another heart attack or stroke.

Interaction with Drugs

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

Patient Concerns

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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Pilogrel increase the risk of bleeding?

Yes, Pilogrel 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. What medicines should I avoid while taking Pilogrel?

Pilogrel can interact with several medicines. Do not take any medicine without talking to your doctor.

Q. When will I feel better after taking Pilogrel?

Pilogrel reduces your risk of developing blood clots in the blood vessels of your leg, lungs, heart and brain. You may not feel any difference after taking Pilogrel. However, keep taking this medicine as prescribed by your doctor because you will still be getting its full benefits.

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