Medicine Overview of Ticlogard Tablet
Uses of Ticlogard Tablet
Ticlogard 250mg Tablet is used in the treatment of heart attack and unstable angina.
Side effects of Ticlogard Tablet
Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea, Decreased white blood cell count.
How to use Ticlogard 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. It is better to take Ticlogard 250mg Tablet with food.
How Ticlogard Tablet works
Ticlogard 250mg tablet is an antiplatelet medication. It works by preventing platelets from sticking together which decreases the formation of harmful blood clots. This lower the chance of heart attack or stroke.
In Depth Information on Ticlogard Tablet
Expert advice for Ticlogard Tablet
- Ticlogard can be taken with or without food.
- If you are going to have surgery or dental work, you may be asked to stop taking Ticlogard temporarily.
- Common side effect is bleeding. Inform your doctor if get blood in the urine, black stools, bruising easily, nosebleeds, bleeding from your gums, bleeding from cuts that take a long time to stop, and heavier than normal menstrual bleeding.
- If you cut yourself, apply firm pressure to the site for at least five minutes using a clean and dry dressing. Immediately inform your doctor or contact a hospital emergency if you are unable to stop bleeding.
- Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
Special precautions for Ticlogard 250mg Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Ticlogard 250mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Ticlogard 250mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lacta+more
tion. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby....
Ticlogard 250mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tire+more
d, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive....
There is limited information available on the use of Ticloga+more
rd 250mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor....
Ticlogard 250mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ticlogard 250mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Regular monitoring of liver function test is advisable while you are taking this medicine....
Regular monitoring of liver function test is advisable while you are taking this medicine.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Unicontin-E 400mg Tablet CR, Lomorin NX 60mg Injection, Heplock 10IU Injection, Epsolin 50mg/2ml Injection
If you miss a dose of Ticlopidine, 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.
Frequently asked questions for Ticlogard 250mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Ticlopidine
Ticlogard is a platelet aggregation inhibitor. Ticlogard induces a dose dependent reduction in platelet aggregation by reducing platelet-fibrinogen binding and the platelet-platelet interactions thereby increasing the bleeding time. It thus works by preventing platelets from collecting and forming clots
No, Ticlogard is not an anticoagulant. It is an antiplatelet agent
Yes, Ticlogard is a prodrug that gets metabolized to its active form
Ticlogard is metabolized extensively by the liver
Ticlogard is used to prevent to reduce the risk of thrombotic stroke (fatal or nonfatal) in patients who have experienced stroke mainly in patients who are intolerant or allergic to aspirin therapy or who have failed aspirin therapy. Ticlogard may also be used as adjunctive therapy with aspirin in patients with coronary stent implantations.