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Torplatt A 75mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Torplatt A 75mg Tablet is used for prevention of heart attack and stroke. It is a combination of two medicines that prevents clot formation in the blood vessels. This medicine should be taken with food regularly at a fixed time each day. This medicine should not be stopped abruptly and taken strictly as advised by your doctor. Lifestyle changes like low-fat diet, exercise, and not smoking may help this medicine work better. This medicine increases your risk of bleeding, so it is important to be careful while shaving, cutting nails, and using sharp objects. Few common side effects of this medicine may include stomach pain, indigestion, diarrhea, and muscle pain.

Uses of Torplatt A Tablet

Torplatt A Tablet side effects

Common
  • Increased bleeding tendency
  • Stomach pain
  • Indigestion

How to use Torplatt A 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. Torplatt A 75mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
Taking it with food helps to avoid stomach upset.

How Torplatt A Tablet works

Torplatt A 75mg 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.

Torplatt A Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Torplatt A 75mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Torplatt A 75mg 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Torplatt A 75mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Torplatt A 75mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
CAUTION
Torplatt A 75mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Torplatt A 75mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Torplatt A 75mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Torplatt A 75mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Torplatt A 75mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Torplatt A 75mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Torplatt A 75mg Tablet to lower your risk of heart attack and stroke.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach. 
  • It increases your risk of bleeding. Be careful while shaving, cutting fingernails or toenails or using sharp objects.
  • Let your doctor know you are taking Torplatt A 75mg Tablet before undergoing any surgical procedure.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Torplatt A

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I had mild heart attack in August 2013. Consulted a cardiologist having done angioplasty he prescribed atorvastatin 40 mg clopidogrel 75mg aspirin 75 mg metoprolol 75 mg. After a year atorvastatin reduced to 10mg since than i am taking the same. Sir what do you suggest for future i am doing well now there is no problem except digestion and appetite problem
Dr. Saurabh Arora
Heart Specialist
Continue same medicine and avoid fried food and extra salt and regular exercise
The patient had a heart pain among 4 to.5 years ago.i just wanted to know is it the sign of heart attack and what are the charges of heart checkup.
Dr. Nabajit Talukdar
Heart Specialist
Get a Tmt n echo done
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FAQs

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Torplatt A?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. How is Torplatt A helpful in preventing heart attack?

Platelets are blood cells that help in blood clotting. Abnormal blood clotting in the blood vessels can cause heart attack. Torplatt A belongs to a group of medicine known as anti-platelets. This medicine works by blocking the platelets and preventing the formation of blood clots. This helps to prevent heart attack.

Q. Do I need to stop Torplatt A before surgery or dental procedure?

Torplatt A may increase the risk of bleeding during a surgery or dental procedure. Therefore, you may be asked by your doctor to stop taking Torplatt A. You should not stop taking Torplatt A on your own.

Q. What lifestyle changes do I need to adopt while taking Torplatt A?

Making lifestyle changes can boost your health while taking Torplatt A. Avoid smoking, as smoking increases 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 your heart strong and reduce the risk of heart attack.

Q. Which painkiller is safe while taking Torplatt A?

Paracetamol is safe to use while taking Torplatt A for relieving pain. Avoid the use other painkillers while taking Torplatt A, as they may increase the risk of bleeding.

Q. Can the use of Torplatt A increase the risk of bleeding?

Yes, Torplatt A 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 Torplatt A?

Take Torplatt A 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 Torplatt A?

Torplatt A can interact with several medicines. Talk to your doctor and inform him about using Torplatt A before taking any prescription or non-prescription medicine.

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