Aspirin/Acetylsalicylic acid + Clopidogrel 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.
Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of C Grel Plus?
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 C Grel Plus 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. C Grel Plus 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 C Grel Plus before surgery or dental procedure?
C Grel Plus may increase the risk of bleeding during a surgery or dental procedure. Therefore, you may be asked by your doctor to stop taking C Grel Plus. You should not stop taking C Grel Plus on your own.
Q. What lifestyle changes do I need to adopt while taking C Grel Plus?
Making lifestyle changes can boost your health while taking C Grel Plus. 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 C Grel Plus?
Paracetamol is safe to use while taking C Grel Plus for relieving pain. Avoid the use other painkillers while taking C Grel Plus, as they may increase the risk of bleeding.
Q. Can the use of C Grel Plus increase the risk of bleeding?
Yes, C Grel Plus 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 C Grel Plus?
Take C Grel Plus 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 C Grel Plus?
C Grel Plus can interact with several medicines. Talk to your doctor and inform him about using C Grel Plus before taking any prescription or non-prescription medicine.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 24th Sep 2019. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.