This medicine contains clopidogrel which is an antiplatelet agent and inhibits the blood from clotting in coronary artery diseases, cerebrovascular disease, and peripheral vascular disease and to prevent myocardial infarction. Clopidogrel prevents blood clots after recent heart attack or stroke and thereby prevents repeat stroke or heart attack. It is also prescribed for those who have unstable angina or peripheral artery disease. It may be prescribed for any other condition not mentioned here. Clopidogrel is available in 75mg and 300mg tablet form.
Clopidogrel in Plavix acts by inhibiting the ADP receptor on platelet cell membranes, which is important in activation of platelets. It keeps the platelets in blood from coagulating to prevent any unwanted blood clots that can occur due to certain heart or blood vessel conditions. Because of this drug action you become prone to bleed easily even after minor injury, so you need to take extra care. For the medicine to work efficiently it should be taken exactly as prescribed by your doctor.
This medicine is taken orally with water, with or without food.
Take Clopidogrel exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Do not take in larger or lesser than amount prescribed. The adult recommended dosage is 75mg once daily. The dosage may vary from person to person depending on the condition and its severity the person is suffering from. Other factors like age, sex and weight of the patient is also taken into account while prescribing the dosage.
If you miss any dose then take it as soon as you remember. Do not take any two doses together. In case of overdose of the medicine immediately consult your doctor.
There may be certain side effects of the medicine like any unusual bleeding, bloody stools, and blood in cough, weakness, fever, fatigue, chest pain, easy bruising, headache, confusion or any other. If any symptom becomes severe then take immediate medical help.
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