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Brand Name Plavix
Generic Name Clopidogrel
Category Antiplatelet
Medication 75 mg

 

Information to have about Clopidogrel (Generic Equivalent to Plavix) . .

What is Clopidogrel (Generic Plavix) and what are its uses ?
How does Clopidogrel (Generic Plavix) Works (Mechanism) ?
Dosage: How should you take Clopidogrel (Generic Plavix) ?
Possible food and drug interactions when taking Clopidogrel (Generic Plavix)
Clopidogrel (Generic Plavix) Warnings and Precautions.
Clopidogrel (Generic Plavix) Side effects.

Order Clopidogrel - Generic Equivalent to Plavix
Category : Antiplatelet
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What is Clopidogrel (Generic Plavix) and what are its uses ?

Clopidogrel (Generic Plavix) helps to prevent blood clots.

Clopidogrel (Generic Plavix) reduces the chance of having a heart attack or a stroke in people who have already had a heart attack or a stroke.

Clopidogrel (Generic Plavix) can also decrease the chance of a heart attack or a stroke in certain groups of people at high risk for these events.

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How does Clopidogrel (Generic Plavix) Works (Mechanism) ?

Clopidogrel (Generic Plavix) contains the active ingredient clopidogrel hydrogen sulphate, which is a type of medicine called an antiplatelet (sometimes referred to as a blood-thinning medicine 

Clopidogrel (Generic Plavix) stops blood cells called platelets from clumping together and forming blood clots.

Clopidogrel (Generic Plavix) works by preventing a natural substance called ADP from binding to its receptors on platelets. Plavix is one of the chemicals in the body that cause platelets to clump together and start the process of blood clotting. As Clopidogrel (Generic Plavix) stops ADP from binding to platelets, it reduces the likelihood of clots forming in the blood.

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Dosage: How should you take Clopidogrel (Generic Plavix) ?

Take Clopidogrel (Generic Plavix) tablets orally.

Swallow the Clopidogrel (Generic Plavix) tablets with a drink of water. Do not take Clopidogrel (Generic Plavix) more often than directed.

Clopidogrel (Generic Plavix) Dosage for Adults
The usual prescribed dose of Clopidogrel (Generic Plavix) is 75 milligrams once a day. To give people with unstable angina an extra boost, their first dose of Clopidogrel (Generic Plavix) is usually increased to 300 milligrams.

Clopidogrel (Generic Plavix) Dosage for Children
The safety and effectiveness of Clopidogrel (Generic Plavix) have not been established in children. However, contact your pediatrician or health care professional regarding the use of Clopidogrel (Generic Plavix) in children if necessary. Special care may be needed.

Have you skipped your Clopidogrel (Generic Plavix) dose?
If you miss a dose of Clopidogrel (Generic Plavix), take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose of Clopidogrel (Generic Plavix), take only that dose. Do not take double or extra doses of Clopidogrel (Generic Plavix).

If you take too much of Clopidogrel (Generic Plavix)?
In case of an overdose with Clopidogrel (Generic Plavix) seek medical emergency immediately.

Symptoms of Clopidogrel (Generic Plavix) overdose include
  • vomiting,
  • difficulty breathing,
  • blood in the vomit or stool, and
  • exhaustion.

Where should you store Clopidogrel (Generic Plavix)?
Store Clopidogrel (Generic Plavix) out of the reach of children in a container that small children cannot open.

Store Clopidogrel (Generic Plavix) at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F). Throw away any unused amount of Clopidogrel (Generic Plavix) after the expiry date.

Available strengths of Clopidogrel (Generic Plavix)
Clopidogrel (Generic Plavix) is available as a 75 mg tablet.

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Possible food and drug interactions when taking Clopidogrel (Generic Plavix)

The following drugs should not be used with Clopidogrel (Generic Plavix). They may increase or decrease the activity of Clopidogrel (Generic Plavix)

  • aspirin
  • blood thinners such as warfarin or enoxaparin
  • antiinflammatory drugs such as NSAIDs (e.g., ibuprofen)
  • cilostazol
  • dipyridamole
  • DHEA
  • feverfew
  • fish oil (omega-3 fatty acids) supplements
  • garlic
  • ginger
  • ginkgo biloba
  • horse chestnut
  • fluvastatin
  • phenytoin
  • prasterone
  • tamoxifen
  • ticlopidine
  • tolbutamide
  • torsemide

Inform your health care professional about all other medicines you are taking, including non-prescription medicines. Also tell your prescriber or health care professional if you are a frequent user of drinks with caffeine or alcohol, if you smoke, or if you use illegal drugs. These may affect the way Clopidogrel (Generic Plavix) works. Check with your physician or health care professional before stopping or starting any of your medicines.

Who should not take Clopidogrel (Generic Plavix)?
Clopidogrel (Generic Plavix)
should not be used if you suffer from severely decreased liver function or peptic ulcer or brain haemorrhage.

Do not use Clopidogrel (Generic Plavix) during the first few days following a heart attack or an ischaemic stroke.

Clopidogrel (Generic Plavix) should not be used if you are allergic to one or any of its ingredients. Please inform your doctor or pharmacist if you have previously experienced such an allergy.

If you feel you have experienced an allergic reaction, stop using Clopidogrel (Generic Plavix) and inform your doctor or pharmacist immediately.

Clopidogrel (Generic Plavix) is not recommended for use during pregnancy, as its safety has not been ensured. Seek medical advice from your doctor.

There is no information available about the safety of Clopidogrel (Generic Plavix) during breastfeeding. For this reason, Clopidogrel (Generic Plavix) should not be used during breastfeeding. Seek medical advice from your doctor.

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Clopidogrel (Generic Plavix) Warnings and Precautions.

Inform your health care professional for regular checks on your progress. Do not stop taking Clopidogrel (Generic Plavix) except on your prescriber's advice.

You may bleed more easily and it may take longer to stop bleeding when taking Clopidogrel (Generic Plavix). Report any unusual bleeding to your prescriber.

Ask your prescriber or health care professional before you take non-prescription pain relievers. Do not take aspirin, aspirin-containing products, or antiinflammatory drugs such as ibuprofen, ketoprofen, and naproxen unless directed to do so by your prescriber or health care professional.

If you are going to have surgery or dental work, tell your prescriber or health care professional that you are taking Clopidogrel (Generic Plavix).

Clopidogrel (Generic Plavix) Side effects.

Side effects of Clopidogrel (Generic Plavix) that you should report to your prescriber or health care professional as soon as possible:

More common side effects of Clopidogrel (Generic Plavix):

  • black, tarry stools
  • blood from vomiting
  • blood in urine or stools
  • nosebleed
  • red or purple spots on the skin
  • skin rash or itching
  • stomach pain  

Rare side effects of Clopidogrel (Generic Plavix):

  • difficulty breathing, difficulty swallowing, hoarseness, or tightening of the throat
  • fever
  • sudden weakness
  • swelling of your face, lips, tongue, hands, or feet
  • unusual bleeding or bruising, or pinpoint red spots on the skin
  • unusual rash, allergic reaction, or hives
  • unusually heavy menstrual bleeding

Side effects of Clopidogrel (Generic Plavix) that should be reported to your health care professional if they continue or are bothersome:

  • diarrhea
  • indigestion (heartburn)
  • mild stomach upset

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