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Carpigrel A Tablet

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Carpigrel A Tablet Description

Carpigrel A Tablet is an antiplatelet medicine used to prevent the formation of blood clots in the blood vessels and reduces the risk of heart attack, stroke. Carpigrel A Tablet contains a combination...
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ContainsClopidogrel(75.0 Mg),Aspirin / Acetyl Salicylic Acid(75.0 Mg)
UsesPrevent heart stroke or heart attack
Side effectsIncreased chances of bleeding, indigestion, diarrhea, bruising
ClassificationANTI-PLATELET
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Uses of Carpigrel A Tablet

Carpigrel A Tablet is used to prevent heart attacks and strokes in people with heart disease.

Contraindications of Carpigrel A Tablet

  • If you are allergic to aspirin, clopidogrel or any of the ingredients of this medicine.
  • If you have existing medical conditions such as liver or kidney problems, bleeding disorders, etc.
  • If you are suffering from gout or peptic ulcers.
  • If you are pregnant (third trimester).
  • If you are using anti-cancer medication methotrexate.

Side effects of Carpigrel A Tablet

  • Bleeding
  • Indigestion
  • Nose bleeding
  • Diarrhoea
  • Stomach pain
  • Bruising

Precautions and Warnings of Carpigrel A Tablet

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Carpigrel A Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
It is not recommended during pregnancy. Take this medicine only if your doctor considers it essential.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Carpigrel A Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
The components of this medicine pass into breast milk. Hence it is not recommended to take this medicine if you are breastfeeding unless advised by your doctor. Your doctor may suggest you either stop breastfeeding or discontinue the medicine.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Carpigrel A Tablet?
A:
This medicine does not affect your ability to drive or to use machinery. However, if you experience side effects like dizziness, you should avoid driving or using machines.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Carpigrel A Tablet?
A:
You should not take alcohol while on the treatment. Drinking alcohol may increase the risk of bleeding in the stomach and intestines.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience any unusual bleeding.
  • You are undergoing surgery (dental procedures included).
  • If you experience heavy menstrual bleeding, do not take this medicine as it can increase the bleeding.
  • You have any known medical conditions such as kidney or liver diseases, ulcers in the stomach or intestine, blood disorders, etc.
  • You experience any kind of allergic reactions after taking this medicine.

Mode of Action of Carpigrel A Tablet

How Does It Work?

Platelets are components of the blood that stick together to form a blood clot. Carpigrel A Tablet inhibits the enzymes responsible for the platelet aggregation and prevents the platelets to stick tog...
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Directions for Use of Carpigrel A Tablet

  • Take this medicine as directed by the doctor.
  • This medicine should be taken orally with or without food.
  • Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water.

Interactions of Carpigrel A Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Sometimes Carpigrel A Tablet may affect the way other medicines work and other medicines may affect how this medicine works if taken at the same time. Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplem...
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  • Especially if you are taking medicines for acidity like omeprazole, hypertension, gout, cancer, HIV, diabetes, etc.
  • Antipsychotic medicines like sertraline or paroxetine, other pain killers like Ibuprofen and steroids when used with Carpigrel A Tablet can cause bleeding in the stomach and intestines.
  • Other medicines that should be used with caution are anti-epileptic medicines like phenytoin, immunosuppressants like ciclosporin, medicines for brain and heart-related disorders, blood thinners like ...
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Storage and disposal of Carpigrel A Tablet

  • Store in a cool and dry place away from direct heat or moisture.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Carpigrel A Tablet

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose include ringing sound in ears, headache, dizziness, confusion, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, difficulty in breathing, etc. If you think you have taken too much of this medici...
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Missed a Dose

If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is time for the next dose, skip the missed one. Do not take a double dose to compensate.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What should I discuss with my doctor before taking this medicine?

  • If you have any underlying health conditions such as bleeding disorders, ulcers, stomach swelling, kidney disease, gout, asthma or breathing difficulty that was induced by a painkiller.
  • Inform your doctor about all the other prescription and nonprescription medications, vitamins, nutritional supplements and herbal products you are taking or will soon be taking.
  • In particular, ensure you mention if you are taking anticoagulants (blood thinners) such as warfarin, aspirin and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as naproxen, as your doctor may need t...
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Q: What are the precautions I need to follow while taking this medicine?

A: Before you undergo any surgeries or during medical emergencies, tell your doctor that you are on treatment with aspirin, as excess aspirin can cause bleeding disorders.

Q: How do I take this medication?

A: Depending on your condition, your doctor will provide you with instructions on how and for how long to take it.

Q: How long one should take Carpigrel A Tablet after bypass surgery?

A: For best results, follow your doctor's instructions and do not stop this medicine on your own without consulting your doctor. Recovering from Cardiac bypass surgery takes time and everyone recovers at a slightly different pace.
Product Details
Brand
CARPIGREL A
Expires on or After
29/09/2022
Last Updated on: 15 Jul 2021 | 12:48 PM (IST)

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