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Clavix 75mg Strip Of 15 Tablets
Clavix 75mg Strip Of 15 Tablets
Clavix 75mg Strip Of 15 Tablets
Clavix 75mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Clavix 75mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

By INTAS PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
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15 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Therapeutic classification:

Anti-platelet
therapy

Medical Description

Clavix 75mg Tab 15`S is a blood thinner which helps in avoiding the formation of blood clots.

Uses of Clavix 75mg Tab 15`S

Clavix 75mg Tab 15`S uses include the prevention of heart attacks and strokes in persons with a recent heart attack, recent stroke, or blood circulation disease like peripheral vascular disease. It is used in the treatment of a new heart attack, unstable angina and keeping blood vessels open and also preventing blood clots after certain procedures such as a cardiac stent.
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Contraindications of Clavix 75mg Tab 15`S

In patients who are allergic to clopidogrel or patients with active peptic ulcers or intracranial haemorrhage, in such patients Clavix 75mg Tab 15`S is inappropriate.

Side effects of Clavix 75mg Tab 15`S

Like all medicines Clavix 75mg Tab 15`S side effects include a few like bleeding (gum bleeds, nose bleeds, black or tarry stool, blood in cough and vomit), bruising, nausea, diarrhoea, stomach pain, heart burn, acne-like rash, dizziness, headache, flu-like syndrome and running nose. This is not a complete list of the possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor immediately.
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Precautions and Warnings of Clavix 75mg Tab 15`S

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Clavix 75mg Tab 15`S during pregnancy?
A:
Not much data is available regarding safety in pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Clavix 75mg Tab 15`S while breastfeeding?
A:
Clavix 75mg Tab 15`S is not “safe” to consume during breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the medicine?
A:
Yes, can drive as no caution is required with the medicine.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the medicine?
A:
Patients should avoid drinking too much alcohol with clopidogrel as it may increase the chances of fatal complication like stomach ulcer bleeding.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You should not self-prescribe clopidogrel to other people who have similar signs and symptoms that you have.

Mode of Action of Clavix 75mg Tab 15`S

How Does It Work?

Clavix 75mg Tab 15`S acts by blocking enzymes which are responsible for platelets to stick together that form harmful blood clots. This prevents platelets sticking together and keeps blood flowing smoothly in the blood vessels.
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Directions for Use of Clavix 75mg Tab 15`S

The patient should continue to take clopidogrel as per the doctor’s recommendation. Talk with your doctor about stopping or continuing Clavix 75mg Tab 15`S dosage before or after you have surgery.

Interactions of Clavix 75mg Tab 15`S

Interactions with other medicines

Many medicines are known to interact with Clavix 75mg Tab 15`S, hence any medicine which the patient is consuming must be reported to the doctor. The medicines that are known to interact with Clavix 75mg Tab 15`S are the following: artemisinin, bupropion, cyclophosphamide, efavirenz, ifosfamide, ketamine, phenobarbital, phenytoin, methadone, nevirapine, propofol, selegiline, sertraline.
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Interactions with food items

No specific interactions with food are available till date with clopidogrel.

Other general Interactions

No specific interactions with other conditions are available with clopidogrel.

Storage and disposal of Clavix 75mg Tab 15`S

Clavix 75mg Tab 15`S should be stored at normal room temperature. Keep it away from heat, moisture, sunlight, and out of children's reach. Do not take Clavix 75mg Tab 15`S for a condition for which it was not prescribed.
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Dosage of Clavix 75mg Tab 15`S

Overdose

In case of overdose any of the known side effects of Clavix 75mg Tab 15`S can appear, especially bleeding symptoms which can be fatal.

Missed a Dose

If patient missed to take Clavix 75mg Tab 15`S dose as per the recommendation, use the medicine as soon as possible. If it is very close to your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue the regular schedule. You should not use double the amount for compensation as it can lead to fatal complications.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Should the patient have to stop clopidogrel before dental treatment?

A: The patient should inform the doctor about the recommendation of clopidogrel and should stop taking the medicine only on the doctor's advice.

Q: If the patient is having an oral ulcer, should he stop taking clopidogrel?

  • The patient should inform the doctor about ulcers and should stop taking the medicine only on the doctors’ advice.
Last Updated on: 11 Oct 2019 | 09:56 PM (IST)

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