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Clopilet 75mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Clopilet 75mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

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Therapeutic classification:

Anti-platelet
therapy

Medical Description

This medicine contains clopidogrel, which is an antiplatelet and used to prevent blood clots.

Uses of Clopilet 75mg Tab 15'S

The uses of Clopilet 75mg Tab 15'S include the prevention of blood clots after certain procedures (cardiac stent), peripheral vascular disease, heart attack, and stroke in patients with cardiovascular diseases. It is also used in the treatment of unstable angina.
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Contraindications of Clopilet 75mg Tab 15'S

It is recommended not for use in patients who are allergic to clopidogrel or any other components of the medicine. Avoid using this medicine if you have bleeding in the brain, stomach ulcer, and liver disorders.
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Side effects of Clopilet 75mg Tab 15'S

The side effects of Clopilet 75mg Tab 15'S include nausea, diarrhoea, heartburn, stomach pain, headache, dizziness, bleeding of the nose and gums, black or tarry stool, blood in vomit or cough, flu-like symptoms, runny nose, acne-like rash, and bruising.
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Precautions and Warnings of Clopilet 75mg Tab 15'S

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Clopilet 75mg Tab 15'S during pregnancy?
A:
This medicine can be taken during pregnancy, but limited data have been reported. The doctor will prescribe the medicine by taking into account the benefits and risks.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take clopidogrel while breastfeeding?
A:
The medicine is not considered safe for nursing mothers. However, the physician should be consulted before taking the medicine.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed this medicine?
A:
Yes, you can drive after taking the medicine. Clopidogrel does not affect the ability to drive.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Clopilet 75mg Tab 15'S?
A:
Drinking alcohol with clopidogrel can lead to increase in chances of stomach ulcers. Therefore, it should be avoided.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
The physician should be informed before treatment if you have any allergies to clopidogrel or any other antiplatelet medicine. Also, tell about bleeding disorders, liver disease, had recent surgery and serious injury/trauma.
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Mode of Action of Clopilet 75mg Tab 15'S

How Does It Work?

Clopidogrel inhibits the enzymes of the platelet aggregation pathway and prevents the platelets from sticking to each other. This maintains a smooth flow of blood in the blood vessels, thus decreasing the formation of harmful blood clots.
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Directions for Use of Clopilet 75mg Tab 15'S

Clopilet 75mg Tab 15'S dosage should be taken orally with or without food or as prescribed by the healthcare practitioner.

Interactions of Clopilet 75mg Tab 15'S

Interactions with other medicines

Clopidogrel is known to interact with certain medications like efavirenz, bupropion, artemisinin, cyclophosphamide, ifosfamide, ketamine, phenytoin, methadone, nevirapine, propofol, sertraline, selegiline, and ketamine.
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Interactions with food items

Interactions with food are unknown.

Other general Interactions

Interactions with other conditions are unknown.

Storage and disposal of Clopilet 75mg Tab 15'S

Store clopidogrel in an airtight container. Keep away from sunlight and excessive heat.

Dosage of Clopilet 75mg Tab 15'S

Overdose

An overdose can lead to increase in the side effects, especially the symptoms of bleeding. Sometimes the complications can be fatal.

Missed a Dose

In case of a missed dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is time for the next dose, regular dosing should be continued. Extra medicine should not be taken for compensation of a missed dose as it may cause an overdose.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What are the ideal storage conditions for the medicine?

A: Clopidogrel should be stored in an airtight container. Keep away from sunlight, excessive heat, and out of the reach of children and pets. Avoid using the medicine after the date of expiry. Do not use if there is any visible deterioration on the package.

Q: When and how should I use this medicine?

A: The tablet should be taken orally with or without food. Complete the entire course of the medicine. Avoid stopping the treatment without consulting the physician as discontinuation may lead to an increased risk of cardiovascular diseases.

Q: What are the things I should discuss with the physician before taking Clopilet 75mg Tab 15'S?

A: The physician should be informed about all the ongoing medications, including natural or herbal supplements. Inform your physician if you have any recent surgery or injuries, bleeding disorders (arteries, brain, intestinal bleeding or stomach ulcers), and patients with severe liver disorders should provide complete medical and surgical history.

Q: What are the things to keep in mind while on treatment with clopidogrel?

A: Notify your doctor about all the prescription and non-prescription medications, vitamins, nutritional supplements, and herbal products you are taking or plan to take. Make sure to inform your doctor if you are taking warfarin (blood thinner), aspirin, and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs so that doctor can adjust your doses. The doctor should be informed about bleeding ulcers, brain haemorrhage, or any other condition that causes severe bleeding if you have any.

Q: What are the special dietary instructions to be followed while taking the medicine?

A: Unless specified by the physician, regular diet should be continued during treatment.
Last Updated on: 11 Oct 2019 | 09:56 PM (IST)

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