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Clopin 75mg Tablet

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Clopin 0.25 MG Description

Clopin is a prescription medication. It contains Clopidogrel as its active ingredient. Clopidogrel is usually prescribed to patients who are at an increased risk of or have recently suffered from ...
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ContainsClonazepam(0.25 Mg)
UsesTreatment of atherosclerosis events (myocardial infarction, stroke and vascular death)
Side effectsBleeding, Diarrhoea, Abdominal pain, Indigestion, Heartburn
ClassificationANTI-EPILEPTIC
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Uses of Clopin 0.25 MG

  • As per CDSCO, Clopin is used to treat the following conditions:
  • Treatment of atherosclerosis events (myocardial infarction, stroke and vascular death)

Contraindications of Clopin 0.25 MG

  • Do not take Clopin or take with caution:
  • If you are hypersensitive to Clopidogrel or its related drugs
  • If you experience active pathological bleeding such as a peptic ulcer or intracranial haemorrhage
  • If you have bleeding disorders, like haemophilia

Side effects of Clopin 0.25 MG

  • Side effects of Clopin include:
  • Bleeding more quickly than usual – nosebleeds, bruising more easily or bleeding that takes longer to stop
  • Diarrhoea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Indigestion or heartburn
  • A side effect known as Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) may occur in rare cases. TTP is a serious condition that can be fatal and requires urgent treatment. It is characterised by neurologica...
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Precautions and Warnings of Clopin 0.25 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Clopin during pregnancy?
A:
Clopidogrel is may be safe to take during pregnancy. However, it is recommended that it be taken only if your physician has decided it is necessary. This is because there are limited studies on the effects of this medication on human pregnancy. Animal studies that have been done showed no to limited adverse effects on the growing foetus. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or intend to conceive.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Clopin while breastfeeding?
A:
This drug is generally considered safe during breastfeeding. This is based on animal studies. However, there is limited data based on human studies available currently. Discuss with your doctor for more information.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Clopin?
A:
Driving or operating heavy machinery while using this medication is generally considered safe.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Clopin?
A:
Consumption of alcohol while on this medication is not contraindicated. However, patients are advised to exercise caution and control the amount of alcohol they consume. Talk to your doctor for more information.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You suffer from any health problems, including heart conditions, renal disorders or liver conditions. Your physician may need to modify the dose prescribed to you accordingly.
  • You are scheduled to undergo surgery or any dental procedure. You will be required to discontinue this medication for one week before the procedure.
  • Your doctor about any medications you are on. Based on this information, they may choose to prescribe you a different drug or modify the dose prescribed to you.

Mode of Action of Clopin 0.25 MG

How Does It Work?

An athero-embolic disease is a condition in which blood vessels get blocked due to the formation of a clot inside it, or a clot from a different part of the body gets dislodged and blocks another vess...
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Directions for Use of Clopin 0.25 MG

  • Take this medication at fixed times every day.
  • Take this medication with or without food.
  • Swallow the tablet whole, do not split, crush, or chew.
  • Take this medication at the recommended dose. Do not alter the dose in any way, as this may lead to undesirable side effects.
  • Take this medication for the entire duration prescribed to you by your doctor, even if you feel it has no effects. Abruptly stopping this medication can increase the risk of heart attack, stroke, etc.

Interactions of Clopin 0.25 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Proton Pump Inhibitors like Omeprazole inhibit the enzymes needed for activating Clopidogrel. This, in turn, reduces the efficacy of Clopidogrel. Co-administration with these medications is not recomm...
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  • Co-administration with warfarin, NSAIDs (Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs), selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) such as citalopram or other drugs affecting coagulation is not recomme...
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Interactions with food items

  • It is advisable to avoid drinking grapefruit juice while taking Clopin as it can reduce the efficacy of the tablet.

Storage and disposal of Clopin 0.25 MG

Store this medication in a cool and dry place. Avoid exposure to direct sunlight. Do not consume it after the expiration date. Dispose of with biomedical waste.

Dosage of Clopin 0.25 MG

Overdose

An overdose of this medication can lead to many serious side effects. The most common symptoms are vomiting, extreme weakness, difficult breathing and gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding). Immediat...
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Missed a Dose

In case of a missed dose, please take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is the time of your next scheduled dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular scheduled dose. Do not dou...
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Content Details

REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Bhavika Shah

MBBS, MD (Dermatology), DNB (Dermatology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How long do the effects of this medicine last?

A: The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 5-7 days.

Q: I have been prescribed Clopin. Yesterday I had a fall, and then I got a bruise on my thigh. I also noticed many such other bruises. Is this related to the tablet?

A: Clopin can result in bleeding or easy bruising. Consult your doctor to know if any change in dose is required. Do not stop the tablet by yourself.

Q: I am 65 years old and have been taking Clopin for the last two years. I recently consulted a psychiatrist who advised that I should start antidepressants. Can I take both together?

A: Certain antidepressants affect the metabolism of Clopin and should not be taken at the same time. Always inform your doctor about any other medications that you might be taking.
Product Details
Brand
CLOPIN
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
28/09/2022
Last Updated on: 15 Mar 2022 | 04:12 PM (IST)

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