Clopitab-CV 10 capsule is a combination medicine containing Atorvastatin and Clopidogrel. It is used to lower the lipid or cholesterol in the blood along with a low-fat diet and lifestyle changes. It is also used to reduce the risk of blood clot formation thus aids in preventing a heart attack, stroke, etc. Atorvastatin works by lowering bad cholesterol levels thus reducing the risk of heart diseases and preventing strokes and heart attacks. Clopidogrel works by preventing platelets from sticking together and thus inhibiting blood clot formation. It helps in keeping the blood flow smoothly in your body. Nausea, indigestion, sleeplessness, joint pain or muscle pain are some of the side effects of using this medicine....
Q: Why Clopitab-CV 10 capsule be stopped before surgery?
A: Clopitab-CV 10 capsule if taken during surgery can cause an increased risk of bleeding, therefore should be stopped before surgery.
Q: Can I take Clopitab-CV 10 capsule with acid-lowering medicines?
A: Clopitab-CV 10 capsule can be taken with acid-lowering medicines except for some acid-lowering medicines such as omeprazole, esomeprazole. Omeprazole or esomeprazole can the decrease action of Clopitab-CV 10 capsule if taken together.
Q: Can Clopitab-CV 10 capsule cause muscle weakness?
A: Clopitab-CV 10 capsule can cause muscle weakness as a side effect of using this medicine.
Q: Why does Clopitab-CV 10 capsule cause bruising?
A: Clopitab-CV 10 capsule can cause bruising due to a break in small blood vessels present under your skin which is due to the Clopidogrel component present in this medicine.
Q: Is Clopitab CV a blood thinner?
A: Clopitab CV is a combination of two active components, clopidogrel and atorvastatin (acts as a cholesterol-lowering agent). Clopidogrel acts as a blood-thinning agent, which prevents the platelets from sticking together and decreases the formation of harmful blood clots.
Q: When should I take the Clopitab CV?
A: You can take the Clopitab CV with or without food, as advised by the doctor. But it is advised to take it at the same time every day for better results.