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Clopivas 75mg Strip Of 15 Tablets
Clopivas 75mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Clopivas 75mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

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15 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Clopidogrel(75.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
Anti-platelet

Medical Description

Clopivas 75mg tablet is an antiplatelet medicine that contains Clopidogrel as an active ingredient. Clopivas 75mg tablet is used to treat heart diseases associated with abnormal blood clot formation in blood vessels and reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke and heart-related chest pain. Clopidogrel works by inhibiting the enzyme, responsible for the aggregation of platelets. This prevents blood clot formation. Clopivas 75mg tablet ensures the smooth and normal flow of blood in blood vessels. Clopilet tablets may interact with other medicines and can produce an altered response. Therefore, inform your doctor before starting with Clopilet other medicines, OTC products and herbal preparations you are taking.
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Uses of Clopivas 75mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

The uses of Clopivas 75mg tablet 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 Clopivas 75mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

  • If you are allergic to clopidogrel or any other components of the medicine.
  • if you have bleeding in the brain, stomach ulcer, and liver disorders.

Side effects of Clopivas 75mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Nausea Diarrhoea Heartburn Stomach pain Headache Dizziness Bleeding of the nose and gums Black or tarry stool Blood in vomit Cough, flu-like symptoms Runny nose Acne-like rash Bruising

Precautions and Warnings of Clopivas 75mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Clopivas 75mg tablet during pregnancy?
A:
This medicine is not recommended for use during pregnancy as there is limited safety-related data on this medicine during pregnancy. However, if needed the doctor will prescribe the medicine by taking into account the benefits and risks.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Clopivas 75mg tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
The medicine is not considered safe for nursing mothers as it is not known if this medicine passes into breast milk. However, the physician should be consulted before taking the medicine.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Clopivas 75mg tablet Tablet?
A:
Clopivas 75mg tablet does not affect the ability to drive. However, side effects like dizziness have been noticed. So avoid driving in case you experience any side effects.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Clopivas 75mg tablet Tablet?
A:
Drinking alcohol with Clopivas 75mg tablet can lead to an increase in chances of stomach ulcers. Therefore, it should be avoided.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
You are undergoing surgery (dental procedures included). you have a genetic bleeding disorder known as Hemophilia where blood clotting is affected. You have severe kidney or liver-related disorders. The physician should be informed before treatment if you have any allergies to clopidogrel or any other antiplatelet medicine. Also, tell your doctor about bleeding disorders, liver disease, or if you had recent surgery or serious injury/trauma.
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Mode of Action of Clopivas 75mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

How Does It Work?

Clopidogrel inhibits the enzymes responsible for the platelet aggregation 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 abnormal blood clots.
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Directions for Use of Clopivas 75mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Take Clopivas 75mg tablet as directed by the healthcare practitioner. This medicine should be taken orally with or without food. Swallow it whole with a glass of water.

Interactions of Clopivas 75mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Concomitant use of blood thinners like Warfarin, Anti clotting protein like Heparin, other antiplatelet medication like Aspirin, pain killers like Naproxen, medicines used for psychotic disorders like Fluoxetine with Clopivas 75mg tablet can increase the risk of bleeding.
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  • Use of medicine to control acidity like Omeprazole together with this medicine decrease the effect of the Clopivas 75mg tablet.
  • The use of HIV antiviral medication together with Clopivas 75mg tablet increases the risk of bleeding.

Storage and disposal of Clopivas 75mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

  • Store Clopilet Tablet in an airtight container away from sunlight and excessive heat.
  • Keep it out of reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Clopivas 75mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Overdose

An overdose of Clopivas 75mg tabletcan lead to increase in the side effects, especially the symptoms of bleeding. Sometimes the complications can be fatal. If you have taken too much of this medicine inform your doctor immediately.
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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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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is Clopivas 75mg tablet used for?

A: Clopivas 75mg tablet is used to prevent blood clot formation in the blood vessels. Thus, reducing the risk of heart attack, stroke and heart-related chest pain.

Q: How long one should take Clopivas 75mg tablet after bypass surgery?

A: Recovering from Cardiac bypass surgery takes time, and everyone recovers at a slightly different pace. For best results, follow your doctor's instructions and do not stop this medicine on your own without consulting your doctor.

Q: What are the ideal storage conditions for Clopivas 75mg tablet?

A: It 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 it 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 Clopivas 75mg tablet?

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 Clopivas 75mg tablet?

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 Clopivas 75mg tablet?

A: Unless specified by the physician, a regular diet should be continued during treatment.
Last Updated on: 20 Mar 2021 | 09:47 AM (IST)
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