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Clopiwok 75mg Tablet

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Clopiwok 75 MG Description

Clopiwok Tablet is an antiplatelet medicine. This Tablet reduces the risk of formation of blood clots in the blood vessels and reduces the risk of heart attack, stroke and heart-related chest pain. It...
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ContainsClopidogrel(75.0 Mg)
UsesPrevention of stroke or heart attack
Side effectsStomach upset, diarrhoea, abnormal bleeding
ClassificationANTI-PLATELET
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Uses of Clopiwok 75 MG

  • It is used to prevent blood clots after heart procedures like stenting, peripheral vascular disease, heart attack and strokes.
  • It is used to treat unstable angina or chest pain.

Contraindications of Clopiwok 75 MG

  • If you are allergic to clopidogrel or other components of the Clopiwok Tablet.
  • If you suffer from a condition that causes bleeding like a stomach ulcer or bleeding inside the brain.
  • If you have a severe liver disorder.

Side effects of Clopiwok 75 MG

  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Indigestion or heartburn
  • Abnormal bleeding or bruising

Precautions and Warnings of Clopiwok 75 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take a Clopiwok Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
There is little safety information available on the use of Clopiwok Tablet during pregnancy. Avoid the same unless prescribed by the doctor. Consult the doctor before taking the medication.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take a Clopiwok Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is unknown if clopidogrel passes through breast milk. Avoid while breastfeeding. Consult the doctor before taking the medication.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive after consuming the Clopiwok Tablet?
A:
Clopiwok Tablet does not affect the ability to drive. Avoid driving until you know how the medicine affects you.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol while taking a Clopiwok Tablet?
A:
Taking Clopiwok Tablet along with alcohol may increase the chances of stomach ulcers. Avoid alcohol while on the medication.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You suffer from a blood disorder.
  • You had a brain stroke or blood clot inside the brain.
  • You have kidney or liver disease.
  • You suffer from Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (TTP) - a condition causing fever and bruising under the skin, with or without tiredness, confusion, jaundice.
  • You have an allergy to a particular medicine.
  • You are undergoing surgery (dental procedures included).
  • Clopiwok Tablet is not recommended for use in children.

Mode of Action of Clopiwok 75 MG

How Does It Work?

Platelets are minuscule substances of the blood that stick together to form a blood clot. Clopidogrel in the medicine inhibits the enzymes responsible for the platelet aggregation and prevents the pla...
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Directions for Use of Clopiwok 75 MG

Take as directed by the doctor. Swallow as a whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine. Take with or without food. Take the medicine regularly and avoid consuming it more tha...
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Interactions of Clopiwok 75 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Sometimes medicine affects the way other medicines work, and other medicines affect how the medicine works if taken at the same time.
  • Inform the doctor regarding the medicines, supplements or herbals you take or might take to avoid possible interaction.
  • If you are taking medicines like other blood thinners like warfarin or anti-platelet medicines like aspirin, heparin, painkillers, medicines used for brain-related disorders like fluoxetine, anti-HIV ...
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  • Simultaneous use of antacids like omeprazole decreases the effectiveness of the Clopiwok Tablet if taken along.
  • Other medicines that must be used with caution are anti-cancer medicines, anti-diabetics, anti-epileptic medicines or anti-fungal antibiotics like fluconazole.

Interactions with food items

Avoid grapefruit juice, when taking the Clopiwok Tablet, which reduces the efficacy of the medication. Avoid consuming grapefruit juice while on the medication.

Storage and disposal of Clopiwok 75 MG

  • Store at a cool and dry place away from direct heat or moisture.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.

Dosage of Clopiwok 75 MG

Overdose

An overdose of Clopiwok causes internal bleeding, which will cause the patient to lose consciousness or have trouble breathing. Seek medical assistance if you suspect an overdose of Clopiwok Tablet.

Missed a Dose

Missing doses of the medicine have side effects. If you have missed taking a dose, take it as soon as you remember (if it is within 12 hours of the usual time). If it is time for the next dose (more t...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: When and how I must take the Clopiwok Tablet?

A: Clopiwok Tablet must be taken orally. Take with or without food. Complete the course of medicine, avoid stopping the medicine halfway without consulting the physician as discontinuation may lead to an increased risk of cardiovascular diseases.

Q: Is Clopiwok Tablet a blood thinner?

A: Yes, Clopiwok Tablet is commonly known as blood thinner medicine and belongs to an antiplatelet class of medicine. Clopidogrel present in Clopiwok Tablet reduces the formation of clots within the blood vessels thus help easing the blood flow.

Q: Is Clopiwok a steroid?

A: No, Clopiwok is not a steroid. It is an antiplatelet medicine and reduces the risk of formation of blood clots in the blood vessels and reduces the risk of heart attack, stroke and heart-related chest pain.
Product Details
Brand
CLOPIWOK
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
09/11/2022
Last Updated on: 12 May 2022 | 01:13 PM (IST)

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