Deplatt tablet 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. It contains clopidogrel as an active ingredient. It inhibits the activity of an enzyme that is responsible for blood clotting. Along with the treatment, a slight modification in lifestyle including a healthy diet, avoiding smoke and alcohol, weight loss, etc is more helpful to manage the heart condition. The medicine is mostly prescribed to patients who are at high risk of heart strokes or cardiovascular diseases. The medicine interacts with other medicines and produces an altered response. Inform the doctor before starting treatment with Deplatt tablet, OTC products and herbal preparations you are taking and discuss if you have a medical condition....
Q: How do I know if the Deplatt tablet is working?
A: The doctor will perform tests to make sure it is working right for you. Contact the doctor if you experience symptoms like shortness of breath, unusual sweating, weakness, slurred speech or changes in eyesight.
Q: What precautions I must follow while taking the Deplatt tablet?
A: Inform the doctor regarding the other prescription and non-prescription medications, vitamins, nutritional supplements and herbal products you take or will soon be taking. Ensure you mention if you are taking anticoagulants (blood thinners) like warfarin, aspirin and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs like naproxen as the doctor may need to change the dosage of the medication or monitor for side effects.
Q: How long I must take the Deplatt tablet after bypass surgery?
A: Recovering from Cardiac bypass surgery takes time and everyone recovers at a different pace. For best results, follow the doctor's instructions and avoid stopping the Deplatt tablet on your own without consulting the doctor.
Q: When and how I must take the Deplatt tablet?
A: Deplatt 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 Deplatt 75 tablet a blood thinner?
A: Yes, Deplatt Tablet is commonly known as blood thinner medicine and belongs to an antiplatelet class of medicine. Clopidogrel present in Deplatt tablet reduces the formation of clots within the blood vessels thus help easing the blood flow.
Q: Is Deplatt A and Deplatt 75 same?
A: No, Depalatt A contains aspirin and clopidogrel. While Deplatt 75 contains clopidogrel as an active component.
Q: Can I take aspirin along with Deplatt 75?
A: You should avoid taking aspirin along with Deplatt 75 unless prescribed by the doctor. As it can enhance the risk of bleeding.