Always consult a Medical doctor or patient care specialist before using clopidogrel tablets.
Indications and Usage
Clopidogrel is used to prevent blood clots when there is chest pain, stroke, a heart attack and peripheral arterial disease (poor circulation in your legs).
Clopidogrel can also be combined with other drugs when instructed by your doctor.
Administration and Dosage
Use of clopidogrel tablets during pregnancy or breastfeeding does not appear to be harmful.
Consult with your doctor or health care professional before taking clopidogrel.
Refer to your doctor or pharmacist for guidelines on dosage.
Do not exceed the advisable dosage. The usual dose for adults is 300mg; taken one time, then 75mg, taken once per day as a maintenance dose.
This drug is not for children below 18 years old.
Possible interactions with clopidogrel tablets include diabetes drugs, proton pump inhibitors, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), blood thinners, opioids, antidepressants and salicylates (aspirin).
Clopidogrel tablets should not be taken with alcohol. Consult with your doctor about any medications you are taking, before your treatment with clopidogrel tablets.
Taking more clopidogrel may cause poisoning and serious side effects. Please call the emergency department if you suspect clopidogrel tablets overdose.
Do NOT take clopidogrel if
- You have a severe bleeding problem;
- You are going to have any surgical procedure;
- You have serious liver damage;
- You have any blood-related disorders.
No adverse reactions have been reported.
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