Generic Name: Clopidogrel
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CHEMICAL NAME Clopidogrel (clop- ID- oh- grel)
Plavix (Clopidogrel) helps to prevent platelets from sticking and forming a blockage. The lack of the medication may cause blood to clot and block any artery.
It also helps to lower the risk of stroke, blood clots or heart issues. This is especially recommended post heart attack, angina or circulation issues. Patients of peripheral artery issues or PAD with narrowed blood vessels can take advantage of this medication.
Common side effects of using Plavix (Clopidogrel) includes - chest pain, collection of blood under skin, dark purple bruises, itching, pain and swelling.
However, much serious side effects may include -
Do not use the Plavix (Clopidogrel) if you are allergic to it or if you have certain health issues like - stomach ulcers, bleeding in brain, recent surgery, liver issues, trauma, hemophilia, etc.
Also, tell your doctor if you are pregnant or wish to be pregnant or if you are breastfeeding.
You need to avoid chances of getting bruised or cut. Avoid using shaving tools, razors, nail cutter and activities like contact sports.
Before you start using the medication, talk to your doctor about your medical condition and about the existing medications that you are taking especially the Over the counter drugs.
Questions and Answers | Clopidogrel
1. Can I drink alcohol with this medication?
Answer- If you are taking the above medication avoid the use of alcohol and alcoholic beverages, etc.
The medication reacts strongly and will affect your stomach and may cause bleeding.
2. Can I stop taking this drug?
Answer- You need to avoid missing a dose. The same may cause serious health issues. However, you need to stop taking the medication at least 5 days before taking any surgery.
IMPORTANT NOTE: The knowledge provided is meant to raise an understanding of knowledge regarding wellbeing and does not recommend medication or evaluation. Such material is not a substitution for clinical medical treatment and can not be taken as suggesting or advising that it is healthy, acceptable or efficient for you to take the medication. Consult a health care provider and specialist for psychological therapy and diagnosis.