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CLOPACT A 150 CAPSULE

Manufactured byIpca Laboratories Pvt. Ltd.
ContainsAspirin (75 mg) + Clopidogrel (75 mg)
Description

CLOPACT A 150 CAPSULE is a combination medicine used for the treatment of angina pectoris (chest discomfort/pain caused due to insufficient oxygen supply to the heart muscle), heart attack, and stroke (a medical condition caused by insufficient blood flow and oxygen supply to the brain). This medicine is not recommended for use in patients less than 18 years of age and in patients with a known history of bleeding disorders.

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Side effects

Major & minor side effects for CLOPACT A 150 CAPSULE

  • Diarrhea
  • Itching
  • Ringing in ears
  • Black or Tarry stools
  • Blood in urine
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea or Vomiting
  • Muscle pain
  • Heartburn

Uses of CLOPACT A 150 CAPSULE

What is it prescribed for?

  • Angina Pectoris
  • Myocardial infarction
  • Stroke
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The effect of this medicine can be observed within 30 minutes of administration of the dose.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 12 hours.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of serious adverse effects such as severe gastrointestinal bleeding, lightheadedness, fainting, etc.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe a safer alternative based on your clinical condition.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue breastfeeding or to discontinue the drug based on your clinical condition.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to aspirin, other NSAIDs, clopidogrel, or any other inactive ingredients present along with these medicines.

Bleeding disorder

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of any bleeding disorder due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Severe renal impairment

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of severe impairment of kidney function due to the increased risk of serious adverse effects.

Severe Hepatic impairment

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of severe impairment of liver function due to the increased risk of serious adverse effects.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe a safer alternative based on your clinical condition.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue breastfeeding or to discontinue the drug based on your clinical condition.
General warnings

Asthma

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of aspirin-sensitive asthma due to the increased risk of worsening the patient's condition.

Liver impairment

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a known history of liver diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function tests, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Bleeding disorders

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of bleeding disorders since it may worsen the patient's condition. Replacement with a suitable alternative should be considered under your doctor's supervision.

Missed Dose

The missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it is already time for your next scheduled dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up for the missed dose.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

N/A

Instructions

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of serious adverse effects such as severe gastrointestinal bleeding, lightheadedness, fainting, etc.
Interaction with Medicine

Corticosteroids

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

Antacids

Methotrexate

CYP2C19 Inhibitors

Disease interactions

Bleeding disorders

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with bleeding disorders such as peptic ulcer disease or intracranial bleeding since it may worsen the patient's condition. Replacement with a suitable alternative should be considered under your doctor's supervision.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take this medicine as instructed by the doctor. You are advised to take this medicine with food or immediately after food to minimize stomach irritation. Do not take in larger amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Miscelleneous

To be taken with food

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine prevents abnormal blood clotting, relieves inflammation and swelling, and promotes a smooth flow of blood. It is thus effective in reducing the strain on the heart and the risk of blood clot formation.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Antiplatelet agents

Schedule

Schedule H

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