Clopicor 75 Tablet

Manufactured byLIA LIFE SCIENCES PVT. LTD.
ContainsClopidogrel
Description

Clopicor 75 Tablet is antiplatelet which is used to prevent clots in blood vessels. It can be taken in combination with other antiplatelets for a better action. It is not recommended in patients with bleeding disorders. Close monitoring of platelets count is necessary.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Clopicor 75 Tablet

  • White patches in the mouth or on the tongue
  • Redness of skin
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Blood in urine and stools
  • Headache
  • Change in taste
  • Diarrhea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Joint pain
  • Abdominal pain

Uses of Clopicor 75 Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Ischemic Stroke
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The effect of this medicine can be observed in 2 hours.
  • Duration of effect
    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 12 hours.
  • Safe with alcohol?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is it habit forming?
    No habit forming tendency has been reported.
  • Usage in pregnancy?
    This medicine is recommended in pregnant women only if necessary. The benefits and risks should be discussed with the doctor before receiving this medicine.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    The excretion of this medicine in breast milk is unknown. It is used only if necessary. The benefits and risks should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Allergy

Not recommended in patients with known allergy to Clopicor 75 Tablet.

Bleeding disorder

Not recommended in patients with any bleeding disorder like the peptic ulcer or bleeding in the brain.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is recommended in pregnant women only if necessary. The benefits and risks should be discussed with the doctor before receiving this medicine.

Breast-feeding

The excretion of this medicine in breast milk is unknown. It is used only if necessary. The benefits and risks should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
General warnings

Bleeding disorder

This medicine may increase the risk of bleeding, therefore should be used with caution in patients with the bleeding disorder. Inform the doctor if you have any gastrointestinal diseases or an injury. Close monitoring of platelets count is necessary.

Discontinuation of Clopidogrel

Sudden stoppage of this medicine may increase the risk of heart diseases. If treatment is interrupted in conditions like surgery or bleeding, it should be restarted as soon as possible.

Missed Dose

The missed dose should be taken as soon possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it's already time for your next scheduled dose.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of 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

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Escitalopram

Fluconazole

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

Isoniazid

Disease interactions

Bleeding disorders

This medicine may increase the risk of bleeding, therefore should be used with caution in patients with the bleeding disorder. Inform the doctor if you have any gastrointestinal diseases or an injury. Close monitoring of platelets count is necessary.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take Clopicor 75 Tablet as advised by your doctor. Do not take in larger amounts than advised. It is advised to take this medicine at the same time every day. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable effects like unusual bleeding. Do not stop taking the medicine without consulting your doctor.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
It works by preventing the formation of clots in blood vessels and helps in free blood flow.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Antiplatelet agents

Schedule

Schedule H

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https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/medicine/28474

Clopidogrel: MedlinePlus Drug Information [Internet]. Medlineplus.gov. 2017 [cited 6 May 2017]. Available from:

https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a601040.html

DailyMed - Clopidogrel bisulfate tablet, film coated [Internet]. Dailymed.nlm.nih.gov. 2017 [cited 6 May 2017]. Available from:

https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=0078fb3d-3595-4ae1-a059-1d5e81c879cf

Prescribing medicines in pregnancy database [Internet]. Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA). 2017 [cited 6 May 2017]. Available from:

https://www.tga.gov.au/prescribing-medicines-pregnancy-database#searchname
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