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Stromix 75 MG Tablet

Manufactured byAbbott Healthcare Pvt. Ltd.
ContainsClopidogrel
Description
Stromix 75 MG Tablet is an anticlotting medicine commonly known as blood thinners. It is one of the primarily prescribed medications that prevent platelet aggregation or clots in blood vessels. Stromix 75 MG Tablet is mainly helpful in reducing the risk of various cardiovascular events such as angina pectoris (chest discomfort/pain caused due to insufficient oxygen supply to the heart muscle), heart attack (blockage of heart muscles due to the formation of plaques), and stroke (a medical condition caused by insufficient blood flow and oxygen supply to the brain), etc. This medicine prevents abnormal blood clotting and promotes a smooth flow of blood. Stromix 75 MG Tablet is mostly prescribed in combination with other anticoagulants (which prevent or remove clots) like aspirin or statins like atorvastatin for better therapeutic effect. However, take this medicine only if prescribed by your doctor. You may experience certain side effects such as headache, dizziness, tiredness, taste change and stomach upset during the treatment with Stromix 75 MG Tablet. Do not take this medicine if you are previously allergic to it. If you feel dizzy or tired, avoid driving a vehicle or operating machinery. Children below 18 years of age are not allowed to take Stromix 75 MG Tablet as safety is not established. You can take Stromix 75 MG Tablet with or without food. For the ease of remembering, take this medicine around the same time every day. Appropriate lifestyle changes like a low salt and low-fat diet, strict exercise, should be started and stop smoking to feel better along with this medicine. Do not stop taking Stromix 75 MG Tablet unless your doctor tells you to stop. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding. Patients with an active or previous history of bleeding disorders should avoid using Stromix 75 MG Tablet. Close monitoring of platelets count and PT/INR (Prothrombin time/international normalized ratio) values are necessary for such patients.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Stromix 75 MG 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
  • Diarrhoea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Joint pain
  • Abdominal pain

Uses of Stromix 75 MG Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Heart diseases
  • Peripheral arterial disease
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    Stromix 75 MG Tablet can show its effect within 2 hours of oral administration.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    Stromix 75 MG Tablet generally remains active in the body for an average of 12 hours after onset of action.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit forming tendency has been reported for Stromix 75 MG Tablet.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    Stromix 75 MG Tablet is generally safe to use during pregnancy. It is not known to cause any harm to the fetus. However, use this medicine only if recommended by your doctor upon prescription.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    The excretion of Stromix 75 MG Tablet in breast milk is unknown. Therefore, all breastfeeding mothers should take this medicine only if necessary and upon doctor's prescription. All the benefits and risks should be discussed with the doctor before taking this clopidogrel.

Allergy

Avoid taking Stromix 75 MG Tablet if you are previously allergic to it. A serious allergic reaction to this medicine is rare. Seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms of allergic reactions such as skin rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, breathing difficulties, etc.

Bleeding disorder

Do not use Stromix 75 MG Tablet in patients with any previous history of bleeding disorder like the peptic ulcer or bleeding in the brain as it can cause excess bleeding resulting in worsening of the patient's health condition.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

Stromix 75 MG Tablet is generally safe to use during pregnancy. It is not known to cause any harm to the fetus. However, use this medicine only if recommended by your doctor upon prescription.

Breast-feeding

The excretion of Stromix 75 MG Tablet in breast milk is unknown. Therefore, all breastfeeding mothers should take this medicine only if necessary and upon doctor's prescription. All the benefits and risks should be discussed with the doctor before taking this clopidogrel.
General warnings

Bleeding disorder

Close monitoring of platelets count is necessary for patients with any bleeding disorder as Stromix 75 MG Tablet may worsen the patient's health condition.

Discontinuation of clopidogrel

Sudden stoppage of Stromix 75 MG Tablet 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.

Use in children

Stromix 75 MG Tablet is not recommended for use in children below 18 years of age since the safety and efficacy data is not established.

Missed Dose

Try not to skip a dose of Stromix 75 MG Tablet. And if a dose is skipped, do not add it up to the next dose.

Overdose

Reach the nearest emergency medical department immediately or contact the doctor in case of an overdose of Stromix 75 MG Tablet
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

Do not use Stromix 75 MG Tablet in patients with any previous history of bleeding disorder like the peptic ulcer or bleeding in the brain, as it can cause excess bleeding resulting in worsening of the patient's health condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take Stromix 75 MG Tablet with food or immediately after food to avoid any stomach irritation. Never take more than the prescribed dose. Take this medicine at around the same time daily mostly in the daytime to prevent sleep disturbance. Drink an adequate amount of water. Do not stop taking this medicine before completion of the course/without consulting your doctor. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable effects like unusual bleeding.
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
Stromix 75 MG Tablet works by preventing the formation of clots in blood vessels and helps in free blood flow. Thus reduces the risk of stroke and heart attacks in most patients.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Antiplatelet agents

Schedule

Schedule H

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