Clop 75 Tablet
Clop 75 Tablet
strip of 10 tablets
West-Coast Pharmaceutical Works Ltd
Composition :Clopidogrel (75mg)
Introduction to Clop 75 Tablet
Clop 75 Tablet is a medication that helps prevent the formation of blood clots. It belongs to a class of drugs known as antiplatelets. By blocking specific receptors on platelets. Clopidogrel reduces their stickiness and ability to form clots, ultimately lowering the risk of clot-related complications.
Clopidogrel works by inhibiting the activation of platelets, preventing them from becoming sticky and forming clots. Once activated within the body, it maintains platelets in a less sticky state for approximately one week. However, genetic differences can influence its effectiveness. Before planned surgeries, doctors typically stop it a few days in advance. Individuals with certain genetic variations might require different strategies. Always consult your doctor, particularly in high-risk situations.
Follow your doctor's guidance regarding the dosage and duration of this medicine You can take it with or without food, but taking it at the same time daily is advisable for better outcomes.
Possible side effects include abdominal pain, bruising, diarrhea, hematoma, nosebleeds, gastrointestinal bleeding, and dyspepsia (indigestion).
It increases the risk of bleeding, especially in individuals with impaired liver function or a history of bleeding disorders, recent surgery, gastrointestinal ulcers, or those taking medications that also increase bleeding risk (such as anticoagulants). It interacts with certain medications, like proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), which may reduce its effectiveness. Discuss all medications, including over-the-counter and herbal supplements, with your healthcare provider.
If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember. However, if the next dose is approaching, skip the missed one and continue with your regular schedule. Avoid doubling doses. Consult your doctor for guidance on managing missed doses effectively.
Always heed your doctor's instructions and communicate any concerns or complications while taking it.
How Clop 75 Tablet Works
Clopidogrel helps prevent blood clot formation by blocking a specific receptor on platelets. When activated, platelets become sticky and can form clots. Clopidogrel inhibits this activation, reducing the risk of clotting. It undergoes a process in the body to become active. Genetic differences can affect how well it works. Once active, it keeps platelets less sticky for about a week. If surgery is planned, it's usually stopped a few days before. People with certain genetic variations may need different strategies. Always consult with your doctor, especially in high-risk situations.
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What if I Missed a Dose of Clop 75 Tablet
If you miss a dose, take it when you remember. If your next dose is close, skip the missed one and stay on your regular schedule. Avoid taking two doses at once. Consult your doctor for guidance on managing missed doses effectively.
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