Clopidogrel 75mg, Clopidogrel 150mg
Prevention of heart attack and stroke
Clopigrel A 150 mg/75 mg Capsule is a combination of two antiplatelet medicines: Aspirin and Clopidogrel which prevent heart attack. They work by preventing the platelets from sticking together and decrease the formation of harmful blood clots.
Abdominal pain Bruise Diarrhea Gastrointestinal bleeding Increased bleeding tendency Nosebleeds
Answer: You may have been prescribed Clopigrel A 150 mg/75 mg Capsule if you had a heart attack, were treated with stents in your coronary arteries, or had coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG).
Answer: Yes, Clopigrel A 150 mg/75 mg Capsule is a type of blood thinner. It works by preventing platelets (type of blood cells) from sticking together and forming clots. This action of Clopigrel A 150 mg/75 mg Capsule helps in preventing conditions like heart attack or stroke in people with heart disease, who have recently suffered a heart attack or severe heart-related chest pain (unstable angina).
Answer: Your doctor will suggest the exact duration for which you may have to take Clopigrel A 150 mg/75 mg Capsule. The duration will be decided after considering various factors like the illness you are being treated for, type of stent inserted, any episodes of bleeding experienced by you during treatment, etc. Usually, Clopigrel A 150 mg/75 mg Capsule is prescribed for a minimum duration of 1 year. However, it is advised to follow your doctors advice precisely to get maximum benefit of Clopigrel A 150 mg/75 mg Capsule. Do not stop the medication on your own, consult your doctor first. Sudden discontinuation may increase the chances of clot formation in the stent, heart attack and can even lead to death.
Answer: It is not advised to take alcohol while taking Clopigrel A 150 mg/75 mg Capsule, as alcohol may increase your chance of stomach bleeding. As a result, you may vomit blood (which may be bright red blood or black/dark brown like coffee grounds) or you may have bloody or black tarry stools. Discuss with your doctor if you are not sure.
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