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Clofirst 75 MG Tablet 10

Clofirst 75 MG Tablet 10

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    • Rs. 61.00

    Uses :

    Clopidogrel is used to prevent blood from clotting. Clopidogrel is beneficial in prevention of heart attack and stroke, and relieves chest pain.

    Mode of drug action


    Clopidogrel is an anti-platelet drug. The drug works by preventing platelets (a type of blood cells) from aggregating, thereby preventing the formation of blood clots. Clopidogrel is also known as a blood thinning agent as it keeps the blood thin enough to flow smoothly through the blood vessels.

    What are the common side effects?

    Clopidogrel side effects include diarrhea, nausea, acne-like rash, joint pain, chest pain, headache, upper respiratory tract infection, urinary tract infection, depression, and bruising.

    Warning

    Pregnancy: Safe under medical guidance Breast feeding: Safe under medical guidance Alcohol: Unsafe

    Special precautions for safe use

    • Patients must know the important information of Clofirst medicine for the safe use of it.

    • Individuals who have had a stroke with bleeding into the brain should not take Clofirst medicine.

    • Discontinue Clofirst tablet use in the conditions of sharp muscle pain, weakness and fever.

    • If the individuals experience dark colored urine or yellowing of skin or eyes, after the administration of Clofirst tablets immediately inform the doctor. These signs and symptoms might indicate an active bleeding.

    • Clofirst drug might interact with certain foods that may decrease or increase its action. One such instance is grapefruit or grape juice. So, when administering Clofirst medicine avoid taking grapefruit.

    • Talk to your doctor if you have any medical conditions such as kidney problems, hypothyroidism or a family history of problems related to muscles, as these conditions may worsen Clofirst side effects.

    What else should I know?

    1. I have stomach ulcer which causes bleeding at times, can I use clopidogrel? No, if you have any bleeding diseases, then you should not use clopidogrel, as it can cause bleeding.

    2. I am on clopidogrel since two months; can I undergo a dental surgery? If you are planning to undergo any surgery, you must make the doctor aware that you are using clopidogrel, because it may cause over bleeding during the surgical procedure.

    3. What are the suitable storage conditions for clopidogrel? Clopidogrel must be stored at a room temperature away from moisture and heat.

    4. Can I gain or lose weight by chronic use of clopidogrel? No, there is no evidence that you may lose or gain weight with the long-term use of clopidogrel.

    5. I have gastric acidity problem and am on clopidogrel. Is it okay if I administer ranitidine for acidity? Yes, ranitidine is safe to take with clopidogrel. But other drugs of same class such as cimetidine which are used in gastric acidity can interact with clopidogrel.

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