The effects of Plavix drug depends on its use and dosage taken. If the symptoms do not decrease, please talk to the doctor for another solution.
You are advised to take this medicine during meals or after meals. This medication should only be taken after a dose determined by the doctor.
You need doctor's prescription to get this medication. You can buy Plavix from the nearest pharmacy. There is also another generic version. Generally, these drugs are not considered overpriced, and may be taken as prescribed in a doctor's prescription.
Please check the expiry date above the drug package. It is produced by Sanofi Pharmaceuticals.
How to take Plavix? - Swallow the pill and do not chew. Take according to the dose prescribed by the doctor.
Before taking Plavix, please refer to the doctor's advice especially if you have any of the following illnesses. Contraindicated disease:
-Allergies to Plavix or any other of its ingredients
-Internal hemorrhage such as peptic ulcer disease or brain haemorrhage
Please stop taking the medication if you have the following symptoms.
Reaction between Plavix medicine:
Reaction varies by individual. You are encouraged to ask your doctor about the possibility of reactions between the medicines before taking them.
-Other antiplatelet drug
-SSRI and SNRI drug
-Proton pump inhibitor drug such as omeprazole
This is a incomplete list of reactions between medicines and illnesses that may interfere with Plavix drugs.
Before you take this medicine, please tell your doctor about all the medicines you take. Remember the following:
-Avoid excessive exposure to sunlight
-Avoid using this medicine in prolonged time
-Alcohol may affect your liver if taken with this medicine
Tell your doctor about any other illness you are experiencing or about your other medications
use. Do not stop taking medicines that have been determined by the doctor
It is safe to take alcohol with Plavix 75mg Tablet. However, it is advisable to consume alcohol in moderate amount because drinking too much alcohol while on Plavix 75mg Tablet might irritate the stomach.
Animal studies have failed to prove that there is a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate human studies. As no data is available, it is recommended not to use Plavix 75mg Tablet during pregnancy.
Breastfeeding Warning(Limited Data)
There is limited human data on whether Plavix 75mg Tablet is excreted in human breast milk. Animal studies demonstrated that Plavix 75mg Tablet is excreted in breast milk. It is advisable that breastfeeding is discontinued following treatment with Plavix 75mg Tablet.
Driving Warning (Safe)
Plavix 75mg Tablet usually does not affect the ability to drive. Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Kidney Warning(Use With Care)
There is limited study on the usage of Plavix 75mg Tablet in patients with renal impairment. This, it is recommended that Plavix 75mg Tablet should be used with caution in such patients.
Liver Warning(Limited information)
There is limited experience in patients with liver disease who may have bleeding tendencies. In such a population, Plavix 75mg Tablet need to be used with caution.
As with all medications, you may experience some side effects. Not everyone experiences it. This is not a cause for concern. However, it is so that you are aware of it.
Apart from the function of Plavix and its use, there may be side effects associated with this drug. Please see the list below:
Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP)
Although some common symptoms usually occur, there are fewer symptoms which are rare can also occur . If you have any of the above symptoms, please talk to the doctor immediately. You should also consult your doctor if you have blurring vision or skin rashes. The above list may be incomplete and please inform if you have other symptoms. These symptoms are more pronounced if the drug is used extensively.
1. I forgot to take a dose of Plavix on a specific day. What should I do?
If you forget to take a dose of your medicine, please take the medication once you remember. But if the time has come or is near for the next dose, ignore the unnecessary dosage. In such a situation, avoid taking twice as much dosages as advised.
2. I used over the Plavix medication from the recommended quantities. What steps should I take?
If you think you have taken Plavix more than recommended quantities, please consult your doctor's advice immediately. Medication overdose may lead to undesirable side effects.
3. Is it safe to take Plavix during pregnancy?
There is no information about the use of Plavix during pregnancy. You should consult the obstetrician for further information before taking the medicine. Pregnant women should look into the benefits and disadvantages of the drug with a doctor before taking it.
4. Is it safe to use Plavix when breastfeeding?
There is no information about the use of Plavix during breastfeeding. You should consult the obstetrician for further information before taking the medicine. Pregnant women should look into the benefits and disadvantages of the drug with a doctor before taking it.
5. Does the use of Plavix lead to addiction?
Please read the information listed on the medication pack carefully.
6. I already taken a dose of the drug that has passed the expiry date. What should I do?
Taking a dose of Plavix that have passed the expiry date may not bring any adverse effects. But you are encouraged to talk to a doctor as a precautionary measure.
7. Is Plavix medication safe to use?
Yes, Plavix is safe to use if the dosage taken is as advised by your doctor.
Mechanism of Action
Plavix 75mg Tablet is a thrombolytic agent which works by inhibiting platelet aggregation. It activates glycoprotein GPIIb/IIIa complex which then reduces platelet aggregation.
Information last updated on: : Thu Oct 29 2020 00:35:05 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time) 4.9
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