CLOPIDOGREL GSK . 75 mg. 30 tablets
CLOPIDOGREL GSK . 75 mg. 30 tablets
GSK CLOPIDOGREL WHAT IS AND WHAT IT IS USED FOR?
Clopidogrel, the active ingredient in the tablets Clopidogrel belongs to a group of medicines called antitromotsitni medicines. Platelets are very small structures, smaller than red or white blood cells which clump together during blood clotting. By preventing this clumping, antitrombitsintite drugs reduce the risk of blood clots.
Clopidogrel is used to prevent blood clots in seal blood vessels, a process known as atherothrombosis, which can lead to atherothrombotic events.
Clopidogrel is prescribed to prevent blood clots and reduce the risk of these severe events because:
You have a condition of hardening of arteries
You have previously experienced a heart attack, stroke or have a condition known as peripheral arterial disease
You have severe chest pain known as 'unstable angina' or 'myocardial infarction'. To treat this condition, your doctor may have placed a stent in the blocked or narrowed artery to restore effective blood flow. You should apply and acetylsalicylic acid.
BEFORE YOU TAKE CLOPIDOGREL GSK
Do not take Clopidogrel GSK
If you are allergic to clopidogrel, soybean oil, peanut oil or any of the other ingredients of Clopidogrel GSK
If you have a medical condition that is currently causing bleeding such as a stomach ulcer or bleeding in the brain
If you suffer from severe liver disease
Take special care with Clopidogrel GSK
If you have a risk of bleeding such as
Disease puts you at risk of internal bleeding
Blood disorder that makes you prone to internal bleeding / bleeding in the tissues, organs or joints of your body /
A recent serious injury
Planned surgery within the next seven days
If you had a clot in brain artery occurred within the last seven days
If you are taking other medications
If you have kidney or liver disease
While taking Clopidogrel GSK
You should tell your doctor if a surgery
You must also immediately inform your doctor if you develop a medical condition that includes fever and bruising under the skin that may appear as red pinpoint dots, with or without unexplained extreme tiredness, confusion, yellowing of the skin or eyes
If you cut or injure yourself, it may take longer than usual for bleeding to stop. This is linked to the way your medicine works as it prevents the formation of blood clots. For minor cuts and injuries eg, cutting yourself, shaving, this is irrelevant. However, if the bleeding you are worried, you should contact your doctor immediately
Your doctor may order blood tests
You should tell your doctor if you notice any side effects
Clopidogrel with food and drink
Clopidogrel can be taken with or without food
Pregnancy and lactation
Preferably, this product should not be used during pregnancy and lactation
If you are pregnant or suspect that you are pregnant, you should tell your doctor before taking Clopidogrel GSK. If you become pregnant while taking Clopidogrel, immediately consult your doctor, as it is not recommended for use clopidogrel during pregnancy.
Talk to your doctor about breastfeeding while taking Clopidogrel GSK
Driving and operating machinery
Clopidogrel is unlikely to affect your ability to drive or use machines.
Important information about some of the ingredients of Clopidogrel GSK
Clopidogrel GSK contains lactose. If your doctor has told you that you have an intolerance to some sugars, contact your doctor before taking this product.
Clopidogrel GSK contains soybean oil. If you are allergic to peanut or soya, do not take this product.
HOW TO TAKE CLOPIDOGREL GSK
If you have experienced severe chest pain, your doctor may prescribe 300 mg clopidogrel / 4 tablets clopidogrel 75 mg / once at the beginning of treatment. Then, the usual dose is one tablet of 75 mg clopidogrel daily taken orally with or without food and at the same time each day.
You should take your medicine regularly and at the same time each day.
POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
Contact your doctor immediately if you have:
Fever, signs of infection or extreme tiredness. They may be due to rare decrease of some blood cells
Signs of liver problems such as yellowing of the skin and / or eyes, whether or not associated with bleeding which appear as small red dots and / or confusion
Swelling of the mouth or skin disorders such as rashes and itching, blisters of the skin.
The most commonly reported side effect with clopidogrel is bleeding GSK. Bleeding may occur as bleeding in the stomach or bowels, bruising, hematoma, nose bleeds, blood in the urine.
In a small number of cases have also been reported bleeding in the head, the lung or the joints.
If you experience prolonged bleeding when taking Clopidogrel GSK
If you cut or injure yourself, it may bring a little longer than usual to stop bleeding. This is linked to the way your medicine works as it prevents the formation of blood clots. For minor cuts and injuries eg. cutting yourself, shaving, this is usually irrelevant. However, if the bleeding you are worried, you should contact your doctor immediately.
Other side effects:
Common - diarrhea, abdominal pain, indigestion and heartburn.
Uncommon - headaches, stomach ulcer, vomiting, nausea, constipation, excessive gas in the stomach or intestines, rashes, itching, dizziness, sensation of tingling and numbness.
Rare - Vertigo
Very rare - jaundice, abdominal pain with or without back pain, fever, breathing difficulties sometimes associated with cough, generalized allergic reactions, swelling of the mouth, skin blisters, skin allergy, inflammation of the mouth, low blood pressure confusion, hallucinations, joint pain, muscle pain, change in taste.
What Clopidogrel GSK
The active substance in the form of clopidogrel bisulphate. Each tablet contains 75 mg of clopidogrel.
The other ingredients are lactose monohydrate, microcrystalline cellulose, crospovidone type A dibehenate glycerol and talc in the tablet core, and polyvinyl alcohol, talc, macrogol 3350, lecithin / soybean oil / titanium dioxide and red iron oxide in the tablet film coating