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What Is clopidogrel?

A: clopidogrel, or clopidogrel bisulfate, is an antiplatelet drug that prevents blood clots caused by platelets sticking to each other. This drug is most commonly prescribed to people who experienced a recent heart attack or stroke and need to reduce their risks for another. It also can be used to treat patients with conditions that increase the chances of heart attack or stroke, such as peripheral artery disease (PAD) acute coronary syndrome (ACS). Antiplatelet drugs work by preventing the formation of blood clots. Blood clots naturally form to stop bleeding from a wound but can be dangerous if they form in response to a blood vessel injury, such as happens when plaque builds up in arteries. Drugs such as

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What Are the Common clopidogrel Side Effects?

A: clopidogrel is often given to keep blood clots at bay, and also for stroke prevention. Unfortunately, there are various side effects associated with this drug, but the good news is that few patients experience them, and the most common ones are considered minor. For example, diarrhea, flu symptoms, and a headache are among the most common clopidogrel side effects, and though they should be reported to a doctor, they are not cause for concern in most cases. On the other hand, this medication is meant to treat issues related to blood, but may end up causing some negative effects such as a bloody nose or bloody vomit. Some side effects of this drug can be difficult for patients to spot, but may show up at the next doctor''s appointment, such...


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What is the advantages of clopidogrel over other antiplatlets?

A: 28 Jul 2011 clopidogrel bisulfate is a medication that is used to prevent harmful blood clots from forming in people who have had a recent heart attack, stroke, or severe chest pain requiring hospitalization. As mentioned, clopidogrel is licensed to prevent blood clots from forming after a heart attack, stroke, or chest pain that requires hospitalization. Also, the medication may be used to prevent clots in people with poor circulation, such as those who have peripheral artery disease (PAD). Preventing blood clots from forming and blocking blood vessels helps reduce the risk of having another related heart attack or stroke. Cilostazol is indicated for the reduction of symptoms of intermittent claudication, as indicated by an increased...


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Please. is the drug clopidogrel available in the usa.a friend has been prescribed them in greece ty

A: Yes, clopidogrel is available in the USA under the brand name Plavix and the generic name clopidogrel. It is only available on a doctors prescription....


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When was clopidogrel first introduced for treatment of heart disease?

A: Plavix (clopidogrel) was first introduced or approved on November 17, 1997....
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What is the medicinal use and side effects of clopidogrel

A: clopidogrel is used to prevent heart attacks and strokes in persons with heart disease, recent stroke, or blood circulation disease. Side effects are stomach upset, diarrhea, constipation, headache, dizziness, rash, or back/joint pain. !...
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What Are The Side Effects Of clopidogrel?

A: Hives are not listed as a side effect of clopidogrel/Plavix. Nonetheless, your dad should contact his physician to report the hives, which are often the result of an allergic reaction. Hives, rashes, itching, trouble breathing and swelling are side effects that indicate allergic reaction. Looks like your dad is having an allergic reation Hives are always the first sign of an allergic reaction to something you need to contact the doctor right away and they will change his perscription. Common side effects include easy bruising and minor bleeding but hives are a severe side effect signaling a possible allergic reaction. Your father should go to the ER or the doctor''s office immediately to evaluate a possibly fatal allergic reaction....


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What Are The Side Effects Of clopidogrel?

A: Hives are not listed as a side effect of clopidogrel/Plavix. Nonetheless, your dad should contact his physician to report the hives, which are often the result of an allergic reaction. Hives, rashes, itching, trouble breathing and swelling are side effects that indicate allergic reaction. Looks like your dad is having an allergic reation Hives are always the first sign of an allergic reaction to something you need to contact the doctor right away and they will change his perscription. Common side effects include easy bruising and minor bleeding but hives are a severe side effect signaling a possible allergic reaction. Your father should go to the ER or the doctor''s office immediately to evaluate a possibly fatal allergic reaction....


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Is clopidogrel available in Waco,TX pharmacies?

A: 1 Dec 2011 I am very sure clopidogrel would be available at your local pharmacies. Votes:+0CommentVote upReportSearch for questionsStill looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question. Search:Similar questionsWhen was clopidogrel first introduced for treatment of heart disease?When was clopidogrel first produced? 1 answer • 28 Nov 2009 • Please. is the drug clopidogrel available in the usa.a friend has been prescribed them in greece tyWill he be able to find clopidogrel in the states.the medication he was on did not work for him but this one seems to have helped greatly 1 answer • 7 Feb 2010...


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What is the possible cause of death in a patient receiving atenolol, simvastatin and clopidogrel?

A: 6 Feb 2012 That is really hard to say ... only the patient''s doctor will be able to determine that. Best to discuss with his/her doctor. Votes:+0CommentVote upReportSearch for questionsStill looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question. Search:Similar questionsPlease. is the drug clopidogrel available in the usa.a friend has been prescribed them in greece tyWill he be able to find clopidogrel in the states.the medication he was on did not work for him but this one seems to have helped greatly 1 answer • 7 Feb 2010 • What is the best way to stop clopidogrel?When I go off clopidogrel ina few weeks, can I cut my 75mg pill in...


 
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