Plavix target is the treatment of heart attacks and strokes by preventing blood clots. It is also taken to prevent other heart or blood vessels disorders. Plavix is acting by preventing blood clots. It is antiplatelet agents. Plavix is also known as Clopidogrel, Clopitab, Caplor, Iscover, Clopilet, Ceruvin. Generic name of Plavix is Clopidogrel. Brand name of Plavix is Plavix.
Take Plavix at the same time every day, with or without food.
Take Plavix tablets orally with water.
If you want to achieve most effective results do not stop taking Plavix suddenly.
Plavix Missing Dose
Do not take double dose. If you miss a dose you should take it as soon as you remember about your missing. If it is the time for the next dose you should continue your regular dosing schedule.
If you overdose Plavix and you don't feel good you should visit your doctor or health care provider immediately. Symptoms of Plavix overdosage: vomiting, abnormal bleeding or bruising, problems with breathing.
Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F) away from moisture and heat. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date. Keep out of the reach of children in a container that small children cannot open.
Plavix More Info
Active Ingredient: Clopidogrel.
Other Ingredients: Castor Oil, Hydroxypropyl Cellulose, Mannitol Cellulose, Microcrystalline, Polyethylene Glycol 6000, Ferric Oxide Red, Lactose Monohydrate, Titanium Dioxide, Triacetin, Carnauba Wax,
Do not take Plavix if you are allergic to Plavix components.
Do not take Plavix if you're pregnant or you plan to have a baby, or you are a nursing mother.
Be careful with Plavix if you suffer from or have a history of stroke, stomach ulcer or ulcerative colitis; liver or kidney disease, hemophilia.
Be careful with Plavix if you are taking such medicines as aspirin or other NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as naproxen (Aleve, Naprosyn), diclofenac (Voltaren), diflunisal (Dolobid), etodolac (Lodine), flurbiprofen (Ansaid), indomethacin (Indocin), ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil), (Toradol), ketoprofen (Orudis), nabumetone (Relafen), piroxicam (Feldene), ketorolac mefenamic acid (Ponstel), meloxicam (Mobic) and the others), phenytoin (such as Dilantin); torsemide (such as Demadex); medication used to prevent blood clots (alteplase (such as Activase), anistreplase (such as Eminase), dipyridamole (such as Persantine), streptokinase (such as Kabikinase, Streptase), ticlopidine (Ticlid) and urokinase (such as Abbokinase); fluvastatin (such as Lescol); a blood thinner (warfarin (such as Coumadin), heparin, ardeparin (such as Normiflo), dalteparin (such as Fragmin), danaparoid (such as Orgaran), enoxaparin (such as Lovenox), or tinzaparin (such as Innohep); tamoxifen (such as Nolvadex); tolbutamide (such as Orinase).
It is not recommended to do sport while taking Plavix because it can cause bleeding or bruising injury.
If you are going to have a surgery you should stop taking Plavix for 5 days before the surgery.
Do not use potassium supplements or salt substitutes.
If you want to achieve most effective results without any side effects it is better to avoid alcohol.
Do not stop taking Plavix suddenly.