Plavix

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    • Country of Origin: India

    Plavix Information

    Plavix is a prescription drug, available for use as Tablet. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Heart Attack. Other than this, Plavix has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

    The right dosage of Plavix depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

    Common side effects of Plavix include Chest Pain. Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Plavix can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. These side effects of Plavix are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

    Furthermore, you should know that effect of Plavix is Moderate for pregnant women and Mild for women who are breastfeeding. Further, the section on Plavix related warnings talks about Plavix's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

    Plavix can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Plavix in conditions like Bleeding, Peptic Ulcer. Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Plavix contraindications section.

    Besides this, Plavix may also have severe interaction with some medicines. See below for a complete list.

    Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Plavix is considered safe while driving, and is addictive.



    Plavix Benefits & Uses

    Plavix is used to treat the following -

    Main Benefits

    Other Benefits

    Plavix Dosage & How to Take

    This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage
    Adult
    • Disease: Heart Attack
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 75 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Geriatric
    • Disease: Heart Attack
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 75 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor


    Plavix Side Effects

    Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Plavix is used -

    Moderate

    Mild

    Common

    Plavix Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Plavix safe for pregnant women?


      Plavix may have some side effects during pregnancy. Pregnant women should discontinue the use of Plavix, and talk to their doctor, if they notice any discomfort.

      Moderate
    • Is the use of Plavix safe during breastfeeding?


      Plavix may have very limited harmful effects for breastfeeding women.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Plavix on the Kidneys?


      Very few cases of side effects of Plavix on kidney have been reported.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Plavix on the Liver?


      Plavix may cause harmful effects on liver. if you feel it's having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

      Moderate
    • What is the effect of Plavix on the Heart?


      Plavix may have mild side effects on the heart. Most people will never see any effect on the heart.

      Mild


    Severe Interaction of Plavix with Other Drugs

    Plavix should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

    Severe

    Moderate

    Mild



    Plavix Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Plavix unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Plavix

    • Is this Plavix habit forming or addictive?


      Plavix does not cause addiction.

      No
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


      Yes, you can comfortably use machinery or drive after taking Plavix since it will not make you feel sleepy.

      Safe
    • Is it safe?


      Yes, Plavix is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


      No, the use of Plavix in mental disorders is not effective.

      No

    Plavix Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Plavix


      Taking Plavix with some specific foods may delay its effect. Talk to your doctor about this.

      Mild
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Plavix


      Information about the interaction of Plavix and alcohol is not currently available because this topic has not been researched yet.

      Unknown


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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience


    References

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Plavix (clopidogrel bisulfate)

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 630-631

    April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 335-336



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