Clopidogrel belongs to the class of medications called platelet aggregation inhibitors or antiplatelets. Clopidogrel is used to help prevent heart attacks, strokes, and other circulation problems for people who have atherosclerosis narrowed blood vessels caused by "hardening of the arteries" and have already experienced at least one atherothrombotic event such as heart attack or stroke, or have been diagnosed with peripheral arterial diseas e problems with blood flow in the arteries. It is also used with ASA acetylsalicylic acid by people with acute coronary syndrome or atrial fibrillation a fast, irregular heartbeat to reduce the risk of heart attack or stroke. Normally, platelets help the blood to clot when needed, such as after an injury. When arteries become narrowed by fat deposits plaquesplatelets often clump together in the vessels.
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This effect can happen at any time while taking this drug but is more likely if you take it for a long time. The risk may be greater in older adults or if you have heart disease or increased risk for heart disease for example, due to smoking, family history of heart disease, or conditions such as high blood pressure or diabetes. Do not take this drug right before or after heart bypass surgery CABG.
Also, this drug may rarely cause serious rarely fatal bleeding from the stomach or intestines. This effect can occur without warning symptoms at any time while taking this drug.
Older adults may be at higher risk for this effect. See also Precautions and Drug Interactions sections. Diclofenac is used to relieve pain, swelling inflammationand t stiffness caused by arthritis.
Reducing these symptoms helps you do more of your normal daily activities. This long-acting medication is not intended to relieve sudden severe pain because it starts Pink pill 75 slowly. See also Warning section. This section contains uses of this drug that are not listed in the approved professional labeling for the drug but that may be prescribed by your health care professional.
Use this drug for a condition that is listed in this section only if it has been so prescribed by your health care professional. This drug may also be used for other painful conditions. Read the Medication Guide provided by your pharmacist before you start using diclofenac and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist. Do not lie down for at least 10 minutes after taking this drug. To prevent stomach upset, take this medication with food, milk, or an antacid.
Do not crush or chew this medication. Doing so can release all of the drug at once, increasing the risk of side effects. Also, do not split the tablets unless they have a score line and your doctor or pharmacist tells you to do so. Swallow the whole or split tablet without crushing or chewing.
There are different brands and forms of this medication available. Because different brands deliver different amounts of medication, do not switch brands of diclofenac without your doctor's permission and directions. The dosage is based on your medical condition, response to treatment, and other medications you may be taking. Be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist about all the products you use including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products.
To minimize side effect risks such as stomach bleedinguse this medication at the lowest effective dose for the shortest possible length of time. Do not increase your dose or take it more often than prescribed. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor or pharmacist.
Take this medication regularly in order to get the most benefit from it. Remember to take it at the same time each day. It may take up to 2 weeks of regular use before the full benefits of this drug take effect. Tell your doctor if your condition worsens. Drug interactions may change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all possible drug interactions.
Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor's approval. Some products that may interact with this drug include: aliskiren, ACE inhibitors such as captopril, lisinoprilangiotensin II receptor blockers such as losartan, valsartancidofovir, lithium, methotrexate, corticosteroids such as prednisone"water pills" diuretics such as furosemide.
This medication may increase the risk of bleeding when taken with other drugs that also may cause bleeding. These drugs are similar to diclofenac and may increase your risk of side effects if taken together. However, if your doctor has directed you to take low-dose aspirin to prevent heart attack or stroke usually milligrams a dayyou should continue taking the aspirin unless your doctor instructs you otherwise.
Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more details. If someone has overdosed and has serious symptoms such as passing out or trouble breathing, call Otherwise, call a poison control center right away. US residents can call their local poison control center at Canada residents can call a provincial poison control center. Do not share this medication with others.
Consult your doctor for more details. Non-drug treatment that is approved by your doctor for arthritis such as weight loss if needed, strengthening and conditioning exercises may help improve your flexibility, range of motion, and t function. Consult your doctor for specific instructions. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose.
Take your next dose at the regular time. Do not double the dose to catch up. Store at room temperature away from light and moisture.
Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medications away from children and pets. Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed.
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Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company. PUR This medicine is a white, round, enteric-coated, tablet imprinted with "" and "logo". MYN This medicine is a yellow, round, film-coated, tablet imprinted with "M ". PAP This medicine is a light brown, round, enteric-coated, tablet imprinted with "P 75".
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Upset stomach, nausea, heartburn, diarrhea, constipation, gas, headache, drowsiness, and dizziness may occur.
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If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly. Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects. This medication may raise your blood pressure. Check your blood pressure regularly and tell your doctor if the are high. Get medical help right away if any of these rare but very serious side effects occur: s of kidney problems such as change in the amount of urineunexplained stiff neck.
This drug may rarely cause serious possibly fatal liver disease. A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare.
This is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist. In the US -Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. In Canada - Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to Health Canada at Before taking diclofenac, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to aspirin or other NSAIDs such as ibuprofen, naproxen, celecoxib ; or if you have any other allergies.