Clopidogrel Actavis

Clopidogrel Actavis

clopidogrel

Manufacturer:

Teva

Distributor:

Zuellig
/
Agencia Lei Va Hong
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Clopidogrel bisulfate
Indications/Uses
Prevention of atherothrombotic events in MI (<35 days), ischaemic stroke (7 days-6 mth), established peripheral arterial disease; non-ST segment elevation acute coronary syndrome (unstable angina or non-Q wave MI) in combination w/ aspirin.
Dosage/Direction for Use
75 mg once daily. Non-ST segment elevation acute coronary syndrome (unstable angina or non-Q wave MI) Loading dose: 300 mg as a single dose. Maintenance: 75 mg once daily w/ aspirin 75-325 mg daily.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Active pathological bleeding (eg, gastric ulcer or intracranial hemorrhage); severe hepatic failure. Childn. Pregnancy & lactation.
Special Precautions
Patient w/ high risk of increased bleeding in trauma, surgery or other pathological states. Discontinue 5 days pre-op. Renal impairment.
Adverse Reactions
Bleeding, heartburn, warmth, abdominal pains, diarrhea.
Drug Interactions
Warfarin, glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors, aspirin, NSAIDs.
ATC Classification
B01AC04 - clopidogrel ; Belongs to the class of platelet aggregation inhibitors excluding heparin. Used in the treatment of thrombosis.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Clopidogrel Actavis film-coated tab 75 mg
Packing/Price
30's
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