Clopidogrel bisulfate 98 mg (equiv to clopidogrel 75 mg)
Listed in Dosage.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Recent MI & stroke, established peripheral arterial disease 75 mg once daily. Non-ST segment elevation acute coronary syndrome (unstable angina or non-Q-wave MI) Initially 300 mg then 75 mg once daily (w/ aspirin 75-325 mg/day). ST segment elevation acute MI 75 mg once daily w/ or w/o loading dose (w/ aspirin & w/ or w/o thrombolytics). Prevention of atherothrombotic & thromboembolic events in atrial fibrillation 75 mg once daily. ASA 75-100 mg daily should be initiated & continued in combination w/ clopidogrel.
May be taken with or without food.
Active pathological bleeding eg, peptic ulcer or intracranial hemorrhage.
Patients at risk of increased bleeding from trauma, surgery or other pathological conditions. Patients w/ severe hepatic disease who may have bleeding diatheses. Severe renal impairment, genetically reduced CYP2C19 function.