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Is plavix antiplatelet?

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Drug Class: Platelet Aggregation Inhibitors – Thienopyridine Agents

Availability: Prescription Required

Pregnancy: Consult a doctor before using

Lactation: Consult a doctor before using

May Treat: · ·

Drug Class: Platelet Aggregation Inhibitors – Thienopyridine Agents

Availability: Prescription Required

Pregnancy: Consult a doctor before using

Lactation: Consult a doctor before using

Alcohol: Limit intake while taking this medication

Driving: May cause drowsiness or dizziness. Use caution

Manufacturer: BMS PRIMARYCARE · SANOFI-AVENTIS

PrecautionsPrecautions

  • Before use, important to read the Medication Guide
  • Tell Dr/dentist on drug prior to any surgery.
  • Review all drugs you are taking with your doctor
  • Before use, important to read the Medication Guide
  • Tell Dr/dentist on drug prior to any surgery.
  • Review all drugs you are taking with your doctor
  • Avoid taking grapefruit juice/grapefruit with med
  • Reduce or avoid drinking alcohol
  • Only use aspirin/aspirin- like meds with MD ok.
  • Do not stop medicine without calling doctor
  • Call Dr if you have black stools or stomach pain

What are side effects of Plavix?Any warnings while using Plavix?Does Plavix interact with any drugs?Is Plavix contraindicated for any condition?How to use Plavix?What if you missed a dose of Plavix?

For informational purposes only. Consult a medical professional for advice.

Reviewed by a panel of doctors. Source: First Databank

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  • People also askIs Plavix an anti-inflammatory medication?Is Plavix an anti-inflammatory medication?Aspirin is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug ( NSAID) and Plavix (clopidogreal) is an antiplatelet drug. Both aspirin and Plavix are used to prevent blood clots, which reduces the risk of strokes and heart attacks, and future strokes and heart attacks in people who have already had one.

    Precautions

    • Before use, important to read the Medication Guide
    • Tell Dr/dentist on drug prior to any surgery.
    • Review all drugs you are taking with your doctor
    • Before use, important to read the Medication Guide
    • Tell Dr/dentist on drug prior to any surgery.
    • Review all drugs you are taking with your doctor
    • Avoid taking grapefruit juice/grapefruit with med
    • Reduce or avoid drinking alcohol
    • Only use aspirin/aspirin- like meds with MD ok.
    • Do not stop medicine without calling doctor
    • Call Dr if you have black stools or stomach pain

    What are side effects of Plavix?Any warnings while using Plavix?Does Plavix interact with any drugs?Is Plavix contraindicated for any condition?How to use Plavix?What if you missed a dose of Plavix?

    For informational purposes only. Consult a medical professional for advice.

    Reviewed by a panel of doctors. Source: First Databank

    Was this helpful?Is Plavix an anti-inflammatory medication? Aspirin is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug ( NSAID) and Plavix (clopidogreal) is an antiplatelet drug. Both aspirin and Plavix are used to prevent blood clots, which reduces the risk of strokes and heart attacks, and future strokes and heart attacks in people who have already had one.

    Is Plavix a blood thinner medication? Plavix (Clopidogrel) is a blood thinner used for the prevention of conditions caused by blood clots such as heart attack and stroke. Plavix is an oral medication available by prescription.

    Does Plavix interact with aspirin? Plavix may interact with other blood thinners , aspirin, or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Plavix may also interact with armodafinil, modafinil, fluoxetine, fluvoxamine, gemfibrozil, isoniazid, cancer medications, stomach acid reducers, antifungals, HIV medications, or seizure medications.

    Is Plavix used to treat atrial fibrillation? Coumadin and Plavix also may be prescribed for people with atrial fibrillation (AFib) because AFib increases the chance of blood clots that can cause a stroke. Side effects of Coumadin and Plavix that are similar and include: Bleeding that may be severe. Rash. Jaundice (yellowing of eyes and skin) due to liver damage.

    Precautions

    Precautions

    • Before use, important to read the Medication Guide
    • Tell Dr/dentist on drug prior to any surgery.
    • Review all drugs you are taking with your doctor
    • Before use, important to read the Medication Guide
    • Tell Dr/dentist on drug prior to any surgery.
    • Review all drugs you are taking with your doctor
    • Avoid taking grapefruit juice/grapefruit with med
    • Reduce or avoid drinking alcohol
    • Only use aspirin/aspirin- like meds with MD ok.
    • Do not stop medicine without calling doctor
    • Call Dr if you have black stools or stomach pain

    What are side effects of Plavix?Any warnings while using Plavix?Does Plavix interact with any drugs?Is Plavix contraindicated for any condition?How to use Plavix?What if you missed a dose of Plavix?

    For informational purposes only. Consult a medical professional for advice.

    Reviewed by a panel of doctors. Source: First Databank

    Was this helpful?What kind of pain killer can you take with Plavix? Avoid NSAIDs/Aspirin: Nonsteroidal- antiinflammatory drugs (nsaids -such as motrin / aleve) and aspirin -based analgesic can interact with Plavix (clopidogrel) and increases risk of bleeding/stomach and intestinal ulcers /performation etc..Otherwise narcotic pain killers (some mixed with tylenol) are ok to take while being on plavix (clopidogrel).

    What’s the difference between Plavix and ibuprofen? Ibuprofen is an anti-inflammatory medication ( NSAID) used for the treatment of mild to moderate pain and fever. Plavix (clopidogrel) is a blood thinner (anti-platelet) drug used for the prevention of strokes, heart attacks, and peripheral artery disease. Ibuprofen also thins the blood.

    How is Plavix used to treat heart problems? Plavix (clopidogrel) prevents platelets in your blood from sticking together to form an unwanted blood clot that could block an artery. Plavix is used to lower your risk of having a stroke, blood clot, or serious heart problem after you’ve had a heart attack, severe chest pain (angina), or circulation problems.

    What kind of drug is clopidogrel similar to Plavix? It belongs to a class of drugs called P2Y12 inhibitors. Other P2Y12 inhibitors include ticagrelor (Brilinta) and prasugrel (Effient). Clopidogrel is similar to ticlopidine (Ticlid) in chemical structure and in the way it works. What are the uses for ibuprofen vs. Plavix?