Acute Coronary Syndrome: Heart attack and unstable angina are included in acute coronary syndrome. It means the condition where the blood supplied to the heart muscle is suddenly blocked. It may be due to decreased blood flow in the coronary arteries. This leads to death or improper functioning of heart muscle. It can cause life-threatening problems like stroke, heart attack or severe chest pain.
Clopidogrel bisulfate is a thieno-pyridine class of drugs. This class of drug inhibits platelet aggregation.
It is called as an anti-platelet drug. The drugs inhibit the platelets from sticking to each other. This prevents them from forming the harmful blood clots. It helps to maintain smooth blood flow in your body. Easy blood flow reduces the risk of a future stroke or heart attack. It is a type of blood thinning medications. It also reduces the number of platelets in the blood.
Clopidogrel bisulfate is available as a tablet of 75 mg.
Children dosage: Not established.
It is necessary to consider certain conditions while taking the above drug. Inform your doctor if you are or have the follow;
Avoid cut or hurt yourself. You may bleed more easily as this is a type of blood thinner.
Tell your doctor regarding all other medicines you take. This help to avoid drug interactions.
Generic drugs are copies of brand drugs. They have same dosage, uses, strength as brand ones. Both of them contain same active ingredients. Brand drugs makers invent the drugs. This costs hundreds of millions of dollar. Generic medicines are cheap and do not need to spend for the inventions.