Plavix medicine is used to reduce the rate of stroke and heart attack. It is a prescription medicine. This medicine works by preventing blood clots from forming. Plavix is also used to treat poor circulation (peripheral artery disease) and chest pain due to heart problems. It is also used to prevent conditions such as irregular heartbeat and sudden decrease in blood flow to the heart. This medicine is used together with aspirin to reduce the likelihood of heart attack, stroke, or blood clots.
A missed dose should be taken as soon as you remember it. However, the missed dose should be skipped if the next dose is around, and the regular dosing schedule should be continued. Avoid repeated doses to make up for the missed dose.
Do not take more than the prescribed dose. Using more medication will not improve your symptoms, rather it can cause poisoning or serious side effects.
The following side effects may usually occur when using Plavix Tablet. If any of these side effects last or last for a long time, you should consult your doctor: bleeding, stomach, and bowel bleeding, diarrhea, sour belching, stomach ache.
Rarely, the use of Plavix Tablet may cause the following side effects: unusual sensations in the body, constipation, dizziness, headache, swelling of the joints (arthritis), itchy skin, itchy rash, joint pain, loss of taste. Muscle pain, nausea, stomach ulcers, swelling of breast tissue in men, dizziness. If you feel any of these side effects then seek the help of a doctor immediately.
Before you use Plavix, tell your doctor of medical and health history including the following, such as an allergy to Plavix, bleeding problems, bleeding within the brain, kidney disease, severe liver disease, stomach ulcers, these In situations, the use of Plavix may increase the risk of bleeding. Before you use Plavix Tablet, discuss it with your doctor if you are allergic to it or its ingredients. Your doctor may prescribe an alternative medicine and update your medical record to record this information. This medicine may rarely cause seizures in some people. Plavix should be used during pregnancy only when necessary. Plavix should be used in pregnancy only when it is needed. If you are trying to conceive, consult your doctor on the use of Plavix. It is unknown whether this drug will harm the unborn child.