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Clopidogrel: Antiplatelet Drug to Prevent Blood Clots in Heart Disease and Stroke

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Source: https://www.medindia.net/ For more information, Please visit: https://www.medindia.net/doctors/drug_information/clopidogrel.htm Clopidogrel belongs to a group of medications called antiplatelet drugs. It prevents the aggregation or binding of platelets and therefore prevents the formation of blood clots. Clopidogrel is prescribed to prevent blood clots in heart attack or myocardial infarction (MI), stroke or transient ischaemic attack (TIA), angina (severe chest pain), atrial fibrillation (irregular heartbeats), atherosclerosis (hardening of arteries), peripheral arterial disease, and in surgery involving coronary stent. Monitor blood parameters regularly to detect thrombocytopenia or hemolytic anemia and the dentist must be informed about the use of clopidogrel before performing dental surgery. Please help us translate this video in your language to make it more universal and useful to your language community. We present useful and essential information on the drug clopidogrel that everyone should know when taking this drug. Use Medindia drug information to check drug to drug interactions if you are taking more than one drug. Share your comments if you are experiencing any unusual side effects.
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rajakumari kandasamy (3 months ago)
Good and Informative
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