Plagril Gold 75 mg 10 Tablet

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About

Prescription status:

Prescription required


Manufacturer Name: 

Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd


Drug classification: Antiplatelet agent


What is this used for:


  • Prevention of Atherothrombotic events
  • Adult patients Suffering from Myocardial Infarction 
  • Ischaemic Stroke 
  • Prevention of Angina Pectoris
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Cardiovascular risk reduction


When to not take this medicine:

  • Hypersensitivity/Known Allergy to Clopidogrel
  • Liver disease
  • Bleeding
  • Platelet disorders
  • Proteinuria and Hematuria


How should I take the medicine?

Take this medicine with an adequate amount of water as directed by the physician. Do not take this medicine in small or larger amounts than recommended.


How this medicine works:

This medicine acts on the blood platelets to prevent the formation of clots within the blood vessels


 Side effects

 

  • Weakness(Common)
  • Muscle aches(Common)
  • Irregular heartbeat (Rare)
  • Constipation (Rare)
  • Nausea and vomiting (Rare)
  • Numbness (Rare)
  • Diarrhea (Rare)
  • Rashes (Rare)
  • Headache (Rare)
  • Heartburn (Rare)
  • Indigestion (Rare)
  • Dizziness (Rare)
  • Anxiety (Rare)

 

Pregnancy warning: Category B

Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.


Lactation warning:

Use of this medicine is not recommended for lactating and breastfeeding mothers unless absolutely necessary. Inform your doctor about the use of this medicine. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.


Renal dose adjustments:

Care must be taken for individuals with kidney disease while taking this medicine. Please discuss appropriate dose adjustments with your doctor. Your doctor may also prescribe a suitable alternative on the basis of creatinine clearance values.


Hepatic dose adjustments:

Care must be taken for individuals with the liver disease while taking this medicine. Please discuss appropriate dose adjustments with your doctor. Your doctor may also prescribe a suitable alternative.


Drug interactions:

Dasatinib-Major

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicine. When these medicines are taken together there may be an increased risk of bleeding. close monitoring is required in elderly patients and patients with a known history of liver or kidney disease. If you experience any unusual symptoms like bleeding, bruising, coughing, severe headache, weakness, etc. Inform your doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments or suitable alternatives may be considered based on your condition.


Ibuprofen-Moderate

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicine. When these medicines are taken together Ibuprofen may decrease the effectiveness of this medicine. This may increase the risk of developing ulcers in the gastrointestinal tract and bleeding. If you experience any unusual symptoms like bloating, nausea, vomiting, pain in the abdomen, etc  Inform your doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments or suitable alternatives may be considered based on your condition.


Abciximab-Major

 Inform your doctor about the use of either medicine. When these medicines are taken together there may be an increased risk of bleeding. close monitoring is required in elderly patients and patients with a known history of liver or kidney disease. If you experience any unusual symptoms like bleeding, bruising, blood in urine, headache, weakness, etc. Inform your doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments or suitable alternative may be considered based on your condition


Celecoxib-Moderate

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicine. When these medicines are taken together there may be an increased risk of bleeding. close monitoring is required in elderly patients and patients with a known history of liver or kidney disease. If you experience any unusual symptoms like pain in the abdomen, bloating, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, etc. Inform your doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments or suitable alternatives may be considered based on your condition.


Omeprazole-Major

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicine. When these medicines are taken together, the effectiveness of this medicine may be decreased which helps in the prevention of stroke or heart attack.  If you experience any unusual symptoms, inform your doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments or suitable alternatives may be considered based on your condition.


Alcohol interactions:

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended while taking this medicine as it may cause interactions and lead to serious adverse effects and may worsen the health condition.


Food interactions:

N/A


Expert Advice:

  1. This medicine may be taken with or without food. Your doctor will decide the best time to take this medicine.
  2. Patients who are known to have asthma, it is recommended to consult your doctor before taking this medicine as it may result in serious adverse effects like bronchospasm and anaphylactoid reactions.
  3. It is recommended to consult your doctor before taking this medicine as it may result in hepatotoxicity.


Missed dose instructions:

Take this medicine as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost the for your next dose skip the dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double dose to make up for the missed dose.


Overdose Instructions:

Seek emergency treatment or contact your physician in case if you experience any unusual signs and symptoms during the treatment with this medicine.


 Storage Instructions:

Store the medicine in a cool and dry place also away from moisture. Keep the medicine away from the reach of the children.


 References:

  1. Clopidogrel 75 mg film coated tablets - Summary of Product Characteristics (SmPC) - (emc) [Internet]. Medicines.org.uk. 2020 [cited 1 October 2020]. Available from: https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/product/5288/smpc
  2. Drugs H. Clopidogrel: MedlinePlus Drug Information [Internet]. Medlineplus.gov. 2020 [cited 1 October 2020]. Available from: https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a601040.html


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Caution

Keep away from direct sunlight

Store in a dry place

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