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Plavix Medication - Uses & Side Effects

Plavix keeps blood platelets slippery and discourages formation of clots, thereby improving blood flow to your heart, brain, and body. The drug is used to reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke, and serious circulation problems in people with hardening of the arteries or unstable angina.

Plavix Dosage

  • For adults, the usual starting dose is 75 milligrams once a day.
  • The safety and effectiveness of Plavix have not been established in children.

Uses of Plavix

  • It is used to reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke, and serious circulation problems.
  • It may also be used to treats other medical conditions those are listed in this medication guide.

Side Effects of Plavix

Before taken Pindolol medicine, you should discuss the side effects with your doctor. If any develop or change in intensity, then you should inform your doctor as soon as possible. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Pindolol. Side effects may include:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Back pain
  • Chest pain
  • Depression
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Indigestion
  • Joint pain
  • Nausea

Warnings and precautions before taking Plavix:

  • If you are taking Plavix, then it may cause serious skin reactions such as toxic epidermal necrolysis and it may also cause blisters. So you should contact your doctor immediately if these symptoms develop.
  • If you have fever and bleeding under the skin. then you should call your doctor immediately if you develop these symptoms.

Drug Interaction :-

If you are taking Plavix with certain other drugs, then the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. So it is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Plavix with the following:

  • Aspirin
  • Fluvastatin
  • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
  • Phenytoin
  • Tolbutamide
  • Warfarin

After taken Plavix if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect. Symptoms of a Plavix overdose include:

  • Difficulty breathing
  • Exhaustion
  • Prolonged bleeding
  • Stomach or intestinal bleeding
  • Vomiting

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