Platrel is an antiplatelet medicine or a blood thinner that helps to prevent the formation of harmful blood clots in your blood vessels. This helps to l... View More
Uses of Platrel
Side effects of Platrel
How to use Platrel
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Platrel may be taken with ... View More
How Platrel works
Platrel is an antiplatelet medication. It works by preventing platelets from sticking together, thereby decreasing the formation of harmful blood clots.... View More
What if you forget to take Platrel?
If you miss a dose of Platrel, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your r... View More
Coronary Artery Disease, Acute coronary syndrome, Myocardial infarction, Peripheral vascular disease, Cerebrovascular disease, Atherosclerosis, Thromboe... View More
May be taken with or without food.
Oral Prophylaxis of thromboembolic disorders, Recent MI, Stroke, or Established Peripheral Arterial Disease, Coronary Artery Disease Adult: 75 mg once... View More
Renal impairment: Dose adjustment not necessary
Hypersensitivity. Active pathological bleeding. admin within 7 days after MI and ischaemic stroke, coagulation disorders. Lactation.
Mode of Action
Clopidogrel inhibits adenosine diphosphate (ADP) from binding to its receptor sites on the platelets and subsequent activation of glycoprotein GP IIb/II... View More
Patients at risk of increased bleeding from trauma, surgery, or other pathological conditions; ulcer; renal and hepatic impairment; history of bleeding ... View More
1-10% Upper respiratory tract infection (8.7%),Chest pain (8.3%),Headache (7.6%),Flulike syndrome (7.5%),Arthralgia (6%),Pain (6%),Dizziness (6%),Diarr... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy Available data from cases reported over two decades in published literature and postmarketing surveillance have not identified any drug-assoc... View More
Co-admin with NSAIDs may increase the risk of stomach and intestinal bleeding. High-dose clopidogrel may lead to increased warfarin levels thus increasi... View More