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Clopidogrel Bisulfate

clopidogrel
Clopidogrel is used to lower your risk of having a stroke, blood clot, or serious heart problem after you've had a heart attack, severe chest pain (angina), or circulation problems. Clopidogrel may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
clopidogrel
DRUG TYPE
platelet aggregation inhibitors

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Frequently Asked Questions

You should not use this medicine if you have any active bleeding such as a stomach ulcer or bleeding in the brain.

Clopidogrel increases your risk of bleeding, which can be severe or life-threatening. Call your doctor or seek emergency medical attention if you have bleeding that will not stop, if you have blood in your urine, black or bloody stools, or if you cough up blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds.

Do not stop taking clopidogrel without first talking to your doctor, even if you have signs of bleeding. Stopping clopidogrel may increase your risk of a heart attack or stroke.

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