clopidogrel

Adult
Uses
  • acute coronary syndrome
  • acute myocardial infarction
  • embolic stroke
  • transient ischemic attack
Contraindications,
drug interactions
or cautions
Contraindications
  • breast feeding, active bleeding, hypersensitivity
Drug interactions
  • warfarin, NSAIDs, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), serotonin–norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs), proton pump inhibitors
Cautions
  • stop 5 days prior to surgery
Adverse Effects
(common and severe)
  • bruising
  • bleeding
Instructions and dose
(initial; typical)
75mg once daily
Monitoring
  • blood pressure
Source of Suggestion