Clopidogrel bisulfate

What is Clopidogrel bisulfate?

Clopidogrel (INN) is an oral, thienopyridine-class antiplatelet agent used to inhibit blood clots in coronary artery disease, peripheral vascular disease, cerebrovascular disease, and to prevent myocardial infarction (heart attack). It is marketed by Bristol-Myers Squibb and Sanofi under the trade name Plavix. The drug works by irreversibly inhibiting a receptor called P2Y12, an adenosine diphosphate (ADP) chemoreceptor on platelet cell membranes. Adverse effects include bleeding, severe neutropenia, and thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura.

Before the expiry of its patent, clopidogrel was the second best-selling drug in the world. In 2010, it grossed over US$9 billion in global sales.

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I am 49 years old and suffered a mini stroke on January 21, 2013. I started taking Plavix 75mg Clopidogrel Bisulfate. Yesterday I renewed my script...

doctor1 MD

welcome to health care magic,
as per the description of your details, you just had changed the Brand names of the medication but not the...

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My 92 yr old mother is on clopidogrel bisulfate 75 mg, 1/2 in a.m. and 1/2 in p.m. She has constant nose bleeds and asked her physician if she...

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Hello ken.kaybower
Welcome to HCM
Clopidogrel is a medicine that is used to inhibit the formation of clots in blood vessels by causing inhibition...

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I had a heart attack 2 weeks ago and had a stent put in. However now I am having hallucinations are they related. I also suffer from Hashimoto's...

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Brief Answer:
certain medicines used in stenting may cause this

Detailed Answer:
Welcome to HCM!
Hallucinations have numerous etiologies....

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