CLOPIDOGREL  - clopidogrel bisulfate tablet, film coated 
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17.6 Medication Guide

Read this Medication Guide before you start taking clopidogrel tablets and each time you get a refill. There may be new information. This Medication Guide does not take the place of talking with your doctor about your medical condition or your treatment.         Clopidogrel tablets are a blood thinner medicine that lowers the chance of blood clots forming in your body. While you take clopidogrel tablets:   Call your doctor right away if you have any of these signs or symptoms of bleeding:   Do not stop taking clopidogrel tablets without talking to the doctor who prescribes them for you. People who are treated with a stent, and stop taking clopidogrel tablets too soon, have a higher risk of getting a blood clot on the stent, having a heart attack, or dying. If you must stop clopidogrel tablets because of bleeding, your risk of a heart attack may be higher.   Clopidogrel tablets are a prescription medicine used to treat people who have any of the following:   Clopidogrel tablets are used alone or with aspirin to lower your chance of having another serious problem with your heart or blood vessels such as heart attack, stroke, or blood clot that can lead to death.   Platelets are blood cells that help your blood clot normally. Clopidogrel tablets help to prevent platelets from sticking together and forming a clot that can block an artery.   It is not known if clopidogrel tablets are safe and effective in children.   Do not take clopidogrel tablets if you:     Before you take clopidogrel tablets, tell your doctor if you:   Tell all of your doctors and your dentist that you are taking clopidogrel tablets. They should talk to the doctor who prescribed clopidogrel tablets for you before you have any surgery or invasive procedure. including prescription, non-prescription medicines, vitamins and herbal supplements. Clopidogrel tablets may affect the way other medicines work, and other medicines may affect how clopidogrel tablets work. See Taking clopidogrel tablets with certain other medicines may increase your risk of bleeding.   Know the medicines you take. Keep a list of them to show your doctor or pharmacist when you get a new medicine.           Tell your doctor if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.   These are not all the possible side effects of clopidogrel tablets. For more information, ask your doctor or pharmacist.   Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.         Medicines are sometimes used for purposes other than those listed in a Medication Guide. Do not take clopidogrel tablets for a condition for which it was not prescribed. Do not give clopidogrel tablets to other people, even if they have the same symptoms that you have. They may harm them.   This Medication Guide summarizes the most important information about clopidogrel tablets. If you would like more information, talk to your doctor. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for information about clopidogrel tablets that was written for healthcare professionals. For more information, call 1-866-850-2876.      clopidogrel bisulfate crospovidone, hydrogenated castor oil, hydroxypropyl cellulose low substituted, hypromellose 15cP, iron oxide red, lactose monohydrate, mannitol, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol 6000, titanium dioxide, and triacetin     Coumadin  is a registered trademark of Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharma Company.  Prilosec  and Nexium are registered trademarks of AstraZeneca. Jantoven  is a registered trademark of USL Pharma.   Manufactured for: 2400 Route 130  North Dayton, NJ 08810   Manufactured by: Hyderabad-500  072, India Issued: March 2012
Medication Guide
Clopidogrel Tablets, USP  

What is the most important information I should know about clopidogrel tablets?



1. Clopidogrel tabletsmay not work as well in people who:


2. Clopidogrel tabletscan cause bleeding which can be serious and can sometimes lead to death.



What are clopidogrel tablets?









Who should not take clopidogrel tablets?




What should I tell my doctor before taking clopidogrel tablets?




Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take,



“What is the most important information I should know about clopidogrel tablets?”  

Especially tell your doctor if you take:

How should I take clopidogrel tablets?


What are the possible side effects of clopidogrel tablets?


Clopidogrel tabletscan cause serious side effects including:





How should I store clopidogrel tablets?



Keep clopidogrel tabletsand all medicines out of the reach of children.

General information about clopidogrel tablets







What are the ingredients in clopidogrel tablets?

Active ingredient:Inactive ingredients:



This Medication Guide has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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Revised: 05/2012
 
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