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Generic Plavix Tablets 
Generic Plavix (Clopidogrel Bisulfate ) is 
a platelet inhibitor used to treat patients 
with Acut...
Generic Plavix Tablets 
Clopidogrel bisulfate is a white to off-white 
powder. It is practically insoluble in 
water at ne...
Generic Plavix Tablets 
Generic Plavix is available as Clopivas 
manufactured by Cipla Ltd., India. This 
medicine is used...
Generic Plavix Tablets 
Indications 
Generic Plavix Tablets is a P2Y12 platelet inhibitor 
that is used in the treatment o...
Generic Plavix Tablets 
Indications 
- For patients with ST-elevation myocardial 
infarction (STEMI), Plavix has been show...
Generic Plavix Tablets 
Recommended Dosage 
The recommended dosage for the treatment of 
various indications is given belo...
Generic Plavix Tablets 
Recommended Dosage 
Recent MI, recent stroke, or established 
peripheral arterial disease: 75 mg o...
Generic Plavix Tablets 
Contraindications 
Clopivas Tablets (Generic Plavix) is 
contraindicated in patients with a 
hyper...
Generic Plavix Tablets 
Side Effects of Clopivas Tablets 
Bleeding, including life-threatening and fatal 
bleeding, is the...
Generic Plavix Tablets 
Warnings And Precautions 
➔Concurrent use of Generic Plavix with 
medicines that are strong or mod...
Generic Plavix Tablets 
Warnings And Precautions 
➔Combination use of Generic Plavix and aspirin 
in patients with recent ...
Generic Plavix Tablets 
Clopidogrel Bisulfate Tablets 
Clopivas Tablets manufactured by 
Cipla Ltd. India 
For more inform...
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Generic Plavix Tablets (Clopivas) is an inhibitor of platelet activation and is used to prevent blood clots in coronary artery disease, peripheral vascular disease, and cerebrovascular disease.

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  1. 1. Generic Plavix Tablets Generic Plavix (Clopidogrel Bisulfate ) is a platelet inhibitor used to treat patients with Acute coronary syndrome, recent myocardial infarction (MI), recent stroke, or established peripheral arterial disease. © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  2. 2. Generic Plavix Tablets Clopidogrel bisulfate is a white to off-white powder. It is practically insoluble in water at neutral pH but freely soluble at pH 1. © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  3. 3. Generic Plavix Tablets Generic Plavix is available as Clopivas manufactured by Cipla Ltd., India. This medicine is used to prevent blood clots in coronary artery disease, peripheral vascular disease, and cerebrovascular disease. The active ingredient present in Generic Plavix (Clopivas Tablets) is Clopidogrel Bisulfate © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  4. 4. Generic Plavix Tablets Indications Generic Plavix Tablets is a P2Y12 platelet inhibitor that is used in the treatment of : Acute coronary syndrome - For patients with non-ST-segment elevation ACS [unstable angina (UA)/ non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI)] including patients who are to be managed medically and those who are to be managed with coronary revascularization, Plavix has been shown to decrease the rate of a combined endpoint of cardiovascular death, myocardial infarction (MI), or stroke as well as the rate of a combined endpoint of cardiovascular death, MI, stroke, or refractory ischemia. © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  5. 5. Generic Plavix Tablets Indications - For patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), Plavix has been shown to reduce the rate of death from any cause and the rate of a combined endpoint of death, re-infarction, or stroke. Recent myocardial infarction (MI), recent stroke, or established peripheral arterial disease Plavix has been shown to reduce the combined endpoint of new ischemic stroke (fatal or not), new MI (fatal or not), and other vascular death. © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  6. 6. Generic Plavix Tablets Recommended Dosage The recommended dosage for the treatment of various indications is given below: Acute Coronary Syndrome: ➢ Non-ST-segment elevation ACS (UA/NSTEMI): 300 mg loading dose followed by 75 mg once daily, in combination with aspirin (75-325 mg once daily) ➢STEMI: 75 mg once daily, in combination with aspirin (75-325 mg once daily), with or without a loading dose and with or without thrombolytics © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  7. 7. Generic Plavix Tablets Recommended Dosage Recent MI, recent stroke, or established peripheral arterial disease: 75 mg of Generic Plavix once daily © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  8. 8. Generic Plavix Tablets Contraindications Clopivas Tablets (Generic Plavix) is contraindicated in patients with a hypersensitivity to Clopidogrel Bisulfate or any inactive component of this medication. It is also contraindicated in patients with active pathological bleeding, such as peptic ulcer or intracranial hemorrhage. © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  9. 9. Generic Plavix Tablets Side Effects of Clopivas Tablets Bleeding, including life-threatening and fatal bleeding, is the most commonly reported side effect. Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (TTP), sometimes fatal, has been reported following use of Generic Plavix, sometimes after a short duration. © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  10. 10. Generic Plavix Tablets Warnings And Precautions ➔Concurrent use of Generic Plavix with medicines that are strong or moderate CYP2C19 inhibitors have to be avoided ➔Since Generic Plavix increases risk of bleeding, it has to be discontinued 5 days prior to undergoing surgery. ➔Premature discontinuation of Clopivas Tablets increases risk of cardiovascular events. © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  11. 11. Generic Plavix Tablets Warnings And Precautions ➔Combination use of Generic Plavix and aspirin in patients with recent transient ischemic attack or stroke was not shown to be more effective than Generic Plavix alone. ➔Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (TTP) has been reported with Generic Plavix, including fatal cases. © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  12. 12. Generic Plavix Tablets Clopidogrel Bisulfate Tablets Clopivas Tablets manufactured by Cipla Ltd. India For more information click here © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
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