Clopidogrel(Plavix)

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Lhernandez
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278119
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Clopidogrel(Plavix)
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2015-01-27 02:02:47
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pharmacologygroup3 LVAPEC
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Clopidogrel (Plavix) drug profile
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  1. Clopidogrel (Plavix) Class
    Platelet inhibitor
  2. Clopidogrel (Plavix) Mech
    Inhibits platlet aggregation by binding to ADP receptors on the surface of platlets
  3. Clopidogrel (Plavix) Indication
    • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
    • CVA
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease(PVD)
  4. Clopidogrel (Plavix) Contraindications
    • Bleeding Disorder
    • Peptic ulcer
    • ICB
    • Hypersensitivity
  5. Clopidogrel (Plavix) Adverse
    • Bleeding
    • Fever
    • Allergic reaction
    • Myalgias
    • Arthralgias
    • Bronchospams
    • Rash
  6. Clopidogrel (Plavix) Dosage
    • Adult - ACS-NSTEMI: 300mg loading dose followed by 75mg once daily in combination with ASA
    • ACS-STEMI: 75mg once daily in combination with ASA with or without loading dose
    • STROKE/PVD: 75mg once daily

    Peds - not recommended

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