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Background and Date of Approval
Aspirin + Atorvastatin + Clopidogrel is a which belongs to the family called blood-thinning agents and cholesterol-lowering agents.
Mechanism of Action of undefined
Aspirin and clopidogrel function by inhibiting platelet aggregation, which reduces the formation of blood clots. Atorvastatin is a lipid-lowering medication that blocks an enzyme necessary for cholesterol synthesis in the body. It effectively lowers LDL cholesterol and triglyceride levels while increasing HDL cholesterol levels.
Uses of undefined
Aspirin + Atorvastatin + Clopidogrel is used to lower cholesterol levels and help prevent heart attacks caused by blocked arteries due to plaque buildup.
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Take the Aspirin + Atorvastatin + Clopidogrel as your physician advises. Take medicine at a fixed time. Do not crush, chew, or open the medicine. Your physician will decide the correct dosage and duration based on age, body weight, and disease condition. Only stop taking the tablet if your doctor advises you to stop.
Warnings, Precautions and Side Effects of undefined
Do not consume Aspirin + Atorvastatin + Clopidogrel if you are allergic to Aspirin + Atorvastatin + Clopidogrel or any of its ingredients in the medication. Do not consume this medicine, Do not take the medication if you have a medical condition causing current bleeding, severe liver disease, or a history of abnormal liver function tests. Avoid this medication if you are pregnant or breastfeeding or have a history of blood clotting disorders, cerebral hemorrhage, or stomach or small intestine ulcers. Consult your doctor if any of these conditions apply to you or if you have any doubts.
Before taking this medicine, it is important to inform your doctor if you have severe respiratory failure, recently used fusidic acid, a history of stroke, or fluid pockets in the brain. Notify your doctor if you have kidney or liver problems, under-active thyroid gland, previous muscle problems, excessive alcohol consumption, liver disease, age over 70, dehydration, high blood pressure, and lack of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD). Report to your doctor if you have asthma, inflammatory bowel disease, gout, risk of bleeding, recent brain artery clot, previous allergy to similar medicines, or past non-traumatic brain hemorrhage.
The most common side effects of Aspirin + Atorvastatin + Clopidogrel are vomiting, abdominal pain, fever, headache, weakness, and peripheral edema (accumulation of fluid).
Word Of Advice
Patients with lung, liver, and kidney disease should consume this medicine cautiously. Inform the doctor about all the underlying medical conditions. Do not stop the medicine until your doctor advises. Do not double-dose the medicine to make up for a forgotten dose. It is important to consult your doctor before consuming Aspirin + Atorvastatin + Clopidogrel if you are breastfeeding. Notify your doctor if you experience any side effects. Contact your doctor for more information. Avoid consuming alcohol. If your doctor has informed you about your intolerance to certain sugars, it is advisable to consult with them before taking this medication.
Frequently Asked Question
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The drug information on this page is not a substitute for medical advice. It is meant for educational purposes only. For further details, consult your doctor about your medical condition to know if you are eligible to receive this treatment.