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PLAQUEX75 mg. 30 tablets

Plaquex, belongs to a group of medicines called antiplatelet medicines. Platelets are very small blood cells smaller than red or white blood cells that cling to each other in the formation of blood clots. By preventing this clogging, platelet antiaggregants reduce the risk of blood clots (a process called thrombosis).

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PLAQUEX 75 mg. 30 tablets

WHAT IT IS Plaquex AND WHAT IT IS USED
Plaquex belongs to a group of medicines called antiplatelet medicines. Platelets are very small blood cells smaller than red or white blood cells that cling to each other in the formation of blood clots. By preventing this clogging, platelet antiaggregants reduce the risk of blood clots (a process called thrombosis).
Plaquex is used to prevent blood clots (thrombi) from forming in thickened blood vessels (arteries), a process known as atherothrombosis, resulting in atherothrombotic events (such as stroke, heart attack, or death)!
You have been prescribed Plaquex to prevent the formation of blood clots and reduce the risk of these serious events because:
You have a condition of arterial thickening (also known as atherosclerosis);
You have a previous heart attack, stroke, or have a condition known as peripheral arterial disease;
You have had severe chest pain, a condition known as "unstable angina" or "myocardial infarction" (a heart attack). To treat this condition, your doctor may place a stent in the blocked or narrowed artery to restore effective blood flow. You may also be prescribed acetylsalicylic acid (a substance found in many medicines used to relieve pain and lower the temperature and prevent blood clotting) from your doctor.

2. BEFORE YOU TAKE Plaquex
Do not take Plaquex:
If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to clopidogrel or any of the other ingredients of Plaquex;
If you suffer from a condition that is currently causing bleeding, such as a stomach ulcer or bleeding in the brain;
If you suffer from severe liver disease;
If you think any of these apply to you or if you have any doubts, talk to your doctor before treatment with Plaquex.
Take special care with Plaquex
If any of the conditions listed below apply to you, you should tell your doctor immediately before you start using Plaquex:
If you are at risk of bleeding such as:
A disease that puts you at risk of internal bleeding (such as a stomach ulcer);
Have blood disorders that make you prone to internal bleeding (bleeding in the tissues, organs or joints of your body);
Recent severe trauma;
Recent surgical intervention (including dental);
Imminent surgical intervention (including dental) over the next seven days;
If you have had a clot in a cerebral artery (ischemic stroke) that occurred within the last 7 days;
If you have kidney or liver disease.
During the use of Plaquex:
You should inform your doctor if you are planning a surgical intervention (including dental);
You should also tell your doctor immediately if you develop a condition (also known as thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura or TTP) that includes fever and skin blemishes that may appear as small red dots, with or without unexplained excessive tiredness, confusion, Yellowing of the skin or eyes (jaundice) (see section 4 "POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS");
If you cut or injure yourself, it may take a little longer than usual to stop bleeding. This is related to the way the medicine works to prevent the formation of blood clots. In case of minor cuts and injuries, Cutting during shaving, this is usually irrelevant. However, if your bleeding is disturbing, you should contact your doctor immediately (see section 4 "POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS");
Your doctor may appoint blood tests.
Plaquex is not intended for use by children and adolescents.
Taking other medicines
Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription.
Some medicines may affect the effect of Plaquex and vice versa.
You must inform your doctor if you are using:
Oral anticoagulants, medicines used to reduce blood clotting;
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs commonly used to treat painful and / or inflammatory conditions of the muscles or joints;
Heparin or any other medicine to reduce blood clotting;
Proton pump inhibitor (e.g., omeprazole) for an upset stomach;
Fluconazole, voriconazole, ciprofloxacin or chloramphenicol, medicines for the treatment of bacterial and fungal infections;
Cimetidine, a drug used to treat an upset stomach;
Fluoxetine, fluvoxamines, moclobemide, medicines to treat depression;
Carbamazepine or oxcarbazepine, medicines for the treatment of some forms of epilepsy;
Ticlopidine, another antithrombotic agent.
If you have experienced severe chest pain (unstable angina or myocardial infarction), you may be prescribed Plaquex in combination with acetylsalicylic acid, a substance found in many medicines used to relieve pain and lower fever. Incidental use of acetylsalicylic acid (not more than 1000 mg every 24 hours) would not be a problem, but prolonged use in other circumstances should be discussed with your doctor.

Taking Plaskex with food and drink
Plaquex can be taken with or without food.

Pregnancy and breastfeeding
It is preferable not to use this medicinal product during pregnancy and lactation.
If you are pregnant or suspect that you are pregnant, you should tell your doctor or pharmacist before taking Plaquex. If you become pregnant while taking Plaquex, you should immediately consult your doctor as it is not recommended to use clopidogrel during pregnancy.
Consult your doctor about breastfeeding while taking Plaquex.
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription.

Driving and using machines
Plaquex is unlikely to affect your ability to drive or use machines.

Important information about some of the ingredients of Plaquex:
Plaquex contains lactose. If you have been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to some sugars (eg lactose), contact your doctor before taking this medicine.
Plastex also contains mannitol, which can cause stomach upset or diarrhea.

3. HOW TO TAKE PLACEX
Always take Plaquex exactly as your doctor told you. If you are not sure, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
If you have had severe chest pain (unstable angina or myocardial infarction), your doctor may give you 300 mg of Plaquex (4 tablets of 75 mg) once at the start of treatment.
Then, the usual dose is one 75 mg Plaquex tablet daily, taken orally with or without food, and at the same time each day.
You should take the medicine until your doctor prescribes it to you.

If you take more than the required dose of Plaquex
Contact your doctor immediately or go to the emergency medical unit at the nearest hospital due to an increased risk of bleeding.

If you forget to take Plaquex
If you forget to take the dose of Plaquex but remember within 12 hours after your usual time, take your tablet immediately and then take the next one at the usual time. If you have forgotten for more than 12 hours, just take the next single dose at the usual time. Do not take a double dose to make up for missed individual doses.

If you stop taking Plaquex
Do not stop the treatment. Contact your doctor or pharmacist before doing so.
If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

4. POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
Like all medicines, Plaquex can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
Tell your doctor immediately if you have:
Fever, signs of infection or excessive fatigue. These may be due to a rare decrease in some blood cells;
Signs of liver problems such as yellowing of the skin and / or eyes (jaundice), regardless of whether they are accompanied by subcutaneous haemorrhage which manifests as small red spots and / or confusion (see section 2 "Take special care with the use of Plaquex ");
Swelling of the mouth or skin disorders such as rashes and pruritus, blistering of the skin.
This can cause symptoms of an allergic reaction.
The most commonly reported undesirable effect (affects 1 to 10 patients in 100) with Plaquex is bleeding. Bleeding may occur as bleeding in the stomach or intestine, bruising, hematoma (abnormal bleeding or formation of
Very rare side effects (affects less than 1 user in 10,000): jaundice; Severe abdominal pain with or without back pain; Fever, difficulty in breathing sometimes accompanied by coughing; General allergic reactions; Swelling of the mouth; Blisters on the skin; Allergic skin reactions; Inflammation of the oral mucosa (stomatitis); Low blood pressure, confusion, hallucinations; Joint pain; Muscle pain; Change of taste.
In addition, your doctor may detect changes in the blood and urine tests.
If any of the side effects gets serious, or if you notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.

5. HOW TO STORE Plaquex
Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
At a temperature below 25 ° C.
Do not use Plaquex after the expiry date which is stated on the pack. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.
Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of your unnecessary medicines. These measures will help to protect the environment.

6. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
What Plaquex contains
The active substance is clopidogrel besylate.
Each tablet contains 112.10 mg of clopidogrel besylate, equivalent to 75 mg of clopidogrel.
The other ingredients are: microcrystalline cellulose, mannitol, hydroxypropyl cellulose, crospovidone, citric acid, polyethylene glycol, stearic acid, talc, pink II pink.

What Plaquex looks like and contents of the pack
Plaquex 75 mg film-coated tablets are pink, biconvex, round.
Cardboard box containing three Al / Al blisters or Al / PVC-PE / PVDC blisters. Each blister contains 10 tablets.


 

 

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PLAQUEX75 mg. 30 tablets

PLAQUEX75 mg. 30 tablets

Plaquex, belongs to a group of medicines called antiplatelet medicines. Platelets are very small blood cells smaller than red or white blood cells that cling to each other in the formation of blood clots. By preventing this clogging, platelet antiaggregants reduce the risk of blood clots (a process called thrombosis).

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