Compare Plavix vs. Ticlid

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Plavix
(clopidogrel)

Ticlid
(ticlopidine)

Prevents blood clots. Plavix (Clopidogrel) works well to prevent blood clots and heart complications, but watch out for drug interactions.Coming soon.
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Reviews for Plavix (clopidogrel)
59%
of people (All ages) say Plavix (clopidogrel) is worth it
49%
say it works well
16%
say it's a big hassle
343 reviews
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Side effects
PlavixTiclid
  • Minor bleeding 3%
  • Major bleeding 1%
  • Any noncerebral bleeding 1%
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How it works
PlavixTiclid
Plavix (Clopidogrel) is an antiplatelet blood thinner. It prevents blood platelets from working, which makes it harder for your body to form blood clots.Coming soon.
Type of medication
PlavixTiclid
Prescription only
Available as
PlavixTiclid
  • Pill
  • Pill
Used for
PlavixTiclid
  • Placement Of Stent In Coronary Artery Adjunct Thromboembolic Stroke
Risk factors for serious side effects
PlavixTiclid
  • Genetic variation (CYP2C19 poor metabolizer)
  • Drug-interactions
  • Age greater than 65
  • History of gastrointestinal bleeding
  • High blood pressure
  • Liver problems
  • Drug interactions
  • Certain genetic disposition
    Detailed Plavix (clopidogrel) risks & warnings »
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    Pregnancy

    Research studies with animals haven’t found a risk to unborn babies, but it hasn’t been properly studied in humans.

    Research studies with animals haven’t found a risk to unborn babies, but it hasn’t been properly studied in humans.

    Interactions
    PlavixTiclid
    • Lots of interactions with other drugs or supplements. Always check with your doctor or pharmacist before starting any new meds.
    • Interacts with a lot of medicines and supplements. Don't start any new meds without talking to your doctor.
    No interactions related info.
    Upsides and benefits
    PlavixTiclid
    • Thins your blood to protect your heart after a heart attack or after a procedure on your heart.
    • Studies have shown clopidogrel lowers your risk of death or further heart complications.
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    Downsides and risks
    PlavixTiclid
    • Raises your risk of bleeding and bruising.
    • Lots of interactions with other drugs or supplements. Always check with your doctor or pharmacist before starting any new meds.
    • Doesn't work well for people with certain genetic variations.
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    Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication
    PlavixTiclid
    • Thins your blood to prevent clots from forming or getting bigger. Doesn't break up existing clots.
    • Can raise your risk of bleeding or bruising.
    • Take it exactly as instructed.
    • Interacts with a lot of medicines and supplements. Don't start any new meds without talking to your doctor.
    • Let your doctor know about any fever, weakness, or unusual bleeding or bruising.
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