Redgrel 150mg Tablet
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Q. Can I take alcohol with Redgrel?
Yes, you can take alcohol with Redgrel. However, excessive intake of alcohol should be avoided as it can irritate the inner lining of the stomach and this increases the risk of developing a stomach ulcer later.
Q. Can Omeprazole be taken along with Redgrel?
Omeprazole ( a proton pump inhibitor or PPI used to treat and prevent indigestion) may interfere with the working of Redgrel and reduce the effect of Redgrel. Your doctor may prescribe an alternate PPI like lansoprazole, if you suffer from indigestion or if they judge that it would be beneficial to you. You should let your doctor know about all the medicines that have been prescribed to you before starting Redgrel. Always consult your doctor before taking any medicine.medicineDetail.readMore
Q. Does Redgrel affect blood pressure?
Yes, Redgrel may rarely cause a decrease in blood pressure as a side effect. However, this is very rare and does not affect everyone. Consult your doctor if you feel dizzy, lightheaded, weak or have a blurred vision. These are signs and symptoms of low blood pressure and therefore, you should contact your doctor immediately.medicineDetail.readMore
Q. How long does it take Redgrel to start working? How long do I need to take it?
Clopiogrel starts working within 2 hours of taking it. Continue taking it as long as your doctor has advised you. You may have to take it for a few weeks or months, or you may have to take it for the rest of your life.
Q. Is Redgrel a blood thinner?
Yes, Redgrel is an antiplatelet medicine which is also known as a blood thinner. It makes your blood flow more easily through your blood vessels and prevents formation of harmful blood clots. This lowers your chances of heart attack or stroke.medicineDetail.readMore
Q. What are the side effects of taking Redgrel?
The most common side effect of Redgrel is bleeding. This may lead to bruising on the skin, nosebleeds, blood in the urine or stools (black tarry stools), or heavier periods than usual in females. Rarely, bleeding may also occur in the head, eyes, lungs, or joints and may even be severe. In case you have a minor injury, such as a small cut while shaving, bleeding may take longer than usual to stop. Get emergency medical help if the bleeding is profuse, does not stop on it’s own, or bothers you. Other side effects of Redgrel that may be seen occasionally in some people include diarrhea, abdominal pain, indigestion or heartburn. Please consult your doctor if any of these side effects persist or worry you.medicineDetail.readMore
Q. What is Redgrel used for?
Redgrel is used to prevent formation of blood clots, thus reducing the risk of heart attacks or stroke. It facilitates smooth circulation of blood in the body by reducing the ability of the platelets to stick together, that could otherwise lead to formation of harmful clots in hardened blood vessels.medicineDetail.readMore
Q. What will happen if I stop taking Redgrel?
If you stop taking Redgrel suddenly, your chances of heart attack or stroke may increase. These conditions can be fatal. Do not stop taking it without talking to your doctor, otherwise your condition may worsen. Continue taking Redgrel for as long as prescribed by your doctor to get maximum benefit.medicineDetail.readMore
Q. When should you take Redgrel?
You should take Redgrel exactly as prescribed by the doctor. You can take it with or without food, at any time of the day. However, it is important to take it regularly at the same time each day for best results. This will also help you to remember to take it daily.medicineDetail.readMore
Q. Who should not take Redgrel?
Redgrel is not recommended for people who are allergic to it, have severe liver disease, have stomach ulcers, bleeding in the brain, or have a bleeding disorder known as hemophilia (disease in which blood does not clot normally). Additionally, avoid taking Redgrel if you are trying to get pregnant, already pregnant, or breastfeeding.medicineDetail.readMore
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Redgrel 150mg Tablet is prescribed to people at high risk of heart disease. This includes people with peripheral vascular disease (blood circulation problems due to narrowing of blood vessels), recent heart attack or stroke, irregular heartbeats, and those who have undergone certain heart procedures like stenting. It is also used in combination with some other medicines for the treatment of heart attack and some types of heart-related chest pain (unstable angina).
This medicine may be taken with or without food and should be taken at the same time each day. It is important to keep taking this medicine even if you feel well. If you stop taking this medicine, it may increase your chance of having a heart attack or stroke.
The most common side effect seen with this medicine is bleeding. This may be in the form of bruising, nose bleeds, blood in urine or stools (black-colored stools), or heavier periods than usual in women. If you cut or injure yourself, it may take longer than usual for the bleeding to stop. Such episodes of bleeding are usually mild and resolve on their own. However, you should consult your doctor straight away if the bleeding persists or worries you.
This medicine is not suitable for some people. Do not take it if you are bleeding from anywhere in the body such as a stomach ulcer or bleeding within the brain, or if you have severe liver problems. Before taking it, you should let your doctor know if you have ever had a problem with your blood not clotting properly or if you have recently had a serious injury or surgery. This medicine may need to be stopped temporarily before planned surgery or dental treatment. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before taking it.
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Prevention of heart attack and stroke
Redgrel 150mg Tablet
- Redgrel 150mg Tablet is an antiplatelet medicine, or blood thinner. It works by preventing cells called platelets from sticking together and helps to prevent your blood from clotting inside veins and arteries. This helps the blood flow freely around your body thereby preventing a heart attack or stroke (or deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism). Take this medicine regularly and make appropriate lifestyle changes to achieve maximum benefits. It is often prescribed along with a low dose of aspirin which also helps to prevent blood from clotting.
Redgrel 150mg Tablet
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Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Redgrel 150mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Redgrel 150mg Tablet is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby however, there are limited human studies.medicineDetail.readMore
Redgrel 150mg Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.medicineDetail.readMore
Redgrel 150mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Redgrel 150mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.medicineDetail.readMore
Redgrel 150mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Redgrel 150mg Tablet is recommended.medicineDetail.readMore