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Drug Interactions

Clopidogrel can potentially interact with a number of different medications (see Drug Interactions With Clopidogrel for more information).

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider Before Taking Clopidogrel?

Prior to taking this drug, talk to your healthcare provider if you:
  • Have upcoming surgeries or other invasive procedures planned
  • Are pregnant or breastfeeding
  • Have any allergies
  • Have kidney problems
  • Have liver problems
  • Have active bleeding anywhere in your body, such as a stomach ulcer or bleeding within the head (type of stroke)
  • Have a bleeding or blood disorder.
Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Precautions and Warnings for Clopidogrel for more information, including information on who should not take the drug.)

What If I Take an Overdose?

People who take too much clopidogrel may have overdose symptoms that could include:
  • Bleeding
  • Vomiting
  • Difficulty breathing.
If you happen to take too much, seek immediate medical attention.

How Should Clopidogrel Be Stored?

Clopidogrel should be stored at room temperature in an airtight container. Keep this and all medications out of the reach of children.
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