Active Ingredients:Clopidogrel (clop-id-o(h)-grel) and Aspirin (as-per-in)
CoPlavix contains the medicines clopidogrel and aspirin. CoPlavix belongs to a group of medicines called anti-platelet medicines.
Platelets are very small blood cells which clump together during blood clotting. By preventing this clumping, anti-platelet medicines reduce the chances of blood clots forming (a process called thrombosis).
CoPlavix is used to prevent blood clots forming in hardened blood vessels (a process known as atherothrombosis) which can lead to events such as Stroke, Heart attack or death.
You may have been prescribed CoPlavix to help prevent blood clots forming and to reduce the risk of Heart attack, death and Stroke because you have suffered Acute Coronary Syndrome (either a severe type of Chest pain called unstable Angina, or a heart attack).
Your doctor may have prescribed this medicine for another use. If you want more information, ask your doctor.
CoPlavix is only available on a doctor's prescription.