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  • Clopidexcel 75
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    Active Ingredient
    Clopidogrel (as Besylate) 75 mg

    Status in Israel
    RX

    Presentation and Status in Health Basket

    Presentation Basket Yarpa Pharmasoft

    Film Coated Tablets

    30 X 75 mg

    partial basket chart 30171 9403

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    Dosage

    Adults and elderly
    Clopidexcel should be given as a single daily dose of 75 mg.
    In patients suffering from acute coronary syndrome:
    − Non-ST segment elevation acute coronary syndrome (unstable angina or non-Q-wave myocardial infarction): clopidogrel treatment should be initiated with a single 300 mg loading dose and then continued at 75 mg once a day (with acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) 75 mg-325 mg daily). Since higher doses of ASA were associated with higher bleeding risk it is recommended that the dose of ASA should not be higher than 100 mg. The optimal duration of treatment has not been formally established. Clinical trial data support use up to 12 months, and the maximum benefit was seen at 3 months.
    – ST segment elevation acute myocardial infarction: clopidogrel should be given as a single daily dose of 75 mg initiated with a 300 mg loading dose in combination with ASA and with or without thrombolytics. For patients over 75 years of age clopidogrel should be initiated without a loading dose. Combined therapy should be started as early as possible after symptoms start and continued for at least four weeks. The benefit of the combination of clopidogrel with ASA beyond four weeks has not been studied in this setting.
    In patients with atrial fibrillation, clopidogrel should be given as a single daily dose of 75mg. ASA (75- 100mg daily) should be initiated and continued in combination with clopidogrel.
    If a dose is missed:
    – Within less than 12 hours after regular scheduled time: patients should take the dose immediately and then take the next dose at the regular scheduled time.
    – For more than 12 hours: patients should take the next dose at the regular scheduled time and should not double the dose.
    Paediatric population
    Clopidogrel is not indicated for children and adolescence under 18 years old.
    Renal impairment
    Therapeutic experience is limited in patients with renal impairment.
    Hepatic impairment
    Therapeutic experience is limited in patients with moderate hepatic disease who may have bleeding diatheses.


    Indications

    Secondary prevention of atherothrombotic events:
    Adult patients suffering from MI (from a few days until less than 35 days), ischemic stroke (from 7 days until less than 6 months) or established peripheral arterial disease.
    Adult patients suffering from Acute Coronary Syndrome
    – Non-ST segment elevation acute coronary syndrome (unstable angina/non-Q-wave MI), including patients undergoing a stent placement following percutaneous coronary intervention, in combination with ASA.
    – ST segment elevation acute MI, in combination with ASA in medically treated patients eligible for thrombolytic therapy.
    Prevention of atherothrombotic and thromboembolic events in atrial fibrillation: In adult patients with atrial fibrillation who have at least one risk factor for vascular events, are not suitable for the treatment with Vitamin K antagonists (VKA) Anti-Thrombin or Anti Factor Xa, and who have a low bleeding risk, clopidogrel is indicated in combination with ASA for the prevention of atherothrombotic and thromboembolic events, including stroke.


    Contra-Indications

    Hypersensitivity to the active substance or to any of the excipients.
    Severe hepatic impairment.
    Active pathological bleeding such as peptic ulcer or intracranial haemorrhage.


    Special Precautions

    Please refer to the license holder for further details.


    Side Effects

    Please refer to the license holder for further details.


    Drug interactions

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    Pregnancy and Lactation

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    Overdose

    Please refer to the license holder for further details


    Manufacturer
    Dexcel Ltd.
    Licence holder
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