Clopidogrel (Plavix) is a blood-thinning medicine that is used to prevent heart attacks and strokes in people who are at a higher risk of developing these complications.
Clopidogrel prevents the formation of dangerous clots by preventing platelets from adhering to each other. It’s an antiplatelet medication. It aids in the smooth operation of your circulatory system.
What dosages of Clopidogrel (Plavix) are available?
Clopidogrel (Plavix) is only available as a tablet you take by mouth. The available doses of Clopidogrel (Plavix) are:
- 75 mg
- 300 mg
Visit your doctor if you plan on taking this medication.
What side effects are common with taking Clopidogrel (Plavix)?
Common side effects of Clopidogrel (Plavix) are:
Some people experience more serious side effects from Clopidogrel (Plavix), including:
- Having blood when you cough or poop
- Having yellow-colored eyes
- Feeling unusually tired
Contact your doctor right away if you experience any of these side effects of Clopidogrel (Plavix).
Does Clopidogrel (Plavix) interact with other medications?
Clopidogrel (Plavix) has been known to interact poorly with other medications, supplements, and herbs.
When taking Clopidogrel (Plavix), you should avoid taking:
- Anti-clotting medicines such as Aspirin, Warfarin, Rivaroxaban, Apixaban, Edoxaban, Dabigatran, Dipyridamole, Ticagrelor, or Prasugrel
- Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) such as Ibuprofen
- Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) such as Citalopram
- Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs) such as Omeprazole
Talk to your doctor before you start taking Clopidogrel (Plavix).
Who should NOT take Clopidogrel (Plavix)?
Not all people can take Clopidogrel (Plavix). It may not be a good choice if you have:
- An allergic reaction to Clopidogrel (Plavix) or similar medications
- A stomach ulcer presently or in the past
- Brain hemorrhage
- Kidney or liver problems
What drugs are similar to Clopidogrel (Plavix)?
Other drugs that are similar to Clopidogrel (Plavix) include:
Does Clopidogrel have a generic form?
Clopidogrel is a generic drug that is used to lessen the likelihood of a dangerous blood clot forming by stopping platelets from clumping together in circulation. Plavix is the brand name of Clopidogrel.
What is the price of Clopidogrel (Plavix) without insurance?
The average retail price of Clopidogrel without insurance is $61.83.
Look up Clopidogrel (Plavix) on NSUR’s NSURx price look-up tool to find the pharmacy nearest to you with the lowest price.
How to save money on Clopidogrel (Plavix)?
NSUR offers a prescription discount card called NSURx to help you save money on your Clopidogrel (Plavix) prescriptions.
Simply present your NSURx card to the pharmacist the next time you fill a prescription of Clopidogrel (Plavix) at your local pharmacy, and you could save up to 80% on your prescription costs! Moreover, every time you fill a prescription using NSURx, you will receive NSUR Coin as a reward, which you can use to buy goods and services on our health and wellness shopping platform.
Over 35,000 pharmacies accept NSURx prescriptions, including major chains like Walgreens, CVS, and Walmart and smaller, independent retailers in your neighborhood.
There is no limit on the number of prescriptions you can fill using NSURx or the frequency at which you can fill them. You can even use NSURx to get discounts on other prescriptions for your friends and family (including pets!).
Visit NSURx’s price lookup tool to see how much you can start saving today on your Clopidogrel (Plavix) prescriptions and to find the nearest pharmacy to you that accepts NSURx, or call +1 (855) 917-6216. Most users have a pharmacy within 2 miles of their home that takes NSURx.