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Antiplatelets, clopidogrel

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Introduction
Clopidogrel (brand name Plavix) is an antiplatelet medicine. This means it lowers the risk of clots forming in your blood.
Special considerations
Clopidogrel may not be suitable to take if you have certain health conditions or are taking other medications.
Side effects of clopidogrel
Clopidogrel can cause side effects, although serious reactions are rare.
Interactions with other medicines
Clopidogrel can interact with other medicines. This is known as a drug-drug interaction.