Ticlid (ticlopidine) is a prescription medication used to prevent blood clots.
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Ticlid – Ticlopidine – 250mg
- Brand: Ticlop
- Disease: Stroke / Blood Clots
It is a type of antiplatelet drug, which means it helps keep platelets in the blood from sticking together and forming clots. Ticlid can be used to prevent strokes, heart attacks, and other problems caused by blood clots. It comes as a tablet that you take by mouth.
Ticlid is usually prescribed for people who have had a stroke or heart attack in the past, or for people who have an increased risk of having one due to other health conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, or smoking. Ticlid may also be prescribed if you are having surgery that will require general anesthesia (putting you to sleep).
Some common side effects of ticlopidine include headache, nausea, diarrhea, and bruising. Tell your doctor if you experience any serious side effects while taking ticlopidine such as chest pain or shortness of breath.
Frequently asked Questions
Is Ticlid a blood thinner?
It works by preventing the formation of new blood clots and also breaking up existing blood clots. Ticlid is usually prescribed for people who have had a stroke, heart attack, or surgery.
Some common side effects of ticlid include headache, nausea, diarrhea, and skin rash. It is important to tell your doctor if you experience any of these side effects while taking ticlid. You should also let your doctor know if you have any other medical conditions or are taking any other medications.
It is important to take ticlid exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop taking it without first talking to your doctor. Stopping ticlid suddenly can increase your risk of having a clotting event such as a stroke
What class of drug is Ticlid?
It is not for everyone. Only your doctor can decide if ticlid is right for you.
Talk to your doctor if you think you might be at risk for a stroke, such as if:
-you’ve had a previous stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA)
-you have high blood pressure or diabetes
-you smoke cigarettes or use other tobacco products
-you are age 55 or older
What is the generic name for ticlid?
It is a type of anti-platelet drug, which means it helps keep your blood from clotting. Ticlid may be prescribed after you have had a heart attack or stroke, or if you have certain other health conditions that make you more likely to form blood clots.
Ticlid comes in tablet form and is taken by mouth twice daily with food. It can take up to several weeks for the full effects of the medication to be seen. Common side effects include headache, diarrhea, and nausea/vomiting. Rare but serious side effects include bleeding problems and liver damage.
If you are taking Ticlid, be sure to follow your doctor’s instructions carefully and report any problems right away. You should also avoid activities that could cause bruising or injury since this can increase your risk for bleeding complications while taking Ticlid
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