Plavix (Clopidogrel)

Overview ( 28,000 members taking Plavix )

This product is primarily used in patients with a past history of heart disease, heart attack, peripheral vascular disease, and stroke to reduce the risk of developing further heart-related problems. It works by reducing platelet clotting activity and helps to prevent clots.

Black Box Warning:
This product has a boxed warning relating to decreased efficacy in people who are "poor metabolizers" and provides recommendations for genetic testing to determine metabolizer status.
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