Ticlid is used to reduce the risk of stroke. Ticlid may also be used in combination with aspirin to prevent a blood clot from forming after a stent is placed in a coronary artery.
Keep at room temperature and protect from heat, moisture, and light.
Before you begin taking Ticlid, let your doctor know of any medical conditions you have, especially if: you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding; you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medication, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement; you have allergies of any kind; or you have an increased risk of bleeding due to trauma or surgery, a stomach ulcer, or kidney or liver problems.
Ticlid may reduce the number of clot-forming cells in your blood. Avoid any activities that may result in bruising or injury. Tell your doctor if any unusual bruising or bleeding occurs or if there is blood in your stools or you stools are dark and tarry. Let your dentist or doctor know you are taking Ticlid before any dental procedure, emergency care, or surgery. Ticlid is not recommended for use in children as the safety and effectiveness of the medication has not been confirmed in this age group. If you are or become pregnant, discuss any potential risks of taking Ticlid with your doctor. Do not breast-feed while you are taking Ticlid.
Patient Family Information : Always follow your doctors directions when taking Ticlid. Take Ticlid with food.
Avoid using Ticlid if you are allergic to any ingredient in the medication or you have an active bleeding disorder, a blood disease, blood clotting disorder, thrombocytopenic purpura, aplastic anemia, or severe liver problems.
Sever Side Effects : Serious side effects may include: severe allergic reactions; blood in urine; chills; dark urine; difficulty speaking; fever; increased bleeding; light-colored stools; mouth sores; pale skin; pinpoint dots or rash on the skin; seizures; sore throat; unusua
Less severe side effects may include: diarrhea; indigestion; nausea; stomach pain; or vomiting.
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