Ticlid (Ticlopidine) – 250mg Tablets
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Chemical Name: TICLOPIDINE (tye-KLOE-pi-deen)
This medicine is a platelet aggregation inhibitor used to reduce the risk of
stroke. It may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your
WARNING: This medicine has caused serious blood disorders (agranulocytosis,
neutropenia, thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, aplastic anemia) in some
people. Symptoms may appear within the first few days of taking this medicine.
Immediately tell your doctor if you have any of these unlikely but serious side
effects: fever, weakness/fatigue, easy bruising or bleeding, or mental/mood
changes. This medicine should be discontinued if a serious blood disorder
occurs. Some medicines or medical conditions may interact with this medicine.
INFORM YOUR DOCTOR OR PHARMACIST of all prescription and over-the-counter
medicine that you are taking. ADDITIONAL MONITORING OF YOUR DOSE OR CONDITION
may be needed if you are taking theophylline or medicine for seizures. Inform
your doctor of any other medical conditions, allergies, pregnancy, or
breast-feeding. USE OF THIS MEDICINE IS NOT RECOMMENDED if you have a history of
liver conditions or bleeding or clotting disorders. Contact your doctor or
pharmacist if you have any questions or concerns about taking this medicine.
Follow the directions for using this medicine provided by your doctor. THIS
MEDICINE MAY COME with a patient information leaflet. Read it carefully. Ask
your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist any questions that you may have about this
medicine. TAKE THIS MEDICINE with food. STORE THIS MEDICINE at room temperature
in a tightly-closed container, away from heat and light. IF YOU MISS A DOSE OF
THIS MEDICINE, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next
dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not
take 2 doses at once.
KEEP ALL DOCTOR AND LABORATORY APPOINTMENTS while you are using this medicine.
BEFORE YOU HAVE ANY MEDICAL OR DENTAL TREATMENTS, EMERGENCY CARE, OR SURGERY,
tell the doctor or dentist that you are using this medicine. BEFORE YOU BEGIN
TAKING ANY NEW MEDICINE, either prescription or over-the-counter, check with
your doctor or pharmacist. This includes any medicine that contains aspirin. FOR
WOMEN: IT IS UNKNOWN IF THIS MEDICINE IS EXCRETED in breast milk. DO NOT
BREAST-FEED while taking this medicine.
SIDE EFFECTS that may occur while taking this medicine include diarrhea, rash,
nausea, or stomach pain. If they continue or are bothersome, check with your
doctor. CONTACT YOUR DOCTOR IMMEDIATELY if you experience the following side
effects or symptoms of toxicity: fever, chills, sore throat, weakness, paleness,
cough, unusual bruising or bleeding, yellowing of skin or eyes, dark urine or
blood in urine, light colored stools, speech problems, or seizures. If you
notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor, nurse, or
Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects or prevent a medicine from
doing its job. Use our drug interaction checker to find out if your medicines
interact with each other. Check drug interactions
If you take too
If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency
DO NOT SHARE THIS MEDICINE with others for whom it was not prescribed. DO NOT
USE THIS MEDICINE for other health conditions. KEEP THIS MEDICINE out of the
reach of children. IF USING THIS MEDICINE FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME, obtain
refills before your supply runs out.