Ticlop 250mg Tablet Description:
Ticlop 250mg Tablet is an antiplatelet medication. It works by preventing platelets from sticking together which decreases the formation of harmful blood clots. This lowers the chance of heart attack or stroke.
Ticlop 250mg Tablet is used in the treatment of heart attack and unstable angina. It decreases the chances of having another heart attack, stroke or death from a disease related to your heart or blood vessels.
Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea, Decreased white blood cell count.
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Ticlop 250mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
How does Ticlop work?
Ticlop is a platelet aggregation inhibitor. Ticlop induces a dose dependent reduction in platelet aggregation by reducing platelet-fibrinogen binding and the platelet-platelet interactions thereby increasing the bleeding time. It thus works by preventing platelets from collecting and forming clots
Is Ticlop an anticoagulant?
No, Ticlop is not an anticoagulant. It is an antiplatelet agent
Is Ticlop a prodrug?
Yes, Ticlop is a prodrug that gets metabolized to its active form
How is Ticlop metabolized?
Ticlop is metabolized extensively by the liver
What is Ticlop is used for?
Ticlop is used to prevent to reduce the risk of thrombotic stroke (fatal or nonfatal) in patients who have experienced stroke mainly in patients who are intolerant or allergic to aspirin therapy or who have failed aspirin therapy. Ticlop may also be used as adjunctive therapy with aspirin in patients with coronary stent implantations.
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