About the drug:
The active ingredient of the drug is Clopidogrel. It has an anti platelet activity and is used in the prevention of blood clots in blood vessels and heart.
Uses of the drug:
The medicine is prescribed for treating angina or chest pain. It is also given in stroke, myocardial infarction and peripheral arterial disease.
Working of the drug:
The medicine works by preventing the formation of blood clots in heart and blood vessels. It prevents clotting of blood. Platelets are a type of cells that is found in blood and it is responsible for forming blood clots. Clopidogrel ensures smooth flow of blood as it prevents the formation of this clots. It is on of the most recommended preventive drug that is given in case of heart and its related disorder.