Clopidogrel

Clopidogrel is an oral antiplatelet medication, that is used to prevent blood clots. It is given to patients who had a recent attack of stroke or heart attack, and people who have poor circulation of blood in their extremities (arms and legs).

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What is the cause and treatment for interatrial septal aneurysm?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 31 years old. During my second echo with bubble test, it says that I have an interatrial septal aneurysm, but there are no holes in my heart. I was given blood thinners. I am currently taking Clopidogrel. What is the cause and cure for this? What kind of lifestyle I should be mai...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Cardiologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do not worry about it. It is a congenital problem, and there is no particular reason for it. It is seen in one to two percent of normal individuals. Although, there is a slightly increased risk of clot formation over the bulging of aneurysm and stroke, however, it do...  Read Full »

I had one injection of Fondum based upon ECG and under medication. Should I consult a cardiologist?

Query: Hello doctor,I am recommended the injection Fondum based upon the ECG. The ECG report says the blood supply to one valve is less other all is fine, already taken one. Also, other medicines as Rosumac gold (Aspirin, Rosuvastatin, Clopidogrel), Sorbitrate. Should I take balance two injections of Fondu...  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Zohaib Siddiq

Cardiologist, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. These medicines are given for acute coronary syndromes. Please send me ECG so that I can guide you accordingly that what to do next. Please tell about the age of patient, symptoms, and any blood tests performed.   Read Full »

What are the treatment options for peripheral artery disease (PAD)?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 47 year old female, who has had a 90 % blocked carotid artery and subsequent endarterectomy at the age of 42 years. A year later, I had a massive heart attack and 100 % block in my right coronary artery. I was just diagnosed with PAD (Peripheral Artery Disease) last week. Additi...  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Chail

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Radiodiagnosis Physician, Radiologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read through your query in detail. Please find my observations below. Statins are widely used to treat PAD. Depending on other conditions, antihypertensives and medicines to control blood sugar levels are prescribed to patients with hypertension and diabetes res...  Read Full »

Which blood thinner is safe to be used in pulmonary embolism?

Query: Hello doctor, My father has been diagnosed with pulmonary embolism. What is the safest blood thinner he can use?  Read Full »


Dr. Rohit Jain

Cardiologist, Criticalcare Physician, Diabetologist, Endocrinologist, Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Pulmonologist, Sexologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Pulmonary embolism is a serious condition. We need to deal with it on an urgent basis with higher levels of blood thinners. The safest one is, of course, the mild ones such as Ecosprin (Aspirin), but that is not the drug of choice in pulmonary embolism in acute stages....  Read Full »

Is this treatment sufficient for stroke?

Query: Hi doctor, I had MR angiography of brain vessels. No flow of signals are noted in basilar and left posterior cerebral arteries. And a very minimal faint flow signal is noted in the right posterior cerebral artery. I have attached my MRA, current medication list and blood test reports for your refer...  Read Full »


Dr. J Mariano Anto Bruno Mascarenhas

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Neuro Surgeon, Neurologist, Spine Health Specialist, Spine Surgeon

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the attachments as well as the MRA report (attachment removed to protect patient identity). From these, I can find that the patient has suffered from a stroke. Stroke is actually a problem in brain that arises because the blood vessels supplying blood to the...  Read Full »

What are the treatment options for heart block?

Query: Hello doctor, My 72 year old father, recently got some breathing problem, so we went to the doctor. The doctor said that his cholesterol is high, and told my dad to take medicines. After a month he went for angiography and the reports show some blockages in the arteries. He got a minor heart attac...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Cardiologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. His reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity) certainly show significant blockages in the arteries. It is not possible to comment on the treatment from the photos alone. You need to upload the final report of the angiography, mentioning the vessel a...  Read Full »

What could be the cause of ventricular fibrillation?

Query: Hello doctor, My 29 year old brother had a pacemaker placed three years ago after survival from a sudden cardiac arrest. Doctors found the cause of the cardiac arrest to be a ventricular fibrillation. Last week was the first time he received a shock from his pacemaker, that is, exactly three years...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Cardiologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Ventricular fibrillation, the commonest cause is coronary artery disease. The other causes are dilated cardiomyopathy or low heart function. What is his ejection fraction? Low ejection fraction due to any reason like coronary artery disease or others can lead to v...  Read Full »

Will taking anabolic steroids affect 75 mg Clopidogrel?

Query: Hello doctor, Will taking anabolic steroids affect 75 mg Clopidogrel? I have been prescribed 75 mg Clopidogrel for a stent I have recently had fitted in my heart. I am a bodybuilder and so I wanted to know if taking anabolic steroids, T3, Clenbuterol, and Accutane will reverse the effect the Clopid...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Cardiologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Here the relationship of Clopidogrel is not straightforward. Firstly, I would like to tell, little data is available on this topic as such patients are very less, so definitive answers are available. Now, regarding anabolic steroids, there is no randomized control a...  Read Full »

Can medicines reduce heart block?

Query: Hi doctor, My father had a major heart attack 15 days ago. The angiography report showed LAD/Diagonal - type III LAD. Mid has 90% stenosis. LCX/OM non-dominant. Early OM1 has 90% stenosis. OM2 has 80% stenosis. PTCA with DES to LAD has been performed. Now, what to do with OM1 and OM2? Please gui...  Read Full »


Dr. Prashant Valecha

Cardiologist, General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Any blockage of more than 70% if possible should be stented. In your father's case heart attack was due to mid LAD block (left anterior descending coronary artery) which has been treated. OM (obtuse marginal) branches supply papillary muscles and posterolateral wa...  Read Full »

Kindly suggest treatment for someone who had TIA for two hours.

Query: Hello doctor, My father had a TIA for two hours nearly four months ago where he could not understand what was going around him and had some difficulties with walking. He was released from the hospital after five days. Before this, he had a fever. His CRP level was also 2.328 and he was taking Atorv...  Read Full »


Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed Abelrahman Abouibrahim

Internal Medicine Physician, Family Physician, General Practitioner, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. TIA (transient ischemic attack) for more than 60 minutes in a hypertensive and diabetic patient is a very serious sign that could lead to a stroke. I suggest you control your blood pressure and blood glucose with medications with regular followup. I suggest you tak...  Read Full »

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