FAQs ABOUT APLET 10MG TABLET
What is APLET 10MG TABLET used for?
APLET 10MG TABLET is an antiplatelet medicine. It is used to treat and prevent blood clot formation in the body. It can also reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke, angina (chest pain) and other circulatory problems among patients having heart block, stents in the heart or other heart-related complications.
What are the side effects of APLET 10MG TABLET?
The most common side effects of taking APLET 10MG TABLET are increased bleeding tendency, anemia, skin rashes and low RBC in blood. Consult your doctor if any of these side effect worsens.
Can I stop taking APLET 10MG TABLET once my symptoms subside?
No. Do not stop taking APLET 10MG TABLET without consulting your doctor. As blood clot problems is a chronic conditions, long term treatment is necessary to control its symptoms. Therefore, take APLET 10MG TABLET as advised by your doctor for the stipulated duration. Sudden withdrawal of therapy may cause the symptoms to reappear.
What should I do if I forget to take a dose of APLET 10MG TABLET?
If you forget to take a dose of APLET 10MG TABLET, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time to take the next dose, skip the missed dose of APLET 10MG TABLET and take the next one at the regular time. Do not take a double dose of APLET 10MG TABLET to compensate the missed dose.
Is APLET 10MG TABLET a blood thinner?
APLET 10MG TABLET is an antiplatelet medicine. It prevents the clumping of platelets within the blood vessels which therefore, reduces the chances of blood clot formation in the body.
What precautions do I need to follow while taking APLET 10MG TABLET?
Before taking APLET 10MG TABLET inform your doctor if you have any liver or kidney problems or bleeding problems. Be cautions while you perform even minor activities in your day-to-day life that involves risk of cuts or injuries (like shaving, playing, or handling sharp objects). Inform your doctor if you recently met with any accident or have stomach ulcers, or scheduled for any upcoming surgeries as a precaution, as they could make you bleed more. Consult your doctor before taking APLET 10MG TABLET if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. Regularly visit your doctor for checkups and perform all the necessary lab tests recommended for you.
Can the use of APLET 10MG TABLET affect the liver?
Yes. APLET 10MG TABLET may affect the way your liver work. It can elevate the levels of certain liver enzymes in your body. Therefore, it is strictly not recommended for use in patients with severe liver diseases. It should be used with caution in patients with moderate liver problems. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.
Should I stop using APLET 10MG TABLET before any surgery?
Yes. APLET 10MG TABLET is a blood thinner which may make you bleed more easily even after minor cuts or injuries. As surgeries are always associated with increased bleeding tendency, simultaneous use of APLET 10MG TABLET is not recommended as it may make you bleed more.
Which medicines should I avoid while taking APLET 10MG TABLET?
While undergoing therapy with APLET 10MG TABLET, avoid concomitant use of other blood thinning medications (such as warfarin, clopidogrel) and pain relieving medicines without consulting your doctor.
Is APLET 10MG TABLET safe for use in children?
APLET 10MG TABLET is not recommended for use in children and adolescents (aged below 18 years). Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.