- an antiplatelet drug that is used to prevent thrombosis in cats.
- can be used in cats that have a chronic problem with excessive clotting within their arteries (thrombosis), preventing proper circulation to a certain area.
- It can also be used to treat hypercoagulability in dogs.
- Treatment is most effective after 3 days on the medication, and affects platelet production for up to a week after medication is stopped.
This drug should not be given to cats or dogs that have a known sensitivity to antiplatelet drugs, or that have a difficulty forming blood clots on their own. This drug should not be given to pregnant, nursing, or breeding cats or dogs. Risk of excessive bleeding when used in conjunction withNSAID or non steroidal anti inflammatories, type drugs (Rimadyl, aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen). Use of Clopidogrel with the anticonvulsant phenytoin, or the diuretic torsemide, can affect the metabolism of the patient. Clopidogrel should not be taken in concert with other anticoagulants, like warfarin, due to risk of excessive bleeding and a change in metabolism
Possible Side Effects:
Vomiting and loss of appetitie can occur, as well as excessive bleeding and black, tarry stools.
Keep our of reach of children and pets. Store at room temperature.
It is important to follow your Veterinarian's prescription instructions for your pet.
18.75mg (1/4 of a 75mg tablet) once a day. Dosage is not based on weight.
Consult your vet.