Clopidogrel is a prescriptionantiplatelet medicine. It reducesyour risk ofgetting blood clots by affecting cells in your blood called platelets.

It's alsocalledPlavix and Grepid.

This page covers:

When it's used

How and when to take it

Side effects

Taking it with other medicines, food and alcohol

Who may not be able to take it

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Medically Reviewed by a doctor on 4 Oct 2016