Plavix effectively inhibits and slows the process of blood clotting, thus preventing the body from thrombus formation. The drug has a coronary dilator effect, prevents the development of atherosclerosis. It is also used after heart attacks and strokes, as well as a preventive agent in ischemic diseases.
The drug is taken orally at a dose of 75 mg. Active substance − clopidogrel − is rapidly absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract, slightly concentrated in the blood plasma and reversibly binds to its proteins. Course of treatment has a positive effect of Plavix on the body.
After the first days of treatment with this drug, there is observed reducing the interaction between platelets and their bonding. Bleeding time returns to normal state after about 5−6 days after cessation of taking Plavix.
It should be said that the effect of Plavix on the body when it is used regularly, is very significant. It should be recognized that plavix is pretty effective drug: it can dramatically change the situation with the threat of thrombus formation. Doctors recommend many patients to take it for a long time, during the months and even years. This kind of therapy helps to restore health and extend life.
Before taking the drug it is necessary to consult with your physician. The specialist will tell you in detail about the Plavix effect on the body. You can read about all side effects in the detailed instructions of the drug.