Find out detailed description, uses, directions of use, side effects, warnings and precautions, frequently asked questions about Deplatt-CV 20 Capsule
Deplatt-CV 20 capsule is used to prevent and reduce the risk of heart disorders like heart attack and chest pain. It contains three active ingredients-atorvastatin, clopidogrel and acetylsalicylic acid as active ingredients. Abnormal blood clot formation and high cholesterol are some of the important factors that contribute to heart disorders. This capsule acts by reducing abnormal blood clots and also cholesterol levels. It is not recommended for use in pregnant women and nursing mothers. It should be used with caution in elderly patients. Take this medicine as advised by your doctor. Maintain a healthy lifestyle along with this medicine. You should have low-fat, less oily and avoid the junk, packaged and carbonated food and drinks. You should also avoid drinking and smoking along with this medicine.
In Prevention of Heart attack
Deplatt-CV 20 Capsule is a combination medicine that is used to prevent heart attack. It contains Atorvastatin that works by reducing the amount of “bad” cholesterol (LDL) and raising the amount of “good” cholesterol (HDL) in your blood. High levels of cholesterol can cause your blood vessels to narrow (atherosclerosis). Lowering the amount of cholesterol reduces the chances of heart diseases and helps you remain healthier for longer.
Besides, it also contains two blood thinners, Aspirin and Clopidogrel, that together prevent the formation of blood clots and also prevent the existing ones from growing bigger in size. Take it regularly and make appropriate lifestyle changes (such as eating healthy and staying active) to maximize the effectiveness of this medicine. Keep taking it even if you feel well.
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Deplatt-CV 20 Capsule is to be taken with food.
Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have any liver or kidney disease. You must tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy, or breastfeeding. You should also let your healthcare team know all other medicines you are taking as they may affect, or be affected by this medicine.
Q. What is Deplatt-CV 20 Capsule?
Deplatt-CV 20 Capsule is a combination of three medicines: Aspirin / Acetylsalicylic acid, Atorvastatin and Clopidogrel. Aspirin and Clopidogrel are antiplatelet medicines. They work by preventing the platelets from sticking together and decrease the formation of harmful blood clots. On the other hand, Atorvastatin is a lipid-lowering medicine that blocks an enzyme which makes cholesterol in the body. It lowers the "bad" cholesterol (LDL), triglycerides and raises the "good" cholesterol (HDL).
Q. Can the use of Deplatt-CV 20 Capsule cause dizziness?
Yes, the use of Deplatt-CV 20 Capsule can cause dizziness (feeling faint, weak, unsteady or lightheaded) in some patients. If you feel dizzy or lightheaded, it is better to rest for some time and resume once you feel better.
Q. Can the use of Deplatt-CV 20 Capsule cause nausea and vomiting?
Yes, the use of Deplatt-CV 20 Capsule can cause nausea and vomiting. Taking it with milk, food or with antacids can prevent nausea. Avoid taking fatty or fried foods along with this medication. In case of vomiting, drink plenty of water or other fluids by taking small frequent sips. Talk to your doctor if vomiting persists and you notice signs of dehydration like dark colored and strong-smelling urine and a low frequency of urination. Do not take any other medicine without speaking to a doctor.
Q. What is the recommended storage condition for the Deplatt-CV 20 Capsule?
Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.
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