Medications and Drugs
Brand Names: Ticlid
Generic Name: ticlopidine (oral) (Pronunciation: tye KLOE pi deen)
What is ticlopidine (Ticlid)?
Ticlopidine may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Ticlid 250 mg
elliptical, white, imprinted with TICLID, 250
Ticlodipine 250 mg-APO
oblong, white, imprinted with APO 027
Ticlopidine 250 mg-TEV
oval, white, imprinted with 93, 154
What are the possible side effects of ticlopidine (Ticlid)?
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using ticlopidine and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:
Less serious side effects may include:
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
What is the most important information I should know about ticlopidine (Ticlid)?
You should not use this medication if you are allergic to ticlopidine, or if you have severe liver disease, any active bleeding such as a stomach ulcer or bleeding in the brain (such as from a head injury), or a blood cell disorder such as anemia (lack of red blood cells) or low levels of platelets (cells that help your blood clot).
Before taking ticlopidine, tell your doctor if you have a bleeding or blood clotting disorder, a history of stroke, including TIA ("mini-stroke"), a stomach ulcer or ulcerative colitis, high cholesterol or triglycerides, liver disease, or kidney disease.
Because ticlopidine keeps your blood from coagulating (clotting) to prevent unwanted blood clots, it can also make it easier for you to bleed, even from a minor injury. Contact your doctor or seek emergency medical attention if you have bleeding that will not stop.
If you need to have any type of surgery, tell the surgeon ahead of time that you are using ticlopidine.
Taking ticlopidine with certain other drugs can increase your risk of bleeding. Before taking ticlopidine, tell your doctor about all other medications you use.
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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