ticlopidine (oral) (cont.)
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What happens if I miss a dose (Ticlid)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then to take the medicine and skip the missed dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Ticlid)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine.
Overdose symptoms may include cold feeling, unusual bleeding, trouble breathing, loss of balance or coordination, and seizure (convulsions).
What should I avoid while taking ticlopidine (Ticlid)?
While you are taking ticlopidine, do not take aspirin or other NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) without your doctor's advice. NSAIDs include ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil), naproxen (Aleve, Naprosyn), diclofenac (Voltaren), diflunisal (Dolobid), etodolac (Lodine), flurbiprofen (Ansaid), indomethacin (Indocin), ketoprofen (Orudis), ketorolac (Toradol), mefenamic acid (Ponstel), meloxicam (Mobic), nabumetone (Relafen), piroxicam (Feldene), and others.
Avoid sports or activities that could result in a bruising or bleeding injury. Use extra caution to avoid cuts when brushing your teeth or shaving.
Avoid drinking alcohol while taking ticlopidine. Alcohol may increase your risk of bleeding in your stomach or intestines.
What other drugs will affect ticlopidine (Ticlid)?
Taking ticlopidine with certain other drugs can increase your risk of bleeding. Before taking ticlopidine, tell your doctor if you also take:
Tell your doctor about all other medications you use, especially:
This list is not complete and there may be other drugs that can interact with ticlopidine. Tell your doctor about all your prescription and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about ticlopidine.
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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