What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Clopidogrel to Children or the Elderly?

If you are PREGNANT

  • No Known Fetal/Neonatal Risk:

If you are NURSING


If you are an adult over 60

  • management or monitoring precaution: Hematologic-Use extreme caution with concomitant anticoagulation or other antiplatelet drugs particularly in elderly patients with fall risks. In clinical trials, patients on clopidogrel with aspirin experienced greater rates of minor bleeding compared to placebo (5.1% versus 2.4%).

Giving Clopidogrel to a child under 12

  • management or monitoring precaution: Safety and efficacy not established in pediatrics. Limited study data.

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