ticlopidine - oral, Ticlid
GENERIC NAME: TICLOPIDINE - ORAL (tie-KLO-pih-deen)
BRAND NAME(S): Ticlid
WARNING: Rarely, this medication has caused serious, sometimes life-threatening blood and immune disorders (agranulocytosis, aplastic anemia, neutropenia, thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura-TTP). Symptoms may appear within the first few days after starting this medication. Seek immediate attention if you notice any of these rare but serious side effects: difficulty speaking, weakness on one side of the body, seizures, red pinpoint-sized bleeding spots on the skin, dark-colored urine, or yellowing of eyes/skin (see also Side Effects section).
Your doctor will be monitoring your blood counts before and regularly during treatment, especially the first 3 months of therapy. It is important that you keep all your medical and laboratory appointments.
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