Generic equivalent for Plavix?
Thanks for your question. Plavix is a popular blood thinner that is used to help prevent strokes, heart attacks, and clots in blood vessels is also known by its generic name - clopidogrel.
There is presently no generic available on the market. In 2006, a Canadian company released generic clopidogrel, but was quickly withdrawn due to a patent dispute. A European company also claims to be close to releasing this generic, but a patent dispute is likely to occur again. Bristol-Myers Squibb currently has the patent on Plavix, which is not due to expire until 2011.
I hope this information has been helpful.
Martin Cane, M.D.
I been been buying generic plavix online from www.4rx.com for years now. I buy 180 tablets for about 64.00 plus shipping. I believe it comes to about 50 cents a pill. Each pill comes in a foil wrapper and from a company CIPLA which has been in business since 1900. If you have an opportunity please tell them I referred you. My user name is Martinyb on their site. Good luck to you. I had a cardiac arrest in 2004 at age 51 and another heart attack at age 56 in 2008. I work out daily, try and eat right and take the meds...I'm still alive here in Los Angeles and appreciate everyday....Best of luck to you too.....Marty B.
I usually purchase Generic Plavix at Gomedstore online Pharmacy
They offer trusted quality drug with a reasonable price online and their service is also very good!!
The date today is 11/04/2010. I had a heart attack and The doctors prescribed Plavix which is $80.00 for 30 pills. Too much for me and then I was told there is no generic nor equivalant for Plavix. I reserched this and figured the Doctors were just not telling the truth. Maybe they get a kick back. Anyway I got them through Bigmountaindrugs.com. They get them from India. The company that makes them is CIPLA LDT. I get 200 pills for around $ 60.00. I have been using them for 6 months now and it may be a life time prescription. Also, A BIB FYI, the patent Brystal Myers holds on these expire some time in 2011 so if you need it, you now have imfo/
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