How to use Clopidogrel. Use clopidogrel as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.

  • Take clopidogrel by mouth with or without food.
  • Take clopidogrel on a regular schedule to get the most benefit from it.
  • Do not stop taking clopidogrel without talking to your doctor. This may increase the risk of heart problems.
  • If you miss a dose of clopidogrel, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.