Medicine Overview of Acitrom Tablet
Acitrom 2 mg Tablet is used for prevention of blood clots. It is used to prevent and treat blood clots forming in the legs, lungs, brain or heart.
Side Effect of Acitrom is Bleeding.
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Acitrom 2 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Acitrom 2 mg Tablet is an oral anticoagulant. It acts by preventing the formation of harmful blood clots. Although it does not dissolve the existing blood clots, it inhibits them from growing larger and causing serious problems.
In Depth Information on Acitrom Tablet
You have been prescribed Acitrom 2 mg Tablet to help prevent blood clots.
- For best results, take it at the same time every day.
Your doctor may get regular blood tests done to make sure Acitrom 2 mg Tablet is working properly.
Acitrom 2 mg Tablet increases your risk of bleeding. Be careful while shaving, cutting fingernails or toenails, using sharp objects, or engaging in contact sports (e.g. football, wrestling).
Notify your doctor if you see blood in your vomit, urine or stool (black, tarry stools or bright red blood).
- Avoid making sudden major changes to your diet during treatment with this medicine.
If you are going to have a surgery or dental treatment, you may be asked to stop taking Acitrom 2 mg Tablet temporarily.
Do not consume alcohol while taking Acitrom 2 mg Tablet as this may increase its effect.
- Do not discontinue use without consulting your doctor as this may increase your chances of having another heart attack or stroke.
Acitrom Tablet related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Acitrom 2 mg Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Acitrom 2 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Acitrom 2 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Acitrom 2 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Acitrom 2 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Acitrom 2 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Acitrom 2 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Acitrom 2 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Acitrom 2 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
If you miss a dose of Acitrom 2 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
Questions Related to Acitrom
Im PATIENT 32 male . i had CVT problems from 2005 onwards. I took acitrom for the past 11 years. After doctor took a blood test Genetic test ) told to stop actirom. within 14 days of stopping acitrom i got heart attack. angiogram done for me and find that , there is a clot in heart and its cleared by aggriblock medicine. Cholestrol are in normal level for me. Also a new problems find that, diabetes for me. one year before i took glucose test, all are in normal level. I want to know that, what are the foods i have to eat and which one i have to avoid? what are the things i have to follow for my future. Because i got married 2 years before ( nearly ) i have 10 kid now. So, i need your valuable suggestion. Kindly help me. Regards, PATIENT i have 10 months kid now. So, i need your valuable suggestion.
Dr. Nabajit Talukdar
Restrict carbs .r u on acitrom now
Hi im PATIENT hav lupus anticogulant im taking wyzolone 20 mg and also taking acitrom 4 mg for dvt gaining more weight is ter any resolution ??
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Hello, greetings from 1mg.comWyzolone is a steroid that is given to decrease the manifestation of lupus. But weight gain is one of it's well known side effectYou can try dietary measures and moderate exercise to control weight gainTo assist you in weight loss: Eat a high-protein breakfast which should include egg whites, milk, soya, roasted channa, almonds, walnuts. Try to avoid or decrease intake of sugary foods, junk or fatty foods. Drink plenty of water & eat salads before eating meal. Limit the quantity of carbohydrates but never skip meal Rather than having 3 large meals a day, eat in small quantities at regular intervals every 2-3 hours. Don't consume saturated fat like ghee, butter, red meat etc. Use less oil in cooking, and preferably use olive or sunflower oil. Do moderate exercise daily like brisk walking for 1-2 km. Kindly follow up with your physician for proper management.
My mother is a DVT patient and earlier taken Acitrom 3mg, she is also a patient of hypothyroidism, obesity and OA. For OA she is taking L Carpro 1 tab BD and Jointace DN 1 tab BD daily. She is suffering from epilepsy with absence seizures and taking medicines Valance OD 500 1 tab BD, Levipil XR 500 1 tab OD, and Cloba 10 1 tab HS. For thyroid problems she is taking Eltroxin 75 1 tab OD. Here at present doctor has told to take Vit. K Inj 1 amp for 5 days to normalize PTime and after that advised to take Acitrom 2mg 1 tab OD for INR to increase. Whether it is needed or not and/or please suggest and reply.
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Hello, greetings from 1mg.comI can't comment on this whether it is needed or not because I don't exactly know the value ot PT, pti and inrBut i want you to understand Acitrom decrease the blood clotting capability sometimes more than required and it may cause bleeding so in order to prevent that short course of vit k is given to balance this as vit k increase blood clotting So no need to worry just stick to doctor's advice and repeat these tests to monitor the effects of medications as advised
Sir, my dad is a diabetes patient from approx. 10 years and also on 2008 he had its mitral valve change from ESCORT Delhi and he took ACITROM for heart and GLYCOMET GP 2 for sugar I want to ask that my dad sugar level never be in control fasting - 170 and after breakfast - 220 approx measure from Accu check glucometer Sir i ask that is i need to change the medicine ? If yes then which medicine should i give and if no then what will i do to control it ? He took the medicine in the morning after taking a cup of tea
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
You need to stay regular follow up with your diabatologist as his sugar level is increased , even he is on medicine. He needs some dose adjustment in the medicine he us taking and confirm about his diet failure. Diet failure is also a matter to increased sugar level.So discuss with your diabatologist as needs to see the patient for priscribing any medicine.Otherwise which will halmful to the patient. Regular exercise also required.
Hi She is 58 yrs and 2 yrs back she's under gone right knee surgery and now she has pain other left knee but that she does not want to operate As she had blood circulation problem after surgery she is on acitrom 2mg tab daily . Now we see that her hands fingers and ribs center back she has pain and also her fingers had swelled up and pain hands last week she takes lefno 20 tab but that is not working pain gone to ribs we also took her blood test Esr/creatine report it shows Esr=70mm/Hr Creatinine serum = 1.0 mg/dl , Ppbs and Sgpt =10Iu/L Pls advice what she can take for her rheumatism arthritis ASAP Thanking you
Dr. Gajanan Pandit
Bone & Joint Specialist
Generally Stage 3 and 4 Arthritis needs Joint Replacements. Any medication and therapy can let you bear pain temporarily till its action persists. Long term Medication not advisable
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Frequently asked questions about Acitrom Tablet
Acitrom is an anticoagulant drug or blood thinning drug
It is used to prevent and treat blood clots in blood vessels (e.g. Atrial fibrillation(disorder in rhythm and speed of heart), after heart attack, artificial heart-valves, deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism
Q. Acenocoumarolis Sintrom?
Yes. Sintrom is a trade name for active drug acenocoumaro
Q. What is Acitrom Sandoz?
Acitrom Sandoz is a trade name for active drug Acitrom available in some countries
Q. How does Acitrom work?
Acitrom is used to prevent and treat blood clots in blood vessels (e.g.Atrial fibrillation (disorder in rhythm and speed of heart), after heart attack, artificial heart valves, deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism).It stops formation of blood clots by blocking the effect of vitamin K, which is essential in the biological process of clot formation.
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