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Bigatra 110 mg Tablet

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Overview

Introduction of Bigatra Tablet

Bigatra 110 mg Tablet is a medicine which makes your blood flow more easily. It prevents and treats clot formation in the veins of your legs, lungs, brain, and heart. It is commonly used in patients with irregular heart rhythm (atrial fibrillation) to prevent clot formation. It also reduces the risk of getting clots in people who have undergone knee or hip replacement surgeries. Side effect of this medicine is that you may bleed too easily. Hence, it is advisable to use it with utmost care in conditions involving increased risk of bleeding. Unlike other anti-coagulants, regular blood test (PT-INR) is not required while taking this medicine.

Bigatra Tablet side effects

Common
  • Bleeding

How to use Bigatra Tablet

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. Bigatra 110 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Bigatra Tablet works

Bigatra 110 mg Tablet is a novel oral anticoagulant (NOAC). It works by preventing the formation of blood clots in the body.

Bigatra Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Bigatra 110 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Bigatra 110 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Bigatra 110 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Bigatra 110 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Bigatra 110 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Bigatra 110 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Bigatra 110 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Bigatra 110 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Bigatra Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Bigatra 110 mg Tablet, please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • Take it as per dose and duration suggested by your doctor. 
  • Take it with or without food.
  • If you are going to have a surgery or dental treatment, you may be asked to stop taking Bigatra 110 mg Tablet temporarily.
  • Your doctor may get a blood test done to check kidney function before starting treatment with this medicine.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding. 
  • Do not stop taking the medication without talking to your doctor. 

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Bigatra

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Suffering from pulmonary embolism (recurrent venous thrombosis)since 2014.Admitted in Asian hospital Faridabad for treatment in 2014(case summery is attached)now from one week suffering from breathlessness, congestion and cough and fainted on two occasions.l want to know the full treatment and wheather this would be treated by cardiologist or pulmonologist
Dr. Nabajit Talukdar
Heart Specialist
See a cardiologist. .can see me at medanta call 9XXXXXX
Hi Doctor good day I was diagnosed with pulmonary embolism in the year 2005 I was on warfarin for 6 months, till date I am on blood thinners anticoagulant tablets how long I can continue. If you stop taking anticoagulant tablets is there chance of getting a repeat episode. Do advice asap.
Dr. Anshum Aneja Arora
Lungs Specialist
Yes . Risk depend on your history which your doctor must have calculated . Usually if no cause is known treatment is given lifelong
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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Bigatra increase the risk of bleeding?

Yes, Bigatra increases the risk of bleeding. Always be careful while doing activities that may cause an injury or bleeding. Tell your doctor immediately if you notice any abnormal bruising or bleeding.

Q. What medicines should I avoid while taking Bigatra?

Bigatra can interact with several medicines. Do not take any medicine without talking to your doctor.

Q. Who should not take Bigatra?

People experiencing any unusual bleeding or people allergic to Bigatra should not take it. Bigatra should also be avoided by people with artificial (prosthetic) heart valves. Therefore, inform your doctor if you have ever had or plan to have a valve in your heart replaced.

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