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Overview

Introduction

Ceruvin AF Capsule is used for prevention of heart attack and stroke.

Ceruvin AF Capsule is a combination of two medicines that prevent clot formation in the blood vessels. This medicine should be taken with food regularly at a fixed time each day. This medicine should not be stopped abruptly and taken strictly as advised by your doctor. Lifestyle changes like low-fat diet, exercise and not smoking may help this medicine work better. This medicine increases your risk of bleeding, so it is important to be careful while shaving, cutting nails and using sharp objects. Few common side effects of this medicine may include stomach pain, indigestion, diarrhea and muscle pain.

Uses of Ceruvin AF Capsule

Side effects of Ceruvin AF Capsule

Common
  • Increased bleeding tendency
  • Abdominal pain
  • Indigestion
  • Nosebleeds
  • Bruising
  • Gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Diarrhea

How to use Ceruvin AF Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not chew, crush or break it. Ceruvin AF Capsule is to be taken with food.

How Ceruvin AF Capsule works

Ceruvin AF Capsule is a combination of two antiplatelet medicines: Aspirin and Clopidogrel which prevent heart attack. They work by preventing the platelets from sticking together and decrease the formation of harmful blood clots.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Ceruvin AF Capsule.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Ceruvin AF Capsule is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Ceruvin AF Capsule is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Ceruvin AF Capsule may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Ceruvin AF Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ceruvin AF Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Ceruvin AF Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Ceruvin AF Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ceruvin AF Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Ceruvin AF Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Ceruvin AF Capsule to lower your risk of heart attack and stroke.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach. 
  • It increases your risk of bleeding. Be careful while shaving, cutting fingernails or toenails or using sharp objects.
  • Let your doctor know you are taking Ceruvin AF Capsule before undergoing any surgical procedure.

Patient Concerns

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She had a Mitral regreation. ProblemWe are put up in Pul Pragaladpur -Delhi. As per our Doctor consultation, she use Calaptin 40 Capsule and. Metolar xr 25.Can I get any permanent solution of this heart volve problem?Some times her heart gets very fast palpitation along with breathing problem. At that time, getting heart attack symptoms (shoulder pain and heavy swating)We except your first aid suggestion and the permanent solution of this problem. I am her Husband, I need open statement of her heart problem.
Dr. Nabajit Talukdar
Heart Specialist
U can meet me at medanta along WD d patient need to see in details.call 9XXXXXX
IRREGULAR HEARTBEAT(AF)ARTHAMIA.IRREGULAR HEARTBEAT
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Skin Specialist
hi kindly consult to ayurvedic at your nearest area
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FAQs

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Ceruvin AF?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. How is Ceruvin AF helpful in preventing heart attack?

Platelets are blood cells that help in blood clotting. Abnormal blood clotting in the blood vessels can cause heart attack. Ceruvin AF belongs to a group of medicine known as anti-platelets. This medicine works by blocking the platelets and preventing the formation of blood clots. This helps to prevent heart attack.

Q. Do I need to stop Ceruvin AF before surgery or dental procedure?

Ceruvin AF may increase the risk of bleeding during a surgery or dental procedure. Therefore, you may be asked by your doctor to stop taking Ceruvin AF. You should not stop taking Ceruvin AF on your own.

Q. What lifestyle changes do I need to adopt while taking Ceruvin AF?

Making lifestyle changes can boost your health while taking Ceruvin AF. Avoid smoking, as smoking increases your risk of having heart attack and stroke. If you are overweight or obese, try to lose weight. You should maintain a healthy diet by including fruits and vegetable in your meals. Regular exercise can make your heart strong and reduce the risk of heart attack.

Q. Which painkiller is safe while taking Ceruvin AF?

Paracetamol is safe to use while taking Ceruvin AF for relieving pain. Avoid the use other painkillers while taking Ceruvin AF, as they may increase the risk of bleeding.

Q. Can the use of Ceruvin AF increase the risk of bleeding?

Yes, Ceruvin AF 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. How to manage indigestion associated with Ceruvin AF?

Take Ceruvin AF with or after food to avoid indigestion. Talk to your doctor if you have persistent indigestion problem.

Q. What medicines should I avoid while taking Ceruvin AF?

Ceruvin AF can interact with several medicines. Talk to your doctor and inform him about using Ceruvin AF before taking any prescription or non-prescription medicine.

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