Ecogrel 2.5mg Tablet

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Composition for Ecogrel 2.5mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Heart attack, Unstable Angina
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₹4.0/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Substitutes for Ecogrel

No substitutes found for this medicine

Medicine Overview of Ecogrel Tablet

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Uses of Ecogrel Tablet

Ecogrel 2.5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of heart attack and unstable angina.
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Side effects of Ecogrel Tablet

Common

Bleeding.

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How to use Ecogrel 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Ecogrel 2.5mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Ecogrel Tablet works

Ecogrel 2.5mg tablet is an antiplatelet medication. It works by preventing platelets from sticking together which decreases the formation of harmful blood clots. This lower the chance of heart attack or stroke.

In Depth Information on Ecogrel Tablet

Expert advice for Ecogrel Tablet

  • Ecogrel can be taken with or without food.
  • If you are going to have surgery or dental work, you may be asked to stop taking Ecogrel temporarily.
  • Common side effect is bleeding. Inform your doctor if get blood in the urine, black stools, bruising easily, nosebleeds, bleeding from your gums, bleeding from cuts that take a long time to stop, and heavier than normal menstrual bleeding.
  • If you cut yourself, apply firm pressure to the site for at least five minutes using a clean and dry dressing. Immediately inform your doctor or contact a hospital emergency if you are unable to stop bleeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Ecogrel 2.5mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Ecogrel 2.5mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Ecogrel 2.5mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactatio
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Ecogrel 2.5mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Ecogrel 2.5mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Ecogrel 2.5mg Tablet is recommended.

Use with caution in patients with end-stage renal disease.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Heplock 10IU Injection, Oncomide 1gm Injection, Twinease 200mg Tablet, Loparin 40mg Prefilled Syringe

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Prasugrel, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Ecogrel 2.5mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Prasugrel

Ecogrel is approved by FDA. It is used along with aspirin to prevent serious or life-threatening problems with the heart and blood vessels in people who have had a heart attack or severe chest pain and have been treated with angioplasty (procedure to open the blood vessels that supply blood to the heart)
No, it belongs to a class of medications called anti-platelet drugs
Increase risk of bleeding is observed with ibuprofen, naproxen, acetaminophen, Celebrix (celecoxib). No clinically observable drug interaction is seen with Tylenol, Viagra and Prilosec (omeprazole). Patients should follow doctor's advice for its use
Ecogrel doesn't affect INR but may increase the risk of bleeding in patients with elevated INR
Q. What is it used for?
It is used along with aspirin to prevent serious or life-threatening problems with the heart and blood vessels in people who have had a heart attack or severe chest pain and have been treated with angioplasty (procedure to open the blood vessels that supply blood to the heart).
Yes, Ecogrel is generic name and Effient is brand name
Yes, it is a prodrug
Yes, it is a blood thinner
It is contraindicated because of increased risk of bleeding
Ecogrel is belongs to a class of medications called anti-platelet medications
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