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Pasugen 5mg Tablet

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Composition for Pasugen 5mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Pasugen 5mg Tablet

Prevention of blood clots
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Medicine Overview of Pasugen Tablet

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Uses of Pasugen Tablet

Pasugen 5mg Tablet is used to prevent prevention of blood clots. It decreases the chances of having another heart attack or stroke from a disease related to your heart or blood vessels.
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How to use Pasugen 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. Pasugen 5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Pasugen Tablet works

Pasugen 5mg Tablet is an antiplatelet medication. It works by preventing platelets from sticking together which decreases the formation of harmful blood clots. This lowers the chance of heart attack or stroke.

In Depth Information on Pasugen Tablet

Expert advice for Pasugen Tablet

  • Good medication for preventing blood clots.
  • For best results, take Pasugen at the same time every day.
  • Pasugen increases your risk of bleeding. Be careful while shaving, cutting fingernails or toenails, or using sharp objects.
  • Do not discontinue use without consulting your doctor.
  • If you are going to have a surgery or dental treatment, you may be asked to stop taking Pasugen temporarily.
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Pasugen Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Pasugen Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Pasugen 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.
Lactation
Pasugen 5mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Pasugen 5mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Pasugen 5mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Pasugen 5mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Pasugen 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Pasugen 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Pasugen 5mg Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Pasugen Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Pasugen 5mg Tablet, 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 about Pasugen Tablet

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Pasugen 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
Pasugen 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, Pasugen 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
Pasugen is belongs to a class of medications called anti-platelet medications
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Pasugen with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Pasugen with Phenindione
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Acenocoumarol / Nicoumalone: Acethromb, Nicoz, Artiflo, Acitrom, Acenomac
Pasugen with Warfarin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Warfarin: Sofarin, Warf, Uniwarfin, Mywarf
Pasugen with Oxyphenbutazone
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Sioril
MODERATE
Medicines with composition AMINO SALICYLIC ACID: Rexite BT
Pasugen with Ardeparin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Ardeparin: Lomoparin
Pasugen with Reviparin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Reviparin: Clivarine
Pasugen with Dalteparin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Dalteparin: Fragmin, Daltehep, Dalpin, Daltepin
Pasugen with Nadroparin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nadroparin: Fraxiparine, Nadropar, Fraxodi, Cardioparin
Pasugen with Cyclophosphamide
MODERATE
Pasugen with Bemiparin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Bemiparin: Hibor
Pasugen with Nimesulide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nimesulide: Edil, Zelid, Nimusid, Neede, Nimujet, Twinease, Nyci, Nise, Nobel, Nimtus, Spinn, Nimbond, Nimbus, Redynise, Nizer, Denim Juicy, Pyrifen Gel, Hilid P, Nicip, Myonal, Nimtech, Nelsid, Nimusol, Curenim, Nulide, Angip, Nisel TD, NM, Nimeson, Nimutab, Pronim, Nimodol, Nimi Rapi, Relisulide, Nimprex, Zydol, I Nid, Nimdis, Mazic, Emsulide, Nimol, Nugesic, Nimeron, Pyrimide, Nimuvin, Jumolid, Nimeka, Nimotil, Bionim, Nimstal, Arsulide, Lupisulide, Nimusen, Nimcare, Nemu, Nimd, Nimcet, Supernim, Nimind CT, Ginim, Nimpus, Nalgis, Nimlodi, Nimmi, Zega, Unik Junior, Patalgin, Nimtaz, Doly, Numel, Needfast, Nimrod, Pyrestat, Subid, Vylid, Milenim, Nimley, Nixia, Orange N, Nimupain, Gersulide, Nimdus, Doloflam, Knott, Neulab, Nex Kid, Nimik, Nimu, Olnim, Orthogesic, Novolid, Remulide, Nimind, Tremolide, Nimi, Zynimo, Auronim, Novogesic, Nimcell, Sidlide, Nimiz, Eusel, Nimeter, Nmd, Oflapoon, Resinim Plus, Arthorid, Mesulid, Nimaid, Nimcee, Nimdex, Nimobid, Nimoflam, Nimowen, Nimuspa, Niq, Nimulet, Nimisan, Nimrest, Gesnim, Nex MD, Nimopin, Toli, Flenim Plus, Nexmac, Nilide, Nex, Nimus, Nuleb, Pansulide RD, Redfast, Misogesic, Aglonim, Flenim MR, Instanim, Naba P, Nemunac, Nimugee, Spanim, New Nicip, Nimo P, Nimtop, Corfen NS, Mylid, Neosaid, Nimulid, Vylid ID, Nimumac, Minidol, Nilup, Nimek, Nimo, Pirodol, Niltel Fast, Dolonim, Enlide, Pyrisulide, Infanim, Dynalid, Nimecon, Nimutec, Nipace, Resinim, Ortinims, I Nid Aio, Nimace, Nimfast, Soonil, Denim Kid, Actinim, Nimogen, Nimos, Nimular, Geeflam, Kazolid, Numed, Painulide, Nuaid, Dolide, Nimeb, Nimogem, Nimujet Bcd, Nimvista, Nisulid, Aulin, Nimlin, Nimpic, Aurolide, Nicare, Nim, Nimbet, Nimitis, Nimcox, Embulide, Mangolide, Naba, Nemosif, Solide, Flenim, Genlide, Nimjet, Nimuwin, Nise Mdt, Anafebrin, Nimbid, Nimotrin, Nimcet Juicy, Arpinim, Jumolid Kid, Orange N Juicy, Ranter, Pazz, Neopar, Disnim, Nimulet Kid, Nide, Blisulide, Nimsa, Nimucon, Nimuda, Nisul, Nyde, Nimford, Neulite S, Nimopen, Nimez, Nimuflam, Takeaway, Nimtop P, Nimular SP, Denim, Nimica, Nimumed, Nimegesic, Nimotas CD, Nimotas Kid, Zonim, Nam, Ransulide, Nimulex, Neemact, Neosulide, Ladex, Nimax, Nimcart, Trulide, Nimuzen, Nemopar, Megagesic, Zenim, Nimter
Pasugen with Certoparin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Certoparin: Troparin
Pasugen with Analgin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Analgin: Novalgin RC, Bral, Andep, Novalgin, Analgin, Divi A
Pasugen with Tinzaparin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Tinzaparin: Innohep
Pasugen with Parnaparin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Parnaparin: Fluxium, Fluxum

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