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Composition

Prasugrel(10 mg)

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Prasugrel(10 mg)

Uses

Prasugrel 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).

How it works

Prasugrel is belongs to a class of medications called anti-platelet agent. Prasugrel works by preventing platelets (a type of blood cell) to form clots that may cause a heart attack or stroke.

Common side effects

Shortness of breath, Paleness, Back/ joint or pain in arms and legs, Shortness of breath or troubled breathing, An irregular heartbeat, Dizziness, Cough, Dark patches on skin, Yellowing of skin, Seizures, Weakness, Fever, Headache, Confusion, Excessive tiredness

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Expert advice

Do not start or continue prasugrel and consult your doctor:
  • If you had a recent or recurrent bleeding from the stomach or intestines.
  • If your body weight is less than 60 kg.
  • If you have renal (kidney) disease or moderate liver problems.
  • If you are having planned surgery (including some dental procedures) in the next seven days.
  • Patients with rare hereditary problems of galactose intolerance, the Lapp lactase deficiency or glucose-galactose malabsorption should not take this drug.
  • Consult your doctor if you are taking anticoagulants (heparin, warfarin), apixaban, dabigatran, desirudin, fibrinolytic agents (alteplase), NSAIDs (ibuprofen), rivaroxaban, or other medicines to prevent or treat blood clots because the risk of bleeding may be increased.

Frequently asked questions

Prasugrel

Q. Is prasugrel generic for Effient?
Yes, prasugrel is generic name and Effient is brand name.
 
Q. Is prasugrel FDA approved?
Prasugrel 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).
 
Q. Is prasugrel a prodrug?
Yes, it is a prodrug.
 
Q. Is prasugrel a beta blocker?
No, it belongs to a class of medications called anti-platelet drugs.
 
Q. is prasugrel a blood thinner?
Yes, it is a blood thinner.
 
Q. Can I take prasugrel/Effient with Tylenol/ibuprofen/ Viagra/acetaminophen/naproxen/Nexium (esomeprazole)/ Prilosec (omeprazole)/Celebrex (celecoxib)?
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.
 
Q. Why is prasugrel contraindicated in stroke?
It is contraindicated because of increased risk of bleeding.
 
Q. Does prasugrel affect INR?
Prasugrel doesn’t affect INR but may increase the risk of bleeding in patients with elevated INR.
 
Q. What is prasugrel? What is it used for?
Prasugrel is belongs to a class of medications called anti-platelet medications. 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).


Content on this page was last updated on 29 April, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)