PRASUGRIN 5MG TABLET

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Zydus Cadila

Composition for PRASUGRIN 5MG TABLET

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Primarily used for

Heart Attack, unstable angina
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Lactation
109.18
₹10.92/tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of PRASUGRIN TABLET

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Uses of PRASUGRIN TABLET

Prasugrin 5mg tablet is used in the treatment of heart attack and unstable angina.
It reduces the chances of you having another heart attack, stroke or dying from a disease related to heart or blood vessels.
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Side effects of PRASUGRIN TABLET

Common

Bleeding.

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How to use PRASUGRIN 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 Prasugrin 5mg tablet at a fixed time.

How PRASUGRIN TABLET works

Prasugrin 5mg tablet prevents platelets from sticking together, which decreases the formation of harmful blood clots.

In Depth Information on PRASUGRIN TABLET

Expert advice for PRASUGRIN TABLET

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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for PRASUGRIN 5MG TABLET
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Prasugrin 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
CAUTION
Prasugrin 5mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
SAFE
There is no interaction between driving and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
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Kidney
SAFE
There is no interaction between renal impairment and consumi
ng this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
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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 ER, 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 PRASUGRIN 5MG TABLET

Frequently asked questions for Prasugrel

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 beta blocker?
No, it belongs to a class of medications called anti-platelet drugs
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. Does prasugrel affect INR?
Prasugrel 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).
Q. Is prasugrel generic for Effient?
Yes, prasugrel is generic name and Effient is brand name
Q. Is prasugrel a prodrug?
Yes, it is a prodrug
Q. is prasugrel a blood thinner?
Yes, it is a blood thinner
Q. Why is prasugrel contraindicated in stroke?
It is contraindicated because of increased risk of bleeding
Q. What is prasugrel?
Prasugrel is belongs to a class of medications called anti-platelet medications
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