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PRAX 150 MG TABLET

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Composition FOR PRAX

Prasugrel(150 mg)

food interaction for PRAX

alcohol interaction for PRAX

pregnancy interaction for PRAX

lactation interaction for PRAX

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Prax 150 mg tablet at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Prax 150 mg 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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Prax 150 mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR PRAX

    Prasugrel(150 mg)

    Uses

    Prax 150 mg tablet is used in the treatment of heart attack

    How it works

    Prax 150 mg tablet prevents platelets from sticking together, which decreases the formation of harmful blood clots.

    Common side effects

    Bleeding

    SUBSTITUTES FOR PRAX

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    Expert advice FOR PRAX

    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 FOR PRAX

    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

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    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?
    Prasugrel is belongs to a class of medications called anti-platelet medications

    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).

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    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)