Prax 150 mg Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Prax Tablet

Prax 150 mg 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.

Prax Tablet side effects

Common
  • Bleeding

How to use Prax 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. Prax 150 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Prax Tablet works

Prax 150 mg 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.

Prax Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
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.
Lactation
Prax 150 mg 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
Prax 150 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Prax 150 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Prax 150 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Prax 150 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Prax 150 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Prax 150 mg Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Prax Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Prax 150 mg 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Prax 150 mg Tablet to help prevent blood clots.
  • For best results, take it at the same time every day.
  • Prax 150 mg Tablet 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 as this may increase your chances of having another heart attack or stroke.
  • If you are going to have a surgery or dental treatment, you may be asked to stop taking Prax 150 mg Tablet temporarily.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Prax with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Theopin, Zvtho, Tglo
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Dindevan
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Ready Rinse
MODERATE
Brand(s): Innohep
MODERATE
Brand(s): Flanil
MODERATE
Brand(s): Pyregin
MODERATE
Brand(s): Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis
MODERATE
Brand(s): Oncomide, Cyclomet
MODERATE
Brand(s): Cnoxrin, Clenox, Leeparin
MODERATE
Brand(s): Celparin, Oparin, V Parin
MODERATE

FAQs

Q. Is Prax FDA approved?
Prax 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 Prax a beta blocker?
No, it belongs to a class of medications called anti-platelet drugs
Q. Can I take Prax/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 Prax affect INR?
Prax 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 Prax generic for Effient?
Yes, Prax is generic name and Effient is brand name
Q. Is Prax a prodrug?
Yes, it is a prodrug
Q. is Prax a blood thinner?
Yes, it is a blood thinner
Q. Why is Prax contraindicated in stroke?
It is contraindicated because of increased risk of bleeding
Q. What is Prax?
Prax is belongs to a class of medications called anti-platelet medications
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 3rd Sep 2018.
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