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Prax 150 mg Tablet

Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Prax 150 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Prax 150 mg Tablet

Prevention of blood clots
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Medicine Overview of Prax Tablet

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

Side Effect of Prax is 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.

In Depth Information on Prax Tablet

Expert advice for Prax Tablet

  • 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.
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Prax Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Prax Tablet
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?uses

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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Prax Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Prasugrel

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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Prax with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Prax with Phenindione
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
Medicines with composition Acenocoumarol / Nicoumalone: Acethromb, Nicoz
Prax with Warfarin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Warfarin: Sofarin, Warf, Uniwarfin
Prax with Theophylline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Theophylline: Theopin, Zvtho, Tglo, Asma, OD Phyllin, Onimar, Unicontin-E, Theobid, Theoday, Biryth
Prax with Tinzaparin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Tinzaparin: Innohep
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Metamizole / Dipyrone: Pyregin, Novalgin RC, Bral
Prax with Enoxaparin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Enoxaparin: Cnoxrin, Clenox, Leeparin, Alnaparin, Parinex, Loparin, Faciloc, Enoxion, Lomoh, Lmwx
Prax with Nadroparin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nadroparin: Fraxiparine, Nadropar, Fraxodi, Cardioparin
Prax with Dalteparin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Dalteparin: Fragmin, Daltehep
Prax with Benzydamine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Benzydamine: Ready Rinse, Tantum, Mucobenz, B Mine
Prax with Oxyphenbutazone
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Flanil, Sioril
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Cyclophosphamide: Oncomide, Cyclomet, Oncophos, Cyclocel, Cycram, Cyphos, Oncoxan, Uniphos, Cydoxan
Prax with Parnaparin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Parnaparin: Fluxium, Fluxum
Prax with Reviparin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Reviparin: Clivarine
Prax with Ardeparin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Ardeparin: Lomoparin
Prax with Bemiparin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Bemiparin: Hibor
Prax with Nimesulide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nimesulide: Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis, Neil, Zenee PR, Sanim, Renex, Nimoffin, Selide, Elide
Prax with Heparin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Heparin: Celparin, Oparin, V Parin, Heparen, Beparine, Keparin, Nuparin, Geohep, Thinla, Neporin

Substitutes for Prax

No substitutes found for this medicine
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