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Composition FOR PRAX 150mg tablet

Prasugrel(150mg)

food interaction for PRAX tablet

alcohol interaction for PRAX tablet

pregnancy interaction for PRAX tablet

lactation interaction for PRAX tablet

medicine interaction for PRAX tablet

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

    Prasugrel(150mg)

    Prax tablet uses

    Prax 150mg 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.

    How prax tablet works

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

    Common side effects of prax tablet

    Bleeding.

    SUBSTITUTES FOR PRAX tablet

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    Expert advice FOR PRAX 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.

    Frequently asked questions FOR PRAX 150mg tablet

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