Medicine Overview of Prax Tablet
Uses of Prax Tablet
Prax 150mg Tablet is used in the treatment of heart attack and unstable angina.
Side effects of Prax Tablet
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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Prax 150mg Tablet at a fixed time.
How Prax Tablet works
Prax 150mg tablet is an antiplatelet medication. It works by preventing platelets from sticking together which decreases the formation of harmful blood clots. This lower the chance of heart attack or stroke.
In Depth Information on Prax Tablet
Expert advice for Prax Tablet
- Prax can be taken with or without food.
- If you are going to have surgery or dental work, you may be asked to stop taking Prax temporarily.
- Common side effect is bleeding. Inform your doctor if get blood in the urine, black stools, bruising easily, nosebleeds, bleeding from your gums, bleeding from cuts that take a long time to stop, and heavier than normal menstrual bleeding.
- If you cut yourself, apply firm pressure to the site for at least five minutes using a clean and dry dressing. Immediately inform your doctor or contact a hospital emergency if you are unable to stop bleeding.
- Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
Special precautions for Prax 150mg Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Prax 150mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Prax 150mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.+more
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby....
Prax 150mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Prax 150mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with k+more
idney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Prax 150mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor....
Prax 150mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Prax 150mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Limited information is available on the use of Prax 150mg Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease....
Limited information is available on the use of Prax 150mg Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Unicontin-E 400mg Tablet CR, Lomorin NX 60mg Injection, Heplock 10IU Injection, Chophos 1000mg Injection
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.
Frequently asked questions for Prax 150mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Prasugrel
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)
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
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).
Yes, Prax is generic name and Effient is brand name
Yes, it is a prodrug
Yes, it is a blood thinner
It is contraindicated because of increased risk of bleeding
Prax is belongs to a class of medications called anti-platelet medications
Substitutes for Prax
No substitutes found for this medicine