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Prax 5 Tablet

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Overview

Introduction of Prax Tablet

Prax 5 Tablet is a blood thinner which prevents formation of harmful blood clots. It reduces the risk of having another heart attack, stroke, or blood clots in stents, especially in a patient who has already undergone angioplasty due to severe chest pain or heart attack. It can be used alone or in combination with other medicines. This medicine should be taken strictly as advised by the doctor and should not be stopped abruptly. It can cause increased risk of bleeding, so be careful while shaving, cutting fingernails, or using sharp objects. Let your doctor know immediately if you see pinpoint rash or blood in your vomit, urine, or stool (black or tarry). This medicine may need to be stopped temporarily before a planned surgery or dental treatment.

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 5 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Prax Tablet works

Prax 5 Tablet is an antiplatelet medication. It works by preventing the platelets from sticking together, thereby decreasing 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 5 Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Prax 5 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 5 Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Prax 5 Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Prax 5 Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Prax 5 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Prax 5 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Prax 5 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 5 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.

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Expert Advice

  • For best results, take it at the same time every day.
  • Do not discontinue using the medicine without consulting your doctor as this may increase your chances of having another heart attack or stroke.

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): Oncomide
MODERATE
Brand(s): Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis
MODERATE
Brand(s): Cnoxrin
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Prax

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What are the 3 Loading tablets to prevent heart attackDisprin atorvastatin and another tablet starts with the letter c
Dr. Nabajit Talukdar
Heart Specialist
Clopidogrel but is better to take under medical supervision
The patient had a heart pain among 4 to.5 years ago.i just wanted to know is it the sign of heart attack and what are the charges of heart checkup.
Dr. Nabajit Talukdar
Heart Specialist
Get a Tmt n echo done
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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Prax increase the risk of bleeding?

Yes, Prax increases the risk of bleeding. Always be careful while doing activities that may cause an injury or bleeding. Tell your doctor immediately if you notice any abnormal bruising or bleeding.

Q. What medicines should I avoid while taking Prax?

Prax can interact with several medicines. Do not take any medicine without talking to your doctor.

Q. When will I feel better after taking Prax?

Prax reduces your risk of developing blood clots in the blood vessels of your leg, lungs, heart and brain. You may not feel any difference after taking Prax. However, keep taking this medicine as prescribed by your doctor because you will still be getting its full benefits.

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Off. Ashram Road, Ahmedabad - 380 009., Gujarat, India
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