Prax 5mg Tablet

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Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Prax 5mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Heart attack, Unstable angina
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₹11.4/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Prax Tablet

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Uses of Prax Tablet

Prax 5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of heart attack and unstable angina.
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Side effects of Prax Tablet

Common

Bleeding.

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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 5mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Prax Tablet works

Prax 5mg 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Prax 5mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Prax 5mg 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.
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Lactation
Prax 5mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. L
imited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Prax 5mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Prax 5mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kid
ney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Prax 5mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Prax 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Prax 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Limited information is available on the use of Prax 5mg Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Heplock 10IU Injection, Oncomide 1gm Injection, Twinease 200mg Tablet, Loparin 40mg Prefilled Syringe

Missed Dosageuses

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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Prax 5mg 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
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
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