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Composition for PRAX A

Prasugrel(10 mg),Aspirin(ASA)(75 mg)

food interaction for PRAX A

alcohol interaction for PRAX A

pregnancy interaction for PRAX A

lactation interaction for PRAX A

There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Taking Aspirin with alcohol increases the associated risk of stomach bleeding.
Prax a 10 mg/75 mg capsule is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Prax a 10 mg/75 mg capsule is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.


Prasugrel(10 mg)


Prasugrel is used in the treatment of heart attack.

How it works

Prasugrel prevents platelets from sticking together which decreases the formation of harmful blood clots.

Common side effects

Pale colored skin, Back pain, Joint pain, Pain in extremity, Confusion, Convulsion, Cough, Dark skin patches, Dizziness, Shortness of breath, Fatigue, Fever, Headache, Altered heart rate, Yellow discoloration of skin
Aspirin(ASA)(75 mg)


Aspirin(ASA) is used in the treatment of fever, headache, migraine, joint pain, muscular pain, dental pain, menstrual pain and prevention of heart attack.

How it works

Aspirin (acetyl salicylic acid) is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug. Aspirin reduces the production of a chemical (prostaglandin) in the body by blocking the enzyme that makes prostaglandins (cyclooxygenase). Therefore,  swelling, pain, and fever are reduced. This also helps in blood thinning and in preventing clotting.

Common side effects

Nausea, Bronchoconstriction (constriction of air passages), Angioedema (swelling of deeper layers of skin), Bleeding, Cerebral hemorrhage, Dizziness, Shortness of breath, Gastrointestinal discomfort, Gastric erosion, Gastric ulcer, Gastrointestinal bleeding, Hepatitis (viral infection of liver), Enlarged liver, Indigestion, Respiratory alkalosis, Running nose, Ringing in ear, Urticaria, Vertigo, Vomiting

Common Dosage for PRAX A 10 MG/75 MG CAPSULE

Patients taking PRAX A 10 MG/75 MG CAPSULE

  • 97%
    Once A Day
  • 1%
    Thrice A week


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Expert advice for PRAX A

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 A


Q.Is prasugrel generic for Effient?
Yes, prasugrel is generic name and Effient is brand name

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 prodrug?
Yes, it is a prodrug

Q.Is prasugrel a beta blocker?
No, it belongs to a class of medications called anti-platelet drugs

Q.is prasugrel a blood thinner?
Yes, it is a blood thinner

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

Q.Why is prasugrel contraindicated in stroke?
It is contraindicated because of increased risk of bleeding

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 prasugrel?
Prasugrel is belongs to a class of medications called anti-platelet medications

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 aspirin same as disprin, ecosprin and loprin?
Yes. All the three brands (disprin, ecosprin and loprin) contain aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid) as main ingredient

Q.Is ecosprin a beta blocker?
No. Ecosprin (aspirin) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug.

Q.Is aspirin/disprin good for hangover?
No. However, alcohol consumption with aspirin increases the risk of bleeding

Q.Is ecosprin a blood thinner?
Yes. Ecosprin (aspirin) reduces the effect of certain chemical messenger systems in the body. These compounds are responsible for platelet (thrombocyte) aggregation or blood clotting. Consequently, Aspirin may considerably reduce the risk of clots

Q.Is aspirin/dispirin good for heart?
Yes. Aspirin at low dose generally prescribed to prevent and treat heart attacks. Patient should take a daily aspirin only if your doctor advises you to do so

Q.Is aspirin good for hair growth?
No. Aspirin has no role on hair growth

Q.Is aspirin safe?
Aspirin is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.


Content on this page was last updated on 01 July, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)