Prax A 75 Capsule

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Heart attack, Unstable angina
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10 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Prax A 75 Capsule

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Uses of Prasugrel

Prasugrel is used in the treatment of heart attack and unstable angina.
It decreases the chances of having another heart attack, stroke or death from a disease related to your heart or blood vessels.
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Side effects of Prasugrel

Common

Bleeding.

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How to use Prasugrel

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 A 75 Capsule is to be taken with food.

How Prax A 75 Capsule works

Prasugrel 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.
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Uses of Aspirin low strength

Aspirin low strength is used in heart attack, unstable angina and ischemic stroke.
It decreases the chances of having another heart attack, stroke or death from a disease related to your heart or blood vessels.
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Side effects of Aspirin low strength

Common

Gastrointestinal irritation, Nausea, Vomiting, Dyspepsia, Gastritis, Bleeding disorder, Reduced blood platelets, Gastric erosion, Gastric ulcer.

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How to use Aspirin low strength

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 A 75 Capsule is to be taken with food.

How Prax A 75 Capsule works

Aspirin low strength is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) with anti-platelet action. It works by preventing platelets from sticking together which decreases the formation of harmful blood clots.

In Depth Information on Prax A 75 Capsule

Expert advice for Prasugrel

  • Good medication for preventing blood clots.
  • For best results, take Prasugrel at the same time every day.
  • Prasugrel increases your risk of bleeding. Be careful while shaving, cutting fingernails or toenails, or using sharp objects.
  • Do not discontinue use without consulting your doctor.
  • If you are going to have a surgery or dental treatment, you may be asked to stop taking Prasugrel temporarily.

Expert advice for Aspirin low strength

  • Works well in the prevention of heart attack and stroke with lowest risk of side effects.
  • Take with food to avoid risk of stomach bleeding. Inform your doctor if you notice black stools or cough up blood (however small the amount).
  • Not recommended for children <18 years of age as it may cause neurological side effects.
  • People with nasal polyp and asthma can have severe allergy to aspirin.
  • Discontinue Aspirin low strength right away and notify your doctor if you have ringing in your ears, abnormal bleeding, or nausea or vomiting that doesn't go away.
Warnings
Special precautions for Prax A 75 Capsule
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Aspirin with alcohol increases the associated risk of stomach bleeding.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Prax A 75 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Prax A 75 Capsule is probably usafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Prax A 75 Capsule may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect
your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
Prax A 75 Capsule is probably safe to use in patients with k
idney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Prax A 75 Capsule may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Prax A 75 Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Prax A 75 Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Prax A 75 Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
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Frequently asked questions for Prax A 75 Capsule

Frequently asked questions for 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
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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Frequently asked questions for Aspirin low strength

Q. Is Aspirin low strength a blood thinner?
Yes, Aspirin low strength acts as a blood thinner. In low doses, it has antiplatelet action and it prevents the platelets from sticking together. This helps to decrease the risk of blood clot formation in blood vessels and provides protection from heart attack and stroke.
Q. Is Aspirin low strength an NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug)?
Yes, Aspirin low strength is a NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug). In low doses, it protects the heart and prevents heart attacks and stroke. In higher doses, it relieves mild to moderate pain, fever, and inflammation and is useful in arthritis, minor body aches, and pains and headache.
Q. Can I take Aspirin low strength and clopidogrel together?
Yes, you can take Aspirin low strength and clopidogrel together. Fixed-dose combinations of clopidogrel and Aspirin low strength are available and effectively lowers the risk of heart attack and is used in patients after a coronary artery stent but it can increase the risk of bleeding.
Q. Is Aspirin low strength good for a hangover headache?
No, Aspirin low strength should not be used for alcohol hangover/ hangover headache. Alcohol use cause damage to the stomach lining and use of aspirin along with can increase the risk of stomach bleeding.
Q. Is Aspirin low strength beneficial in certain diseases of heart?
Yes, at low dose, Aspirin low strength is beneficial for patients who are at an increased risk of heart attack and stroke. It is also advised after stent placement or coronary artery bypass. In low doses, it does not allow the platelets to stick together and decreases the risk of blood clot formation.
Q. Is Aspirin low strength a beta blocker?
No, Aspirin low strength is not a beta blocker. It is a NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug). In low doses, it protects the heart and prevents heart attacks and stroke. In higher doses, it relieves mild to moderate pain, fever, and inflammation.
Q. Is Aspirin low strength good for hair growth?
No, Aspirin low strength is not known to play any role in hair growth. It is a NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug). In low doses, it protects the heart and prevents heart attacks and stroke. In higher doses, it relieves mild to moderate pain, fever, and inflammation
Q. Is Aspirin low strength safe?
Aspirin low strength is safe to use in the doses as advised by the doctor, however, there are some common side effects associated with its use like nausea, vomiting, dyspepsia, gastritis, bleeding disorder, decreased blood platelets, gastric erosion, and gastric ulcer.
Q. Can I take Aspirin low strength with Tamsulosin?
Aspirin low strength and Tamsulosin can be taken together. There are no known drug-drug interactions when they are used together.
Q. Can I take Aspirin low strength with famotidine?
Aspirin low strength can be taken with famotidine. Aspirin low strength is a pain killer and belongs to the group of NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents) which can increase the gastric acid secretion and worsen stomach acidity, heartburn, and stomach ulcers and drugs like Famotidine are used to prevent and treat gastric problems caused by painkillers.
Q. Can I take fexofenadine with Aspirin low strength?
Yes, you can take fexofenadine with Aspirin low strength. Fexofenadine is an anti-histaminic drug used for the treatment of allergic diseases and Aspirin low strength is a NSAID (non-steroidal inflammatory drug) and has antiplatelet action and helps to relieve pain, fever, and swelling. There are no reported drug interactions or harmful effects when they are used together.
Q. How is Aspirin low strength different from naproxen?
Both naproxen and Aspirin low strength belong to the same class of drugs known as NSAIDs ((non-steroidal inflammatory drugs). However, naproxen is better tolerated and more effective in relieving headache compared to Aspirin low strength.
Q. Are Aspirin low strength and ASA (acetylsalicylic acid) the same?
Yes, Aspirin low strength and ASA (acetylsalicylic acid) are the names for the same medicine. Aspirin is called acetylsalicylic acid, as it is an acetyl derivative of the salicylic acid and is commonly abbreviated as ASA.
Q. Does Aspirin low strength cause H. pylori infection?
Aspirin low strength is not known to cause Helicobacter Pylori infection. However, its use in patients already having H. pylori infection can cause an increased risk of stomach ulcers and bleeding due to these ulcers.
Q. Can I take ibuprofen after Aspirin low strength?
It is advisable to not take ibuprofen with Aspirin low strength. Your doctor can suggest an alternative. Ibuprofen can decrease the antiplatelet effect of Aspirin low strength. When taken together, they can cause increased anticoagulation and potassium levels. Also, Aspirin low strength can increase the level of ibuprofen. If needed, take ibuprofen 8 hours before Aspirin low strength or 2 to 4 hours after.
Q. How and where is Aspirin low strength metabolized?
After oral intake, Aspirin low strength rapidly gets converted to salicylic acid, its major active circulating form. Both are primarily metabolized (broken down) in the liver to salicyluric acid and products like phenolic and acyl glucuronides and others. All metabolites are excreted through the kidneys.
Q. Why is Aspirin low strength contraindicated in patients with asthma?
Yes, use of Aspirin low strength is contraindicated in patients with asthma, rhinitis and nasal polyps. Aspirin low strength can cause allergic reactions like urticaria (raised, itchy, skin rashes), angioedema (swelling of skin and tissue under the skin), or bronchospasm (narrowing of the airway).
Q. Is there any interaction between Aspirin low strength and vitamin D?
No, drug-drug interactions or additional harmful effects have been reported when Aspirin low strength and vitamin D are used together.
Q. Is asacol Aspirin low strength?
No, asacol is not Aspirin low strength. Asacol is 5-aminosalicylic acid and is used in the treatment of ulcerative colitis while Aspirin low strength is acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) and belongs to the group of pain killers.
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