Ricosprin 2.5 Tablet

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Introduction

Ricosprin 2.5 Tablet is a medicine known as an anticoagulant or blood thinner. It helps prevent and treat blood clots. It is used to reduce the risk of stroke and heart attack. It prevents and treats clot formation in the veins of your legs, lungs, brain and heart.

Ricosprin 2.5 Tablet is commonly used in patients with irregular heart rhythm (atrial fibrillation) to prevent clot formation. It also reduces the risk of getting clots in people who have undergone knee or hip replacement surgeries. It should be taken with food and it is best to take them at the same time each day. You may need to take this medicine for many years, even for life in some cases. Do not stop taking it or change the dose without guidance from your doctor. It could quickly put you more at risk of having a heart attack, stroke, or thrombosis (formation of a blood clot within a blood vessel). You can reduce your risk of having a blood clot by making changes to your lifestyle, such as not smoking, eating a healthy diet, getting regular exercise, and losing weight if you need to.

The most common side effect of Ricosprin 2.5 Tablet is bleeding more easily than normal, for example, having nosebleeds or bruising. If you experience any symptoms, tell your doctor immediately. Do not take this medicine if you have severe kidney or liver problems, if you are currently bleeding or if you are taking other medicines to reduce blood clotting. You should not breastfeed while using this medicine. Unlike other anticoagulants, a regular blood test (PT-INR) is not required while taking this medicine.

Uses of Ricosprin Tablet

  • Treatment and prevention of Blood clots

Benefits of Ricosprin Tablet

In Treatment and prevention of Blood clots

Ricosprin 2.5 Tablet is a type of medicine known as an anticoagulant. Although it does not “dissolve” blood clots, it can prevent them from getting bigger so your body can dissolve them over time. It will also prevent new ones from forming. It works by blocking a substance in the body which is involved in blood clotting. This keeps your blood flowing freely around your body and makes it less likely that a clot will form inside a blood vessel.
Ricosprin 2.5 Tablet can help prevent or reduce damage caused by stroke, clots in your lungs (pulmonary embolism) or other blood vessels (thrombosis). It can also make it less likely that parts of a clot will break off and travel to other parts of the body. You should take it regularly and make appropriate lifestyle changes to help this medicine be effective.

Side effects of Ricosprin Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Ricosprin

  • Bleeding

How to use Ricosprin 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. Ricosprin 2.5 Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Ricosprin Tablet works

Ricosprin 2.5 Tablet is a novel oral anticoagulant (NOAC). It works by preventing the formation of blood clots in the body.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Ricosprin 2.5 Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Ricosprin 2.5 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Ricosprin 2.5 Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Ricosprin 2.5 Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Ricosprin 2.5 Tablet may cause dizziness or fainting. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
CAUTION
Ricosprin 2.5 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ricosprin 2.5 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Ricosprin 2.5 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
UNSAFE
Ricosprin 2.5 Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Ricosprin Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Ricosprin 2.5 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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Quick tips

  • For best results, take Ricosprin 2.5 Tablet at the same time every day. It is better to take at night with meals.
  • It interacts less with food or other medicines. Hence, frequent dose changes are not required.
  • It increases your risk of bleeding. Be careful while shaving, cutting fingernails or toenails, using sharp objects or engaging in contact sports (e.g. football, wrestling).
  • It may cause dizziness. Avoid driving or activity requiring mental focus until you know how it affects you.
  • If you are going to have a surgery or dental treatment, you may be asked to stop taking Ricosprin 2.5 Tablet temporarily.
  • Notify your doctor if you have any kidney problem.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.
  • Do not stop taking medication without talking to your doctor. 

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Chemical Class
Morpholine & thiophene derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
CARDIAC
Action Class
Oral Factor Xa Inhibitors

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FAQs

Q. What are the side effects of Ricosprin 2.5 Tablet?

The most common side effects of Ricosprin 2.5 Tablet include long or excessive bleeding, breathlessness (which may be a sign of bleeding), exceptional weakness, tiredness, paleness, dizziness, headache, and unexplained swelling. Other side effects can be severe skin and allergic reactions, bruising, coughing up blood, bleeding from the skin or under the skin, and swelling and pain in the limbs. Using Ricosprin 2.5 Tablet may increase the bilirubin and decrease the number of platelets. Some people may experience fainting episodes, faster heartbeat, and dry mouth. In case you notice any side effects, immediately contact your doctor.

Q. Is Ricosprin 2.5 Tablet a blood thinner?

Yes, Ricosprin 2.5 Tablet is a blood thinner. It is a medication that prevents the blood from clotting within the blood vessels. It also prevents the blood clots from recurring in the blood vessels. It may be prescribed to treat blood clots in the veins of the legs and in the blood vessels of the lungs.

Q. Is Ricosprin 2.5 Tablet dangerous?

Ricosprin 2.5 Tablet has numerous beneficial effects, but it has a tendency to make you bleed more than normal come even with minor injuries as it reduces your blood’s clotting ability. Sometimes Ricosprin 2.5 Tablet may cause serious bleeding which may be dangerous and may need urgent medical attention. This risk may be higher in people taking Ricosprin 2.5 Tablet along with other blood thinning medications. Contact your doctor if you notice even minor bleeding.

Q. What foods should you avoid if you are on blood thinners?

Avoid taking grapefruit and grapefruit juice while taking Ricosprin 2.5 Tablet. The reason being, grapefruit contains compounds that slow down the metabolism of Ricosprin 2.5 Tablet and increase the activity leading to bleeding. On the other hand, if you are taking some other blood thinner like warfarin, you should avoid taking any food that increases the activity of vitamin K or increases the clotting of blood. Such food items may include spinach, brussels, sprouts, mustard greens, broccoli, asparagus and green tea. However, the use of these food items is not restricted with Ricosprin 2.5 Tablet.

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Country of origin: India

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