Acitrom

Abbott

Composition for Acitrom Products

Acitrom Products are primarily used for

About Acitrom Products

Uses of Acitrom Products

Acenocoumarol/Nicoumalone is used for deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism and stroke prevention. It prevents the formation of blood clots in the legs, lungs, brain or heart.

Acitrom Products side effects

Common

Side Effect of Acitrom is Bleeding.

How Acitrom Products work

Acenocoumarol/Nicoumalone is an oral anticoagulant. It acts by preventing the formation of harmful blood clots. Although it does not dissolve the existing blood clots, it inhibits them from growing larger and causing serious problems.

In Depth Information for Acitrom Products

Expert advice for Acitrom Products

  • Avoid making sudden major changes to your diet during treatment with this medicine.
  • Acitrom 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).
  • Notify your doctor if you see blood in your vomit, urine or stool (black, tarry stools or bright red blood).
  • Do not consume alcohol while taking Acitrom as this may increase its side effects.
  • If you are going to have a surgery or dental treatment, you may be asked to stop taking Acitrom temporarily.
  • Do not discontinue use without consulting your doctor as this may increase your chances of having another heart attack or stroke.

Patient Concerns about Acitrom Products

Frequently asked questions about Acitrom Products

Frequently asked questions about Acenocoumarol/Nicoumalone

Q. How long do I need to take Acitrom?
You should continue taking Acitrom for as long as recommended by your doctor. Depending upon the condition you are being treated for, you may have to take it for several months or years or maybe for the rest of your life.
Q. What should I avoid while taking Acitrom?
You should avoid alcohol while taking Acitrom as alcohol may interfere with working of Acitrom. In addition to that, avoid cranberry juice or other cranberry products as there may be a risk of enhanced blood thinning. Avoid breastfeeding or getting pregnant as it may harm your child.
Q. Do I need to stop Acitrom if I have to undergo a surgery?
Depending on the type of surgery that is to be performed, your doctor will tell you whether to continue or stop Acitrom. It will be decided by your doctor after weighing the risks and benefits of discontinuing Acitrom.
Q. Is Acitrom same as warfarin?
Both Acitrom and warfarin are blood thinners, but they have some differences. Warfarin has a more stable blood thinning effect.
Q. How long does it take for Acitrom to start working?
It takes a little longer for Acitrom to start working. On an average, it may take 3-4 days for Acitrom to show its blood-thinning effect. For these 3-4 days, heparin may be used and then discontinued.
Q. What if I forget to take a dose?
If you forget to take a dose of Acitrom, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time for your next dose then skip the missed dose. Do not double the dose and continue your normal schedule. Keep a diary or set a reminder, so that you do not forget it often.
Q. What monitoring is required while taking Acitrom?
The bleeding times should be carefully monitored from 2nd or 3rd dose of Acitrom and till the clotting status is stabilized. Thereafter, the bleeding time can be monitored monthly. This frequency may be more in elderly.

Products for Acitrom

Acitrom 2 Tablet
strip of 30 tablets
Abbott
MRP
343
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Acitrom 3 Tablet
strip of 30 tablets
Abbott
MRP
437.9
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Acitrom 4 Tablet
strip of 30 tablets
Abbott
MRP
467.2
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Acitrom 1 Tablet
strip of 30 tablets
Abbott
MRP
219
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Acitrom 0.5 Tablet
strip of 10 tablets
Abbott
MRP
52.4
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