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Composition for Altrom Products

Altrom Products are primarily used for

About Altrom Products

Uses of Altrom 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.

Altrom Products side effects


Side Effect of Altrom is Bleeding.

How Altrom 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 Altrom Products

Expert advice for Altrom Products

  • Avoid making sudden major changes to your diet during treatment with this medicine.
  • Altrom 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 Altrom 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 Altrom 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 Altrom Products

Frequently asked questions about Altrom Products

Frequently asked questions about Acenocoumarol/Nicoumalone

Q. How long do I need to take Altrom?
You should continue taking Altrom 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 Altrom?
You should avoid alcohol while taking Altrom as alcohol may interfere with working of Altrom. 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 Altrom 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 Altrom. It will be decided by your doctor after weighing the risks and benefits of discontinuing Altrom.
Q. Is Altrom same as warfarin?
Both Altrom 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 Altrom to start working?
It takes a little longer for Altrom to start working. On an average, it may take 3-4 days for Altrom 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 Altrom, 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 Altrom?
The bleeding times should be carefully monitored from 2nd or 3rd dose of Altrom and till the clotting status is stabilized. Thereafter, the bleeding time can be monitored monthly. This frequency may be more in elderly.

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