Ajanta Pharma Ltd

Composition for Nicoz Products

Nicoz Products are primarily used for

About Nicoz Products

Uses of Nicoz 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.

Nicoz Products side effects


Side Effect of Nicoz is Bleeding.

How Nicoz 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 Nicoz Products

Expert advice for Nicoz Products

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

Frequently asked questions about Nicoz Products

Frequently asked questions about Acenocoumarol/Nicoumalone

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