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Prax A 75 Capsule

Manufactured byTORRENT PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
ContainsAspirin (75 mg) + Prasugrel (10 mg)
Description

Prax A 75 Capsule is a combination medicine used to prevent complications of blood clots and plaque disruption in patients with cardiovascular diseases having a percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), a procedure used to treat narrowing of the arteries supplying blood to the heart.

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Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Prax A 75 Capsule

  • Blurred vision
  • Headache
  • Chest discomfort
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Mouth ulcers
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea
  • Skin rash
  • Pain in the arms and legs
  • Abdominal pain
  • Heartburn
  • Constipation
  • Yellow colored eyes or skin
  • Acid or sour stomach
  • Irritability
  • Dizziness

Uses of Prax A 75 Capsule

What is it prescribed for?

  • Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The effect of this medicine can be observed within 5 to 30 minutes of administration of the dose.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 24 hours.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe a safer alternative based on your clinical condition.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue breastfeeding or to discontinue the drug based on your clinical condition.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to aspirin, prasugrel, or any other inactive ingredients present along with these medicines.

Bleeding disorder

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of any bleeding disorder due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Severe Hepatic impairment

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of a severe impairment of liver function due to the increased risk of serious adverse effects.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe a safer alternative based on your clinical condition.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue breastfeeding or to discontinue the drug based on your clinical condition.
General warnings

Bleeding disorder

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of bleeding disorders since it may worsen the patient's condition. Replacement with a suitable alternative should be considered under your doctor's supervision.

Asthma

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of aspirin-sensitive asthma due to the increased risk of worsening the patient's condition.

Use in pediatrics

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients less than 18 years of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

Missed Dose

The missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it is already time for your next scheduled dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up for the missed dose.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Escitalopram

Methotrexate

Warfarin

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

Antacids

ACE inhibitors

Disease interactions

Bleeding disorders

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with bleeding disorders such as peptic ulcer disease or intracranial bleeding since it may worsen the patient's condition. Replacement with a suitable alternative should be considered under your doctor's supervision.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take this medicine as instructed by the doctor. Do not take in larger amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine prevents abnormal blood clotting, relieves inflammation and swelling, and promotes a smooth flow of blood. It is thus effective in reducing the strain on the heart and the risk of blood clot formation.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Platelet aggregation inhibitors, Antiplatelet agents

Schedule

Schedule H

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https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/medicine/33364

[Internet]. 2017 [cited 23 May 2017]. Available from:

https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/medicine/21504

Prasugrel: MedlinePlus Drug Information [Internet]. Medlineplus.gov. 2017 [cited 23 May 2017]. Available from:

https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a609027.html

DailyMed - prasugrel hydrochloride tablet, film coated [Internet]. Dailymed.nlm.nih.gov. 2017 [cited 23 May 2017]. Available from:

https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=5fe9c118-c44b-48d7-a142-9668ae3df0c6
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Information on this page was last updated on 23 May 2018

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