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Preva AS-150 Tablet

Manufactured byIntas Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
ContainsAspirin (150 mg) + Clopidogrel (75 mg)
Description
Preva AS-150 Tablet is an oral prescription used in treating cardiovascular diseases. It is mainly used for the treatment of angina pectoris (chest discomfort/pain caused due to insufficient oxygen supply to the heart muscle), heart attack (blockage of heart muscles due to the formation of plaques), and stroke (a medical condition caused by insufficient blood flow and oxygen supply to the brain). This medicine relaxes the heart muscles and widens the blood vessels, decreasing blood pressure and workload on the heart. The common side effects of Preva AS-150 Tablet are headache, dizziness, tiredness, taste change and stomach upset. Do not take this medicine if you are previously allergic to it. If you feel dizzy or tired, avoid driving a vehicle or operating machinery. Children below 18 years of age are not allowed to take Preva AS-150 Tablet as safety is not established. You can take Preva AS-150 Tablet after food. For the ease of remembering, take this medicine around the same time every day. Appropriate lifestyle changes like a low salt and low-fat diet, strict exercise, should be started and stop smoking to feel better along with this medicine. Do not stop taking Preva AS-150 Tablet unless your doctor tells you to stop. Inform Your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Preva AS-150 Tablet

  • Diarrhoea
  • Itching
  • Ringing in ears
  • Black or tarry stools
  • Blood in urine
  • Dizziness
  • Muscle pain
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Heartburn

Uses of Preva AS-150 Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Heart diseases
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    Preva AS-150 Tablet can show its effect within 30 minutes of oral administration.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    Preva AS-150 Tablet generally remains active in the body for an average of 12 hours after onset of action.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Consumption of alcohol is not recommended while taking Preva AS-150 Tablet since it may increase the risk of side effects like severe gastrointestinal bleeding, lightheadedness, fainting, etc.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported for Preva AS-150 Tablet.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    Use of Preva AS-150 Tablet should be avoided during pregnancy as it may cause serious adverse effects on the baby. Hence your doctor may advise a safer alternative with the same therapeutic effect based on your clinical condition.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    It is not known whether Preva AS-150 Tablet passes into breast milk. Hence is not recommended for use during breastfeeding. Your physician may advise a safer alternative with the same therapeutic effect based on your clinical condition.

Allergy

Avoid taking Preva AS-150 Tablet if you are previously allergic to it. A serious allergic reaction to this medicine is rare. Seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms of allergic reactions such as skin rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, breathing difficulties, etc.

Bleeding disorder

Do not use Preva AS-150 Tablet in patients with any previous history of bleeding disorders like the peptic ulcer or bleeding in the brain as it can cause excess bleeding resulting in worsening of the patient's health condition.

Severe kidney impairment

This medicine is not recommended to use in patients suffering from severe kidney disease as it may worsen the disease. Patients with mild to moderate kidney impairment should ask their doctor how the Preva AS-150 Tablet may affect their kidneys or react with other medicines they take.

Severe liver impairment

Patients with any active liver diseases or any abnormality in the liver function tests should avoid taking Preva AS-150 Tablet due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

Use of Preva AS-150 Tablet should be avoided during pregnancy as it may cause serious adverse effects on the baby. Hence your doctor may advise a safer alternative with the same therapeutic effect based on your clinical condition.

Breast-feeding

It is not known whether Preva AS-150 Tablet passes into breast milk. Hence is not recommended for use during breastfeeding. Your physician may advise a safer alternative with the same therapeutic effect based on your clinical condition.
General warnings

Asthma

Patients with asthma may experience allergic reactions while taking Preva AS-150 Tablet. Hence it is not recommended for use in patients with asthma, especially those who had experienced allergic reactions with the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicines.

Liver impairment

Patients with liver diseases should ask their doctor how Preva AS-150 Tablet may affect their liver. Close monitoring of liver function is necessary.

Use in children

Preva AS-150 Tablet is not recommended for use in children below 18 years of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

Missed Dose

Try not to skip a dose of Preva AS-150 Tablet. And if a dose is skipped, do not add it up to the next dose.

Overdose

Reach the nearest emergency medical department immediately or contact the doctor in case of an overdose of Preva AS-150 Tablet.
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

N/A

Instructions

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended while taking Preva AS-150 Tablet since it may increase the risk of side effects like severe gastrointestinal bleeding, lightheadedness, fainting, etc.
Interaction with Medicine

Corticosteroids

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

Antacids

Amitriptyline

Disease interactions

Bleeding disorders

Do not use Preva AS-150 Tablet in patients with any previous history of bleeding disorder like the peptic ulcer or bleeding in the brain as it can cause excessive bleeding resulting in worsening of the patient's health condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take Preva AS-150 Tablet with food or immediately after food to avoid any stomach irritation. Never take more than the prescribed dose. Take this capsule at around the same time daily mostly in the daytime to prevent sleep disturbance. Drink an adequate amount of water. Do not stop taking this medicine before completion of the course/without consulting your doctor.
Miscelleneous

To be taken with food

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
Preva AS-150 Tablet works by preventing abnormal blood clotting and promotes a smooth flow of blood. This medicine is thus effective in reducing the strain on the heart blood vessels and the risk of blood clot formation.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Antiplatelet agents, Anticoagulants

Schedule

Schedule H

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