Generic Name : PRASUGREL ABSTRACT – Effient medication is used along with aspirin by the patients who are suffering...
Effient medication is used along with aspirin by the patients who are suffering from any kind of heart disorder. The use of this drug helps to avoid further problems related to blood vessels or heart like heart attack, blood clots, unstable angina. The drug operates in human body by preventing platelets from sticking together which can result in the formation of harmful blood clots. The effect of this drug helps to maintain a smooth flow of blood in the body.
- Effient has to be taken as directed by the doctors.
- It should be taken with aspirin.
- The drug can be taken with or without food.
- Adult dosage:
Tablet: 5 mg, 10 mg
SIDE EFFECTS –
- Blurred vision
- Pounding in the ears
- Slow or fast heartbeats
- Black, tarry stools
- Bloating or swelling in the body
- Chest pain or discomfort
- Difficulty in breathing
- Irregular heartbeats
- Painful or difficulty in urination
- Rapid weight gain
- Sore throat
- Sores or ulcers on the lips or in the mouth
- Swollen glands
- Tightness in the chest
- Scratchy hands or feet
DRUG INTERACTIONS –
Effient has major interactions with 80 different drugs.
MODERATE DRUG INTERACTIONS –
Effient has moderate interactions with 56 different drugs.