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Acitrom 1mg Strip Of 30 Tablets

By ABBOTT HEALTHCARE PVT LTD
30 Tablet(s) in Strip
197.54*
MRP 240.90
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Acenocoumarol(1.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTI-COAGULANT

Medical Description

Acitrom 1 tablet is used to treat and prevent the formation of abnormal blood clots (thrombus) in the blood vessels. It is used in various diseases associated with abnormal blood clots affecting the h...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
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    Other Products
    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Acitrom 1mg Strip Of 30 Tablets

  • Treatment and prevention of diseases where the blood vessels are obstructed (thromboembolic diseases) such as Deep vein thrombosis (mainly affects legs) and other disorders related to the heart, lungs...
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  • As an adjuvant in the treatment of obstruction of blood flow through the heart due to blood clot (coronary occlusion).
contraindications

Contraindications of Acitrom 1mg Strip Of 30 Tablets

  • If you are allergic to acenocoumarol or any ingredient of Acitrom 1 tablet
  • If you are at a risk of bleeding due to blood disorders.
  • If you have high blood pressure or accumulation of fluid around the heart.
  • If you have a recent history of stroke due to bleeding in the brain or brain haemorrhages.
  • If you have stomach ulcers or intestinal bleeding, urinary tract infection or respiratory tract problem.
  • If you recently had or about to have surgery, have a liver or kidney problem, pregnant or planning a baby.
  • People who are difficult to co-operate such as alcoholics, with mental deterioration or psychiatric disorders.
sideEffects

Side effects of Acitrom 1mg Strip Of 30 Tablets

Bleeding
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Acitrom 1mg Strip Of 30 Tablets

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Acitrom 1 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Pregnant women should not take Acitrom 1 tablet as it is unsafe during pregnancy and can lead to malformations in the unborn baby. Woman of childbearing age should use proper contraceptive measures while taking this tablet. If you think you are pregnant or might become pregnant, discontinue the treatment and reach out to your doctor, he/she will shift you to a safer alternative.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Acitrom 1 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Acenocoumarol may pass into the breastmilk in small amounts. Inform your doctor if you are breastfeeding. After assessing the benefits over risks your doctor might change the medicine or ask you to stop breastfeeding or closely monitor the baby.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Acitrom 1 tablet?
A:
Acitrom 1 tablet does not influence your driving ability. However, you should always keep your anticoagulant card while driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Acitrom 1 tablet tablet?
A:
It is advised to avoid alcohol intake along with Acitrom 1 tablet, as it may affect the activity of this medicine and may worsen the side effects.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have liver problem as the liver is the main site of the formation of blood clotting factors, and it can be affected.
  • You have known medical conditions like kidney or heart problem, the dose will be decided depending upon the severity of your underlying conditions.
  • You are suffering from a blood disorder like abnormal bleeding after injury; caution is required for such patients.
  • You are an older person or giving it to a child, be cautious and more frequent monitoring of PT/INR is recommended.
  • You are suffering from a rare condition where calcium builds up in blood vessels in the skin, as these medicines contain calcium.
  • You have disorders due to which absorption from the gut is not proper.
  • You have increased thyroid levels, infection or inflammation, cancer or tumour.
  • You experience bleeding problems, reach out to your doctor.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Acitrom 1mg Strip Of 30 Tablets

How Does It Work?

Acitrom 1 tablet contains acenocoumarol which is structurally similar to vitamin K. Vitamin K is an essential factor required for blood clotting. Acenocoumarol inhibits the action of an enzyme which m...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Acitrom 1mg Strip Of 30 Tablets

  • Acitrom 1 tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • You should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.
  • Do not change your dose or stop taking this medicine on your own.
interactions

Interactions of Acitrom 1mg Strip Of 30 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Sometimes medicines can interfere with the action of Acitrom 1 tablet or Acitrom 1 tablet itself can affect the action of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Always inform your doctor about all the medicine you are taking, that includes all prescribed or non-prescribed herbal medicines, dietary supplements as well as other treatment if you are taking for a...
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  • In particular if you are on certain medications like antiplatel medicines, anticagulants like heparin, antibiotics like clindamycin, medicines used to treat heart and brain related disorders, choleste...
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  • Other medicines that should be used with caution are antihypertensive medicines like atorvastatin, medicines used to treat underactive thyroid gland like levothyroxine, anti-HIV medicines etc.
  • The anticoagulant effect of Acitrom 1 tablet may be diminished, when taken along with ceratin medicines anti-cancer medicines, anti-epileptic medicines, St John’s Wort (herbal medicine for brain disor...
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Interactions with food items

Food containing a high amount of Vitamin K such as Spinach & broccoli should be avoided while using this medicine.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Acitrom 1mg Strip Of 30 Tablets

  • Store Acitrom 1 tablets in original packing to protect it from sunlight
  • Keep out of the reach of children and pets
dosage

Dosage of Acitrom 1mg Strip Of 30 Tablets

Overdose

The symptoms of an overdose of Acitrom 1 tablet may include bleeding from gums, nose, heavy menstrual bleeding, joint pain, swelling, dizziness, sickness, vomiting, diarrhoea, stomach pain, etc. If yo...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take a double dose ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Do I need to take any precautions before taking Acitrom 1 tablet?

  • Yes, you should be very careful while playing, shaving, cutting nails etc. as there is increased risk of bleeding.
  • You need to inform your doctor immediately if you find bloodstains in your cough or stool.

Q: For how long do I need to take Acitrom 1 tablet?

A: You are supposed to take Acitrom 1 tablet for the duration and doses as advised by your doctor. If you skip the dose or do not complete the course, it may decrease the effectiveness of the treatment. Also, it may increase the risk of getting conditions such as stroke or heart-related conditions etc.

Q: Why avoid leafy vegetables when on Acitrom 1 tablet?

A: Leafy vegetables such as spinach contain a high content of vitamin K, which can impact the effectiveness of this medicine. Thus, it should be avoided or taken in moderation. Do not change your diet drastically without consulting your doctor.

Q: Which vegetables should be avoided by patients taking Acitrom 1 tablet?

A: You do not have to completely stop taking the following vegetables however broccoli and spinach which are rich in vitamin K should be taken in moderation to avoid abnormally high levels of vitamin K as it can affect the action of this medicine.

Q: What other food products should I avoid while taking Acitrom 1 tablet?

A: Avoid taking a high quantity of products containing garlic, ginseng, ginkgo, cranberry and vitamin E. If you are taking any supplements containing these substances, discuss with your doctor.

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Quick Summary

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ContainsAcenocoumarol(1.0 Mg)
UsesTreat and prevent blood clotting
Side effectsBleeding in stomach, intestine, liver, eye, urinary tract and brain
Last Updated on: 12 Oct 2021 | 12:29 PM (IST)
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