Brilinta 90mg Strip Of 14 Tablets
By ASTRAZENECA PHARMA INDIA LTD
14 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Brilinta 90mg Tablet 14'S is a platelet aggregation inhibitor which prevents the blood platelets from stacking against each other and forming a clot.
Uses of Brilinta 90mg Tablet 14'S
Brilinta 90mg Tablet 14'S prevent the risks of stroke in heart conditions. It is also used in the conditions of unstable angina (a condition where the individual suffers from frequent chest pain due to a blockage in the artery).
Contraindications of Brilinta 90mg Tablet 14'S
- Individuals who suffer from hypersensitivity are advised not to take up a prescription of ticagrelor and inform the condition to the doctor.
- Patients having a history of intracranial haemorrhage should avoid this medication.
- In cases of a wound or cut leading to profuse bleeding.
Side effects of Brilinta 90mg Tablet 14'S
- Uncontrolled bleeding from wounds and cut.
- Discomfort/difficulty in breathing.
- Dizziness and weakness often leading to fainting.
- Nose and gums bleeding.
- Stools in dark colour.
Precautions and Warnings of Brilinta 90mg Tablet 14'S
Can I take Brilinta 90mg Tablet 14'S during pregnancy?
It is not recommended for pregnant women unless it is vital and prescribed by the doctor.
Can I take Brilinta 90mg Tablet 14'S while breastfeeding?
It is advised to stop breastfeeding till the course of the medication is completed.
Can I drive if I have consumed Brilinta 90mg Tablet 14'S?
Dizziness and fainting are the side effects of taking ticagrelor which can compromise an individual's ability to drive.
Can I consume alcohol with Brilinta 90mg Tablet 14'S?
Consumption of alcohol has no adverse effects on the individual who is on a prescription of ticagrelor. However, a consultation is advised.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- The dosage is to be taken precisely as instructed by the doctor. It is not recommended to either quit or continue the medicine without consulting a doctor.
Mode of Action of Brilinta 90mg Tablet 14'S
How Does It Work?
Ticagrelor is the primary constituent in Brilinta 90mg Tablet 14'S, which acts as a blood thinner by prohibiting the platelets from sticking or aggregating together and forming a clot.
Directions for Use of Brilinta 90mg Tablet 14'S
The medicine is to be taken as suggested by your doctor, nurse or pharmacist. The tablets can be swallowed, if you are unable to swallow crush the tablet and mix it with water and drink immediately.
Interactions of Brilinta 90mg Tablet 14'S
Interactions with other medicines
- Aspirin taken along with ticagrelor can dampen the effect of the blood thinner.
- Ticagrelor is not to be coupled along with other anticoagulants like rivaroxaban, etc.
- Antifungal medicines like ketoconazole, voriconazole, itraconazole can lower the effectiveness of ticagrelor.
Interactions with food items
No complications are found in between food products and ticagrelor.
Storage and disposal of Brilinta 90mg Tablet 14'S
The medicine is to be stored at room temperatures and away from direct interactions with heat and moisture.
Dosage of Brilinta 90mg Tablet 14'S
- Nose bleeding lasting for more than 10 minutes.
- Frequent bleeding gums.
- Tarry stool and bloody urine.
- Irregular pulse.
- Extreme weakness and light-headedness.
- Swellings observed in the face, hands, legs and feet.
Missed a Dose
A missed dose is advised to be made up early but not if the next dose is near, and a case of double dosage is to be strictly avoided.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Is it safe to take Brilinta 90mg Tablet 14'S during menstruation?
A: Brilinta 90mg Tablet 14'S dosage during menstruation may result in heavy and lasting bleeding; therefore, a consultation is advised before taking the medicine.
Q: Is the medicine to be taken after a meal or on an empty stomach?
A: The medicine can be taken either after or before a meal, preferably at the same time each day.
Q: What are the common precautions to be kept in mind while on the prescription for ticagrelor?
A: Individuals are advised to take proper precautions while handling sharp objects or heavy tools, as uncontrolled bleeding and weakness are the common side effects of ticagrelor.
Q: Can Brilinta 90mg Tablet 14'S be taken with antifungal drugs?
A: Antifungal medicine such as itraconazole, ketoconazole, miconazole or voriconazole can affect and hamper the working of ticagrelor.
Q: What are the possible outcomes if the prescription is put to an abrupt stop?
A: Quitting ticagrelor all of a sudden without the doctor's nod or advise can, in its worse case, result in a heart attack.
Last Updated on: 12 Dec 2019 | 01:45 PM (IST)
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