Ixarola 15mg Strip Of 14 Tablets
By ZYDUS CADILA HEALTHCARE LTD
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This medicine is an anticoagulant that is used to prevent clot formation. The generic name of this medicine is rivaroxaban.
Uses of Ixarola 15mg Tab
The uses of Ixarola 15mg Tab are for the prevention of blood clots (after a hip or knee surgery) and strokes along with the facilitation of easy and smooth blood circulation. It is also used to treat pulmonary embolism and deep vein thrombosis.
Contraindications of Ixarola 15mg Tab
- People allergic to this medicine or other anticoagulants
- Stomach ulcers
- Bleeding disorders
- Liver/kidney/heart diseases
- Children under 18 years of age
- On the prescription of blood thinners
Side effects of Ixarola 15mg Tab
- Stomach pain
- Bleeding (gums, noses, etc.)
- Allergic reactions
- Bruises last for a significant period of time
- Bloody urine or tarry stool
- Blood passing in cough or in vomit
- Reducing count of platelets
Precautions and Warnings of Ixarola 15mg Tab
Can I take Ixarola 15mg Tab during pregnancy?
This medicine should never be prescribed to pregnant women. If you are of reproductive age group and gotten into the prescription of this medicine, you must employ effective contraceptive measures suggested by the doctor.
Can I take Ixarola 15mg Tab while breastfeeding?
The medicine is not safe to be given to a breastfeeding mother as it passes into the milk and can cause peril to the infant.
Can I drive if I have consumed this medicine?
A person can feel lightheaded or dizzy after taking this medication and is not advised to drive under such influences.
Can I consume alcohol with this medicine?
Drinking alcohol on the prescription of this medicine can cause severely increase the chances of stomach bleeding. Hence, it must be avoided.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- You have to undergo a surgery in few days
- You have bleeding disorders
- You have stomach ulcer or liver/kidney diseases
- You are taking blood thinners
- You have eye problems
- You have an uncontrolled blood pressure
- You have a stroke recently
Mode of Action of Ixarola 15mg Tab
How Does It Work?
The composition of Ixarola 15mg Tab prevents the formation of blood clots by blocking a substance called factor Xa. Restraining the activity of Xa results in decreased production of thrombin, which is the primary substance required in the bloodstream for clot formation.
Directions for Use of Ixarola 15mg Tab
It is advised to take the dosage of Ixarola 15mg Tab as per the specific prescription written out to the person. The medicine not meant for chewing and should be swallowed with water.
Interactions of Ixarola 15mg Tab
Interactions with other medicines
- Taking anti-fungal medications (fluconazole, ketoconazole, etc.) while on this medicine can result in side effects
- Coupling this medicine with another anticoagulant can lead to excessive thinning of blood and bleeding from unusual spots
- Individuals who are on a prescription for heart conditions are advised to have a consultation first before taking this medicine
Interactions with food items
No complication found with any food products.
Other general Interactions
Those individuals who are suffering from kidney, liver or heart conditions along with bleeding disorders are advised to discuss about their respective conditions during consultation with the doctor.
Storage and disposal of Ixarola 15mg Tab
It is strongly recommended that you store the medicine at room temperature without moisture, heat and sunlight. You need to properly dispose this medicine while following standard waste management protocols.
Dosage of Ixarola 15mg Tab
Overdose of Ixarola 15mg Tab can be fatal if it is not controlled. People can suffer from profuse bleeding from unusual locations and internal organs. It is advised to rush the individual to a hospital or emergency care in such a suspicion.
Missed a Dose
A missed dosage should be taken at the earliest. But it is to be kept in mind that the next scheduled dosage is separated well from the missed dose to avoid a case of overdose.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Is it safe to get vaccinated while taking this medicine?
A: It is safe to get vaccinated while on the prescription period of this medicine. However, it is recommended to inform the doctor before getting any vaccinations.
Q: Why is this medicine not recommended along with heart prescriptions?
A: Medicines prescribed in heart conditions often result in the thinning of blood to reduce the chances of a stroke and better circulation. Coupling them with this medicine, which is also an anticoagulant, can result in bleeding from various parts and orifices of the body.
Q: Is it safe to take this medicine over an extended period?
A: This medicine is safe and has no adverse effects in the long run.
Q: What is the onset period for this medicine?
A: The medicine starts working in around an hour after its administration.
Q: Can I donate blood while on a prescription of this medicine?
A: It is not recommended to donate blood while being on the prescription of this medicine. Doctors advise a minimum one-month separation after finishing the dosage before donating blood.
Last Updated on: 26 Aug 2020 | 05:30 AM (IST)
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