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Prasact 5mg Tablets

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Prasact 5 MG Description

Prasact Tablet contains prasugrel as its active ingredient, which belongs to a group of medicines called blood thinners. It is used in preventing blood clot formation in blood vessels after certain pr...
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ContainsPrasugrel(5.0 Mg)
UsesTo prevent blood clots in patients with heart diseases
Side effectsBleeding, bruising
ClassificationANTI-ANGINAL
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Uses of Prasact 5 MG

Prasact Tablet is used to prevent blood clots in patients with heart diseases after certain procedures (cardiac stent), peripheral vascular disease, heart attack, stroke, heart-related chest pain (uns...
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Contraindications of Prasact 5 MG

  • If you are allergic to Prasugrel or any of the ingredient of Prasact Tablet.
  • If you are suffering from any condition that causes bleeding like a stomach ulcer.
  • If you have had any heart problems like stroke or a condition called transient ischaemic attack.
  • If you have any problems with your liver.

Side effects of Prasact 5 MG

  • Bleeding
  • Bruising
  • Bleeding from the nose
  • Blood in the urine
  • Skin rashes
  • Anaemia

Precautions and Warnings of Prasact 5 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Prasact Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
You should consult your doctor before using Prasact Tablet as there is limited information about its safety during pregnancy. Your doctor will only prescribe you this medicine if considered essential after assessing the benefits over risks.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Prasact Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Prasact Tablet is not recommended for use while breastfeeding as it is unknown if Prasugrel passes into breastmilk. Please consult your doctor before using this medicine during breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Prasact Tablet?
A:
It is not expected that this medicine will affect your ability to drive. However, if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert, you should avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Prasact Tablet?
A:
There is limited information about the effects of Prasact Tablet with alcohol. However, you should avoid consuming alcohol in excess.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any bleeding disorder (ulcers in the stomach or intestines, recently had some major surgery, etc).
  • You are suffering from any liver or kidney problems.
  • You are above the age of 60 years.
  • You develop an allergic reaction or unwanted side effects after taking Prasact Tablet.
  • You have any scheduled surgery.
  • You develop a fever and bruising under the skin that may appear as red dots, with or without extreme fatigue, confusion, jaundice while on treatment with Prasact Tablet.
  • Prasact Tablet is not recommended in patients below 18 years of age.

Mode of Action of Prasact 5 MG

How Does It Work?

Prasugrel in Prasact Tablet works by inhibiting the enzymes responsible for platelet aggregation and prevents the platelets from sticking to each other. This maintains a smooth flow of blood in the bl...
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Directions for Use of Prasact 5 MG

Prasact Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine. It can be taken with or without food. It would be best if you...
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Interactions of Prasact 5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Prasact Tablet may interact with other medicines. Discuss with your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbal preparations you are taking. Also, you should inform your doctor if you have ...
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  • Concomitant use of Prasact Tablet along with warfarin, clopidogrel (blood thinner), ibuprofen, naproxen, etoricoxib (pain killers) is not recommended as it may increase the risk of bleeding.
  • Medicines like morphine and other opioids used in severe pain should be used with caution along with this medicine.
  • You should not take any other medicine while taking Prasact Tablet without first consulting your doctor.

Interactions with food items

Prasact Tablet can be taken with or without food.

Storage and disposal of Prasact 5 MG

Store Prasact Tablets in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat. Keep it away from children and pets. Do not use expired or damaged medicines. Discard unused medicine ...
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Dosage of Prasact 5 MG

Overdose

Overdose of Prasact Tablet may cause excessive bleeding. Seek urgent medical attention in case you have consumed too much of this medicine.

Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Prasact Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it's time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take a do...
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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: What is Prasact Tablet?

A: Prasact Tablet is an antiplatelet medicine (blood thinner) containing Prasugrel as its active component. It is used to reduce blood clots in patients with heart diseases after certain procedures (cardiac stent), peripheral vascular disease, heart attack, stroke, heart-related chest pain (unstable angina).

Q: How to take Prasact Tablet?

A: Prasact Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water, with or without water. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
Product Details
Brand
PRASACT
Expires on or After
23/09/2022

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