Effient  10mg - Prasugrel

Effient 5mg, 10mg | Generic Prasugrel

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30 Tablets Prasugrel 5mg $2.03 $60.99
90 Tablets Prasugrel 5mg $2.00 $179.99
30 Tablets Prasugrel 10mg $2.67 $79.99
90 Tablets Prasugrel 10mg $2.23 $200.99


Effient Medicine

Effient is a brand name of Prasugrel, an active ingredient used to prevent blood cells from clotting. It is used by people having percutaneous coronary intervention because of unstable, angine or heart attack. When you cut yourself, the platelets sticks to each other inside the artery, this is called as thrombus. If it is formed in a blood vessel around your heart, this will reduce flow of blood to the heart.

Effient belong to the group of medication called antiplatelet agents. It works by decreasing the ability of blood cells to clot. By preventing blood cells from clumping, it reduces the chance of blood clots and reduces or stops blood supply to the heart muscle. Effient 10mg is always taken with aspirin to prevent serious or life-threatening problems.

Mechanism of action of Effient 5mg:

Prasugrel is called as a prodrug, oxidation by hepatic cytochrome and intestinal. P-450 enzyme will convert Prasugrel into its active metabolite. Prasugrel has a complete absorption after oral ingestion of a loading dose. Its activate form binds irreversibly to the adenosine diphosphate P2Y 12 receptor on platelets for its lifespan, hence inhibiting and reducing subsequent platelet aggregation. Prasugrel have more antiplatelet effect.

Dosage of Effient tablets:

Prasugrel 10mg is tablet to take by mouth with full glass of water. It is taken once a day with or without food. Take Prasugrel at around the same time every day will provide best effect. It will also help you to remember when to take it.

Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully while taking this medication. Take Prasugrel 10mg exactly as directed and do not take more or less of it or take it more often than prescribed by your physician.

If you forget to take Prasugrel 10mg, if it is time for your next dose, skip the previous dose and go for next one. Otherwise, take it as soon as you remember and then go back to take your tablets normally as you do.

Contraindication of Prasugrel:

Do not take Prasugrel 10mg tablet in some conditions such as;

If you are allergic to it or to any of its ingredients,
Bleeding caused by stomach ulcer,
Bleeding inside your head,
Severe liver diseases,

Transient ischaemic attack that can result in temporary paralysis, numbness, speech difficulty or other symptoms affecting nervous system that can happen suddenly and disappeared within 24 hours.

Side-effects of Effient 5mg, 10mg:

Prasugrel can cause some side effects. Tell your doctor if these symptoms are severs or do not go away;

Weakness, dizziness, tiredness, pain in back, cough, fever, paleness, purple patches on skin, shortness of breath, headache, seizures, slow or difficult speech, stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, rash and decreased urination.

Drug- interaction of Effient 5mg:

Some medications and Prasugrel can interact with each other and reduce it affect how well it work. Medications such as warfarin, heparin, non steroid anti-fungal drugs, fibrinolytics, HIV medications, cancer medication should not take along with Prasugrel.

Precautions of Effient 10mg:

Tell your doctor before taking Prasugrel 10mg tablet, if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant, if you are breast feeding, history of tumors of cancer and if you are planning to have surgery.

Storage of Effient Medication:

Keep Prasugrel tablets in the blister pack until it is time to take. Store them in cool, dry place in 30°C. Keep them away from children and pests.

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