PRAX A 75 CAP

259.65

10 capsules in 1 strip
Prescription Required
MANUFACTURER
Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
SALT COMPOSITION
Prasugrel (10mg) + Aspirin/Acetylsalicylic acid (75mg)
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Description

Overview

INTRODUCTION

Prax A 75 Capsule is a combination of two antiplatelet medicines used to reduce the formation of harmful blood clots in blood vessels. This helps to prevent a heart attack or stroke in people with heart disease.

Prax A 75 Capsule should be taken with food regularly at a fixed time each day. You should take it regularly at evenly spaced intervals as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. Taking it at the same time every day will help you remember to take it. The dose and duration of treatment will depend on what you are being treated for. Do not stop taking it until you have finished the complete course, even when you feel better. Lifestyle changes like low-fat diet, exercise and not smoking may help this medicine to work better.

Diarrhea, indigestion, and stomach pain are some common side effects of this medicine. This medicine increases your risk of bleeding, so it is important to be careful while shaving, cutting nails and using sharp objects. Usually, it is advisable to avoid alcohol intake while taking this medicine.

Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have any liver or  kidney disease . You must tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding. You should also let your healthcare team know all other medicines you are taking as they may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

USES OF PRAX A CAPSULE

  • Heart attack
  • Prevention of Stroke

SIDE EFFECTS OF PRAX A CAPSULE

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Prax A

  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain

HOW TO COPE WITH SIDE EFFECTS?

The occurrence of side effects varies from person to person. The following are a few ways of dealing with some of the common side effects. However, consult your doctor if these persist.

  • Coping with Diarrhea
    Keep up your intake of fluids and electrolytes (sugars and salts) to avoid getting dehydrated. Eat less fiber (avoid raw fruits, fruit juice and vegetables). Talk to your doctor about possible medication to manage diarrhea. Ask about reducing the dosage of your drug or other suitable treatments.
  • Coping with Stomach pain
    Try to get plenty of rest and relax. Putting a heat pad or covered hot water bottle on your stomach may relieve the stomach pain. It may help if you eat and drink slowly and have smaller and more frequent meals. Reduce your intake of coffee, tea and alcohol as these can make the pain worse. If you are in a lot of pain, speak to your doctor about possible medication. Your doctor may be able to prescribe some over-the-counter medicines to help reduce the pain.

HOW TO USE PRAX A CAPSULE

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not chew, crush or break it. Prax A 75 Capsule is to be taken with food.

HOW PRAX A CAPSULE WORKS

Prax A 75 Capsule is a combination of two antiplatelet medicines: Aspirin and Clopidogrel which prevent heart attack. They work by preventing the platelets from sticking together and decrease the formation of harmful blood clots.

SAFETY ADVICE

warnings

Alcohol

UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Prax A 75 Capsule.
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Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Prax A 75 Capsule is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
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Breastfeeding

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Prax A 75 Capsule is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
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Driving

UNSAFE
Prax A 75 Capsule may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
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Kidney

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Prax A 75 Capsule is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Prax A 75 Capsule may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
warnings

Liver

CAUTION
Prax A 75 Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Prax A 75 Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Prax A 75 Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

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