Prasuva belongs to a group of medicines called antiplatelets or blood thinners. It helps prevent the formation of harmful blood clots and keeps the bloo... View More
Uses of Prasuva
Side effects of Prasuva
How to use Prasuva
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Prasuva may be taken with ... View More
How Prasuva works
Prasuva is an antiplatelet medication. It works by preventing platelets from sticking together, thereby decreasing the formation of harmful blood clots.... View More
What if you forget to take Prasuva?
If you miss a dose of Prasuva, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your r... View More
Acute coronary syndromes, thrombotic cardiovascular (CV) events, stent thrombosis, unstable angina (UA), non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI)... View More
May be taken with or without food.
Oral Acute coronary syndrome Adult: 60 mg as loading dose, followed by 10 mg once daily for up to 12 mth, given in combination w/ aspirin. Elderly: >... View More
Renal impairment Dose adjustment not necessary
Active pathological bleeding such as peptic ulcer or intracranial hamorrhage. Patient with a history of prior transient ischemic attack or stroke
Mode of Action
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Patient w/ propensity to bleed, low body wt (<60 kg). Patient who will undergo CABG and other surgical procedure; coronary angiography in UA/NSTEMI pati... View More
1-10% Bleeding,Anemia,Atrial fibrillation,Back pain,Bradycardia,Dizziness,Dyspnea,Headache,Hypertension,Nausea <1% Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purp... View More
Increased risk of bleeding w/ oral anticoagulants (e.g. warfain), clopidogrel, NSAIDs and fibrinolytics.