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Consuming alcohol with Opagrel does not cause any harmful side effects.
Opagrel is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there... View More
Opagrel is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Opagrel does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Opagrel is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Opagrel may not be needed in th... View More
Opagrel should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Opagrel may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Limited... View More
Opagrel 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 Opagrel
- Prevention of heart attack and stroke
- Heart attack
Side effects of Opagrel
How to use Opagrel
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. Opagrel may be taken with ... View More
How Opagrel works
Opagrel 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 Opagrel?
If you miss a dose of Opagrel, 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
- For best results, take it at the same time every day.
- Opagrel increases your risk of bleeding. Be careful while shaving, using sharp objects, or cutting fingernails or toenails.
- Do not discontinue using the medicine without consulting your doctor as this may increase your chances of having another heart attack or stroke.
- If you are scheduled to undergo a surgery or dental treatment, you may be asked to stop taking Opagrel temporarily.
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
Prasugrel is a prodrug that inhibits platelet activation and aggregation. The active metabolite irreversibly blocks the P2Y12 component of adenosine dip... View More
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.
Alternative brand for Opagrel
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More