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Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Acora. Please consult your doctor.
Acora may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing b... View More
Information regarding the use of Acora during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Acora does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Acora is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Acora is recommended. Limited information is available on the use of Acora i... View More
Acora should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Acora may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of Acora is no... View More
Acora belongs to a group of medicines called antiplatelets or blood thinners. It reduces the formation of harmful blood clots in blood vessels. This hel... View More
Uses of Acora
- Prevention of heart attack and stroke
- Heart attack
Side effects of Acora
How to use Acora
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. Acora may be taken with or... View More
How Acora works
Acora is an antiplatelet medication. It works by preventing platelets from sticking together, thereby decreasing the formation of harmful blood clots. T... View More
What if you forget to take Acora?
If you miss a dose of Acora, 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 reg... View More
- For best results, take it at the same time every day.
- Acora 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 Acora temporarily.
- You may experience shortness of breath in the initial weeks of therapy. Notify your doctor if it becomes worse or persists for long.
Prevention of thrombotic events, [cardiovascular death (CV), myocardial infarction (MI) and stroke] in patients with acute coronary syndromes (ACS) [uns... View More
May be taken with or without food.
Oral Acute coronary syndrome Adult: Loading dose (following ACS event): 180 mg PO (two 90 mg tablets) Maintenance dose (for first year following ACS... View More
Renal impairment No dosage adjustment needed
History of Intracranial Hemorrhage: Ticagrelor is not recommended in patients with a history of intracranial hemorrhage (ICH) due to a high risk of recu... View More
Mode of Action
Ticagrelor and its major metabolite reversibly interact with the platelet P2Y12 ADP-receptor to prevent signal transduction and platelet activation. Tic... View More
Patients w/ increased risk of bleeding (e.g. patients who are likely to undergo surgery or invasive procedures). Patients at risk of bradycardic events;... View More
>10% Dyspnea (13.8%),Bleeding 1-10% Headache (6.5%),Cough (4.9%),Dizziness (4.5%),Nausea (4.3%),Atrial fibrillation (4.2%),Hypertension (3.8%),Non... View More
Aminocaproic acid or tranexamic acid &/or recombinant clotting factor VIIa may augment haemostatis. NSAIDs, oral anticoagulants &/or fibrinolytics, keto... View More
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