Effient side effects and drug details - Inside Rx

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Effient

Prasugrel Hcl
Prasugrel is used in people who've had a balloon angioplasty to open blocked arteries after having a heart attack or severe chest pain. Prasugrel may help lower your risk of having another heart attack or stroke. Prasugrel may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
Prasugrel Hcl
DRUG TYPE
Blood Modifying

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Frequently Asked Questions

Prasugrel increases your risk of bleeding, which can be severe or life-threatening. Call your doctor or seek emergency medical attention if you have bleeding that will not stop, if you have black or bloody stools, or if you cough up blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds.

You may need to stop using the medicine for a short time before any surgery or dental treatment. Do not stop taking prasugrel unless your doctor tells you to.

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Brand Name Examples Supplied As Strength
Effient Tablet 10 Mg5 Mg
Generic Examples Supplied As Strength
Prasugrel Hydrochloride Tablet 10 Mg5 Mg