Prasugrel
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Prasugrel?

(PRA soo grel)

• This medicine is used after heart procedures to protect the arteries.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you are 75 or older, use this medicine with caution. You could have more side effects.

• If you have bleeding problems, talk with healthcare provider.

• Tell dentists, surgeons, and other healthcare providers that you use this medicine.

• You may bleed more easily. Be careful. Avoid injury. Use soft toothbrush, electric razor.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Talk with healthcare provider before using aspirin, aspirin-containing products, other pain medicines, blood thinners, garlic, ginseng, ginkgo, or vitamin E.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

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