What is Prasugrel
Approved as Treatment by the FDAPrasugrel, otherwise called Effient, is approved by the FDA for 5 uses including Angina, Unstable and Percutaneous Coronary Intervention .
When to interrupt dosageThe suggested measure of Prasugrel is contingent upon the diagnosed disorder, like Percutaneous Coronary Intervention, Angina, Unstable and prophylaxis of cardiovascular event. The amount of dosage relies upon the technique of delivery (e.g. Tablet, film coated - Oral or Tablet, coated - Oral) featured in the table beneath.
Prasugrel Novel Uses: Which Conditions Have a Clinical Trial Featuring Prasugrel?Currently, three trials are underway to ascertain the efficacy of Prasugrel in Percutaneous Coronary Intervention, Unstable Angina and other associated conditions.
Prasugrel Reviews: What are patients saying about Prasugrel?
Patient Q&A Section about prasugrelThese questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.
What is prasugrel used for?
"Prasugrel is used to prevent strokes, heart attacks, or other serious problems with your heart or blood vessels. It is given to patients before they have a heart procedure called percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)."
What is the difference between Plavix and prasugrel?
"Prasugrel is a thienopyridine that works faster than clopidogrel. Dr. Kereiakes said Effient is absorbed by the body more quickly through the intestines and only requires one chemical conversion process in the liver. Plavix requires two chemical reactions to convert it from a prodrug to an active drug."
Is prasugrel a blood thinner?
"Effient is a blood thinner that prevents heart attacks by making it less likely for blood clots to form after a stent is placed in the heart."