What is Prasugrel?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Effient

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Prasugrel is the generic for Effient, a blood thinner that can prevent heart attacks or strokes by preventing blood clots.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 1
Moderate 2
Mild 1
None 5

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Prasugrel

Side effect Patients Percentage
Bruising 2
Nosebleeds (epistaxis) 2
Excessive bleeding 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Prasugrel

Dosage Patients Percentage
10 mg daily 2
2 tablet(s) daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Prasugrel

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Doctor's advice 3
Course of treatment ended 2
Side effects too severe 2
Expense 1
Other 1
See all 8 patients who've stopped taking Prasugrel

Duration

Currently taking Prasugrel

Duration Patients Percentage
2 - 5 years 2
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking Prasugrel

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 2
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 3
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 8
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 8
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 1
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 8

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Prasugrel after stopping:

Treatment Patients Percentage
Ticagrelor (Brilinta) 1

Patients stopped taking Prasugrel and switched to:

Treatment Patients Percentage
Clopidogrel (Plavix) 2
Isosorbide Mononitrate (Imdur) 1
Last updated:

1 patient evaluation for Prasugrel

Mar 15, 2012 (Started Feb 25, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Stent)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly

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