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
Severe
1
Moderate
2
Mild
1
None
4

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Prasugrel

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

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Prasugrel

Dosage Patients
10 mg daily 4

Why patients stopped taking Prasugrel

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 4
Side effects too severe 3
Course of treatment ended 2
Expense 1
See all 8 patients who've stopped taking Prasugrel

Duration

Currently taking Prasugrel

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 2
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking Prasugrel

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 2
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 8
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 7
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 1
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 7

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Prasugrel after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Ticagrelor (Brilinta) 1

Patients stopped taking Prasugrel and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Clopidogrel (Plavix) 3
Isosorbide Mononitrate (Imdur) 1
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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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