Is Prasugrel Right for Everyone?
Who Should Not Take Prasugrel?You should avoid prasugrel if you:
- Are allergic to it, to Effient, or to any inactive components used to make these medications. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
- Have active bleeding, such as a bleeding stomach or intestinal ulcer or bleeding in the brain.
- Have had a stroke or TIA in the past.
Final ThoughtsThere are a number of situations in which prasugrel should not be taken, as well as several safety concerns people should be aware of before starting treatment. However, it is possible that not all of these issues were discussed in this article. Therefore, talk with your healthcare provider about the specific warnings and precautions with prasugrel that may apply to you.