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Prasugrel (Effient)

Also known as Effient

Prasugrel (marketing name Effient in the US and India, and Efient in the EU) is a platelet inhibitor developed by Daiichi Sankyo Co. and produced by Ube and currently marketed in the United States in cooperation with Eli Lilly and Company for acute coronary syndromes planned for percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). Prasugrel was approved for use in Europe in February 2009, and is currently available in the UK. On July 10, 2009, the US Food and Drug Administration approved the use of prasugrel for the reduction of thrombotic cardiovascular events (including stent thrombosis) in patients with acute coronary syndrome who are to be managed with PCI.

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Estimated Total Cost: $157.64 for an average of 28 days supply

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed prasugrel to treat ischemic heart disease, heart failure, rabies, and blastomycosis.

What drug interactions are known?

Do not take prasugrel if you are taking any of the following:

Critical Interactions

Significant Interactions

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