Brilinta

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Brilinta Warnings

Ticagrelor may cause serious (sometimes fatal) bleeding. Before taking this medication, tell your doctor your medical history, especially about any bleeding problems. Also, before having any surgery, tell your doctor or dentist about all the products you use, especially ticagrelor. Your doctor or dentist will give you specific directions for when to stop taking this medication before your surgery. See also Precautions section.

This medication is usually taken with low-dose aspirin, usually 75-100 milligrams once a day. Unless otherwise directed by your doctor, do not take more than 100 milligrams of aspirin daily. Doing so may make ticagrelor work less well. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for details.
  • May cause dizziness
  • This drug may impair the ability to operate a vehicle, vessel (e.g., boat), or machinery. Use care until you become familiar with its effects.
  • May continue low-dose aspirin for heart attack or stroke prevention unless otherwise directed.
  • Patients regularly using NSAIDs (e.g. ibuprofen) and this drug may be at a greater risk for stomach bleeding and should consult their physician.
  • Immediately report bleeding or bruising to your doctor.
  • Limit alcohol use while using this drug. Daily use of alcohol may increase the risk of stomach bleeding.
  • Obtain medical advice before taking non-prescription drugs as some may affect the action of this medication.
  • Read the boxed warning information for this medication.

Lactation Warnings

  • INSUFFICIENT HUMAN DATA AVAILABLE

Pregnancy Warnings

  • Insufficient human data available. Animal data suggest developmental toxicity at doses less than10 times the maximum recommended human dose.