- What foods should I avoid while taking brilinta?
- What drugs should not be taken with brilinta?
- Do you have to take brilinta forever?
- Can I have a glass of wine while taking brilinta?
- What pain reliever can I take with brilinta?
- How long do you have to take brilinta after having a stent put in?
- How long does it take for brilinta to work?
- What are the side effects when you stop taking brilinta?
- Is there an alternative to brilinta?
- Do and don’ts after stent?
- Can you live a long life with a stent?
- How long can a person live with a stent?
What foods should I avoid while taking brilinta?
You may need to avoid grapefruit juice while taking Brilinta.
One study showed that grapefruit juice can more than double Brilinta (ticagrelor) exposure.
This can lead to a greater effect on antiplatelet inhibition and theoretically could increase your risk for bleeding..
What drugs should not be taken with brilinta?
Avoid use of strong inhibitors of CYP3A (eg, ketoconazole, itraconazole, voriconazole, clarithromycin, nefazodone, ritonavir, saquinavir, nelfinavir, indinavir, atazanavir, and telithromycin). BRILINTA is metabolized by CYP3A4/5.
Do you have to take brilinta forever?
Brilinta plus aspirin is typically continued for one year after an acute coronary syndrome (ACS) event, like a heart attack, and your doctor may decide it should be continued for longer than one year.
Can I have a glass of wine while taking brilinta?
There is no reported drug-drug interaction in the manufacturer’s product label between alcohol (ethanol) and Brilinta. However, as a precaution, you should avoid consumption of alcohol while taking Brilinta and aspirin. Drinking alcohol while you are taking aspirin can increase the risk of stomach ulcers or bleeding.
What pain reliever can I take with brilinta?
If you need a mild pain reliever, it is safe to take acetaminophen (Tylenol) with Brilinta.
How long do you have to take brilinta after having a stent put in?
People with stents are given prescription anti-clotting medications, such as clopidogrel (Plavix) or ticagrelor (Brilinta). People who have drug-eluting stents need to take medications, such as clopidogrel or ticagrelor, to reduce the risk of stent clotting for at least one year after the stent is inserted.
How long does it take for brilinta to work?
by Drugs.com The manufacturer has shown that Brilinta typically works to inhibit platelets within 30 minutes of taking this loading dose (two 90 mg tablets).
What are the side effects when you stop taking brilinta?
People who are treated with a stent, and stop taking BRILINTA too soon, have a higher risk of getting a blood clot in the stent, having a heart attack, or dying. If you stop BRILINTA because of bleeding or for other reasons, your risk of a heart attack or stroke may increase.
Is there an alternative to brilinta?
Brilinta (ticagrelor) is used to prevent heart attack, stroke, or other vascular events in people who have had a recent heart attack or who have severe chest pain. This drug is slightly more popular than comparable drugs. There are currently no generic alternatives to Brilinta.
Do and don’ts after stent?
Don’t lift heavy objects. Avoid strenuous exercise. Avoid sexual activity for a week. Wait at least a week before swimming or bathing.
Can you live a long life with a stent?
Summary: While the placement of stents in newly reopened coronary arteries has been shown to reduce the need for repeat angioplasty procedures, researchers from the Duke Clinical Research Institute have found that stents have no impact on mortality over the long term.
How long can a person live with a stent?
Even though drug eluting stents have a higher re-obstruction rate, most studies go only four to five years after stenting and indicate that the risk of re-obstruction is generally about 1 to 2 percent for either type of stent.