TICACIP 60mg Tablet 14's

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INTRODUCTION

TICACIP 60MG contains Ticagrelor which belongs to the group of medicines called Antiplatelets. It is used in combination with acetylsalicylic acid (a medicine that prevents blood clot) for adults who had heart attack (blockage of blood flow to the heart muscle characterized by tightness or pain in the chest, neck, back or arms, abnormal heartbeat, and anxiety), unstable angina (chest pain that is caused by inadequate blood supply to heart with the symptom of crushing type of pain in chest with mild physical activity). It also reduces the chances of having another heart attack and stroke from other diseases related to heart or blood vessels. Stroke is defined as the damage to the brain from interruption in its blood supply characterized by paralysis, numbness or weakness in the arm, face, and leg, trouble in speaking or understanding others.

Ticagrelor reduces the clotting of blood and increases the blood flow to vital organs by preventing the clumping of platelets (small blood cells that stops bleeding from cut or damaged blood vessels). Your doctor may check your complete blood count, bleeding time, clotting time at regular intervals along with the treatment.

TICACIP 60MG is not recommended for use in patients having severe liver problem, bleeding currently, stroke because of bleeding. TICACIP 60MG should be used in caution with patient having heart disease, lung problems. If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, consult your doctor for advice before taking TICACIP 60MG. TICACIP 60MG is not recommended for use in children and adolescents up to the age of 18 years. The most common side effects of taking TICACIP 60MG includes bleeding, bruising, headache, dizziness. Consult your doctor if the symptom worsens.

USES OF TICACIP 60MG

TICACIP 60MG is used in combination with acetylsalicylic acid (a medicine that prevents blood clot) for adults who have:

  • history of a heart attack
  • unstable angina (chest pain that is not well controlled)

HOW TICACIP 60MG WORKS

TICACIP 60MG reduces the clotting of blood and increases the blood flow to vital oragns by preventing the clumping of platelets (small blood cells that stops bleeding from cut or damaged blood vessels).

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Take TICACIP 60MG as advised by your physician. Swallow this medicine, do not crush, or chew the medicine. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF TICACIP 60MG

COMMON

  • signs of high uric acid in blood such as intense joint pain, inflammation, redness
  • bleeding caused by blood disorders
  • bruising (bleeding under the skin due to any injury)
  • headache
  • dizziness, feeling of spinning (vertigo)
  • diarrhoea or indigestion
  • feeling sick (nausea)
  • constipation
  • rash
  • itching
  • pain and swelling in the joints
  • signs of low blood pressure such as dizziness or light-headed, or having blurred visions
  • nosebleed
  • bleeding after surgery or from cuts (ex. while shaving)
  • bleeding from your stomach lining (ulcer)
  • bleeding gums
  • shortness of breath

UNCOMMON

  • signs of allergic reaction such as rash, itching or a swollen face or swollen lips/ tongue
  • confusion
  • visual problems
  • menstrual bleeding heavier than normal
  • bleeding in joints and muscles causing painful swelling
  • ear bleeding
  • internal bleeding that may cause dizziness or light-headedness

RARE

Stop taking TICACIP 60MG and contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:

  • bleeding into the brain may cause signs of a stroke such as sudden numbness or weakness in arm, leg, or face (especially on one side of the body), sudden confusion, difficulty in speaking or understanding, walking or loss of balance or co-ordination, dizziness, severe headache
  • signs of bleeding such as severe bleeding that is uncontrollable, unexpected bleeding or bleeding that is of long duration, pink, red or brown urine, vomiting red blood, red or black stools, coughing up or vomiting blood clots
  • fainting (syncope) – sudden temporary loss of consciousness
  • signs of a Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (clotting disease) such as fever and purplish spots (called purpura) on the skin or mouth, with or without yellowing of the skin or eyes (jaundice), unexplained extreme tiredness or confusion

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Diarrhea or indigestion:

Drink lots of fluids, such as water or fruit juice to keep yourself hydrated. Do not consume any medicine on your own without consulting your doctor.

Dizziness:

When you feel dizzy, lie, or sit down immediately. if you're experiencing a severe episode of vertigo, lie in a dark and quite place with eyes closed. Vehicle driving should be avoided if you experience frequent dizziness without warning. Talk to your doctor if the symptom worsens.

Headache:

Apply hot or cold-water bag on your head. Try taking rest in a quiet and dark room. Massage with mild pressure on scalp or head.

Nausea:

Take this medicine with, or just after meals. Stick to simple meals. Avoid eating oil rich or spicy foods, sugary snacks, and drinks. Avoid drinking too much liquid along with your meals. Talk to your doctor if your symptom is not improving.

Bleeding gums:

Maintain good oral hygiene. Gently brush your teeth twice daily with soft bristled toothbrush and use mouth wash as directed by your physician. Avoid hot and spicy foods as it may irritate the gums. Consult your physician if the symptom worsens.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

TICACIP 60MG is not recommended for use in pregnant women or women planning for pregnancy. Women should use appropriate contraceptive measures to avoid pregnancy while taking this medicine. Consult your doctor before taking TICACIP 60MG.

BREASTFEEDING

TICACIP 60MG should be used during breast-feeding only if clearly considered necessary. Discuss with your doctor before taking TICACIP 60MG.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or operate any machines as it may can cause side effects such as confusion and dizziness. Talk to your doctor before taking TICACIP 60MG.

ALCOHOL

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with TICACIP 60MG.

LIVER

TICACIP 60MG should be used with caution in patients having any liver disease or any other disease that affected the liver previously. TICACIP 60MG is not recommended for use in patients with severe liver disease. Consult your doctor before taking TICACIP 60MG.

ALLERGY

TICACIP 60MG is not recommended for use if you are allergic to Ticagrelor.

LUNGS

TICACIP 60MG should be used in caution with patients having asthma, breathing difficulties or other lung problems. Consult your doctor before taking TICACIP 60MG.

HEART DISEASE

TICACIP 60MG should be taken with caution in patients having low heart rate (having pacemaker). Before taking TICACIP 60MG consult with your doctor.

OTHERS

TICACIP 60MG is not recommended for use if you:

  • are bleeding currently
  • had stroke because of bleeding in brain

Before taking TICACIP 60MG, inform your doctor if you have:

  • increased risk of bleeding because of any serious injury recently, recent surgeries (including dental surgeries), bleeding from stomach or gut such as a stomach ulcer or colon polyps
  • high levels of uric acid in the blood

Use in pediatrics:

  • TICACIP 60MG is not recommended for use in children and adolescents (under 18 years of age). Consult your physician before taking TICACIP 60MG.

Use in geriatrics:

  • TICACIP 60MG is used with caution in patients above 65 years of age. Consult your doctor before taking TICACIP 60MG.

INTERACTIONS

Before taking TICACIP 60MG, inform your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicine:

  • antifungal medicines like ketoconazole used to treat fungal infections
  • clarithromycin (medicine used to treat bacterial infections)
  • nefazodone (medicine used to treat depression)
  • ritonavir and atazanavir (medicine used to treat HIV infection and AIDS)
  • medicines like simvastatin or lovastatin used to treat high cholesterol
  • rifampicin (medicine used to treat tuberculosis)
  • phenytoin, carbamazepine, and phenobarbital (medicines used to control seizures) 
  • digoxin (a medicine used to treat heart failure)
  • cyclosporine (medicine used to lessen your body’s defences)
  • quinidine and diltiazem (medicine used to treat abnormal heart rhythms)
  • beta blockers like acebutolol, carvedilol and calcium channel blockers like verapamil (medicines used to treat high blood pressure)
  • morphine and other opioids (medicines used to treat severe pain)
  • warfarin (medicine used to prevent blood clot)
  • non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs - medicines used to treat pain and inflammation (Ex. aspirin, ibuprofen)
  • cisapride (medicine used to treat heartburn)
  • medicines like dihydroergotamine, ergotamine which are used to treat migraines and headaches 
  • selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) taken as antidepressants such as paroxetine, sertraline and citalopram used to treat depression
  • fibrinolytics such as streptokinase or alteplase (medicine used to dissolve clot)

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally take too much of TICACIP 60MG, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital. You may be at a risk of increased risk of bleeding.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Ticagrelor
Pharmacological Category :   Anticoagulant
Therapeutic Indication :   Prevention of blood clot
Dosage Forms :   Tablet

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep TICACIP 60MG out of reach of children
  • Store at room temperature

FAQs ABOUT TICACIP 60MG

What are uses of TICACIP 60MG?

Ticagrelor is used alone or in combination with acetylsalicylic acid to lessen the chance of heart attack or stroke in patients with history of heart attack or stroke where the blood flow to the heart and brain is blocked.

What happens if I stop taking TICACIP 60MG?

Do not stop taking TICACIP 60MG without talking to your doctor first.  Stopping this medicine suddenly increase the risk of heart attack or stroke. Your doctor may advice you to stop this medicine for a short time if you are undergoing any surgery.

Can TICACIP 60MG cause gout?

Yes, TICACIP 60MG can increase the level of uric acid in blood and cause gout. Talk to your doctor if you get severe pain and swelling in your joints which will be the signs of gout.

Is TICACIP 60MG safe in children’s and elderly?

TICACIP 60MG is not recommended for use in children and adolescents (under 18 years of age) and should be used in caution with patients above 65 years of age.

Can TICACIP 60MG cause shortness of breath?

Higher risk of difficulty in breathing was found in patients treated with TICACIP 60MG when compared with clopidogrel (antiplatelet drug). Contact your doctor immediately if you feel very difficult to breath.

REFERENCES

1. KD. Tripathi. Anticoagulants. Essentials of medical pharmacology. Eighth edition. 2019. Page – 663-667.

2. RaeAnne Fuller and Benjamin Chavez. Ticagrelor (Brilinta), an Antiplatelet Drug for Acute Coronary Syndrome. NIH National Library of Medicine, National center for biotechnology information. PubMed Central October 2012. [Accessed 14th May 2022] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3474441/

3. Michal J Kubisa, Mateusz P Jezewski, Aleksandra Gasecka, Jolanta M Siller-Matula and Marek Postula. Ticagrelor – toward more efficient platelet inhibition and beyond. NIH National Library of Medicine, National center for biotechnology information. PubMed Central. January 2018. [Accessed 14th May 2022] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5775739/

4. AstraZeneca AB. Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC). [Revised in February 2022] [Accessed 14h May 2022] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.5767.pdf

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USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Complete blood count
  • Bleeding and clotting time

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Item Weight
    25 g
    Ingredient
    TICAGRELOR 60 mg
    Hsn Code
    30049099
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TICACIP 60mg Tablet 14's

TICACIP 60mg Tablet 14's Mkt: Cipla Ltd

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