FAQs ABOUT TICAPLAT 90MG
What are uses of TICAPLAT 90MG?
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 TICAPLAT 90MG?
Do not stop taking TICAPLAT 90MG 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 TICAPLAT 90MG cause gout?
Yes, TICAPLAT 90MG 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 TICAPLAT 90MG safe in children’s and elderly?
TICAPLAT 90MG 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 TICAPLAT 90MG cause shortness of breath?
Higher risk of difficulty in breathing was found in patients treated with TICAPLAT 90MG when compared with clopidogrel (antiplatelet drug). Contact your doctor immediately if you feel very difficult to breath.