BRILIK table. 90 mg
BRILIK table. 90 mg
What Brilique and what it is used?
Brilique contains a drug called ticagrelor. It belongs to a group of medicines called antithrombotic drugs.
How does Brilique?
Brilique acts on cells called "platelets". These very small blood cells help to stop bleeding by sticking together and clog small cuts or lesions of blood vessels.
Platelets, however, and may form clots inside the diseased blood vessels of the heart and brain. This can be very dangerous because:
Clot can cut off blood supply - it can cause heart attack or stroke or
Clot may partially block the blood vessel of the heart - it reduces blood flow to the heart and can cause chest pain that appears and then disappears.
Brilique helps to stop clotting. Thus less likely to form blood clots, which can reduce blood flow.
What used Brilique?
Brilique is intended for use only in adults. A Brilique you because you had:
Heart attack or
Brilique less likely to occur another heart attack or stroke, or death from a disease related to your heart or your blood vessels.
Before you take Brilique
Do not take Brilique, if:
Are allergic to ticagrelor or any of the other ingredients of Brilique
Have bleeding or have recently had internal bleeding, such as bleeding in the stomach or intestine ulcers
Have moderate to severe liver disease
Taking the following medicines: ketoconazole, clarithromycin, nefazodone, ritonavir and atazanavir.
Have had a stroke caused by bleeding in the brain.
Take special care with Brilique
Before taking Brilique contact a doctor if:
You have an increased risk of bleeding due to recent severe trauma, recent surgery, a condition that affects blood clotting, recent bleeding from the stomach or intestines
If you are surgery, at any time while taking Brilique. The reason for this is the increased risk of bleeding. Your doctor may decide to stop taking Brilique 7 days prior to surgery.
If your heart rate is abnormally low and still have placed a device that regulates your heart beats
Have asthma or other lung problems or difficulty breathing
Had a blood test, which showed more than the usual amount of uric acid.
Brilique not recommended for children below 18 years.
Taking other medicines:
Brilique can affect the way some medicines work and some medicines can affect the way Brilique
Tell your doctor if you are taking any of the following:
More than 40 mg daily simvastatin or lovastatin
Rifampicin, phenytoin, carbamazepine and phenobarbital, dexamethasone, digoxin, cyclosporine, quinidine and diltiazem, beta-blockers and verapamil.
"Oral anticoagulants," and called "drugs to thin the blood ', which include warfarin
NSAIDs are often taken as painkillers such as ibuprofen and naproxen
Selective inhibitors of serotonin reuptake taken as antidepressants, such as paroxetine, sertraline and citalopram
Other medicines such as ketoconazole, clarithromycin, nefazodone, ritonavir and atazanavir, cisapride, ergot alkaloids.
Taking Brilique food and drink
You can take Brilique with or without food.
Pregnancy and lactation
Taking Brilique not recommended if you are pregnant or likely to become pregnant. Women should use adequate contraception to prevent pregnancy while taking this medicine.
If you are breastfeeding, talk to your doctor before you start taking Brilique. Your doctor will discuss the benefits and risks of taking Brilique during this period.
Driving and using machines:
Brilique is unlikely to affect your ability to drive or operate machinery.
How to take Brilique?
How much to take?
The initial dose is two tablets simultaneously. Typically, this dose will be given in the hospital.
After this initial dose usual dose is one tablet of 90 mg twice daily for up to 12 months unless your doctor tells you otherwise. Take Brilique at the same time each day.
Your doctor will normally advise you to take acetylsalicylic acid. This is a substance present in many medicines used to prevent blood clotting.
How to take Brilique?
You can take the tablets with or without food. You can check out when you take the last tablet Brilique, look like blisters. It has a sun / in the morning / and moon / the night /. This will tell you if you take your dose.
If you take more than the dose Brilique
Immediately contact your doctor or go to hospital. Take the medicine pack with you. You may be at higher risk of bleeding.
If you forget to take Brilique:
Take your next dose as usual. Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed dose.
If you stop taking Brilique
Do not stop taking Brilique, without the counsel of your doctor. Take Brilique regularly until your doctor prescribes it. If you stop taking Brilique, this may increase the chance to get another heart attack or stroke, or death from a disease related with the heart and your blood vessels.
Possible side effects:
If you notice any of these symptoms, you should immediately see your doctor - you may need urgent medical treatment:
Signs of a stroke, such as:
Sudden numbness or weakness in your arm, leg or face, especially if only one side of the body- Sudden confusion, difficulty speaking or understanding others
Sudden onset of difficulty walking, impaired balance or coordination
Sudden dizziness or sudden severe headache with unknown cause.
These are signs of a stroke caused by bleeding in the brain
Bleeding - some types of bleeding are common. However, heavy bleeding is uncommon but can be life-threatening. Some types of bleeding may be increased, for example:
Bleeding from the nose / common /
Blood in your urine / uncommon /
Black stools or blood in your stools
Blood in your eye
Coughing blood or vomiting blood
Vaginal bleeding that is severe or occurs at a time other than your normal menstrual bleeding
Bleeding after surgery or from cuts and wounds, which is stronger than normal
Bleeding from gastric mucosa you
Blood in your ear
Bleeding in the joints, causing painful swellin
Discuss with your doctor if you notice any of the following symptoms:
Feeling short of breath - this occurs commonly. It may be due to your heart disease or other cause, or may be a side effect Brilique. If you feel your breathing is getting worse or lasts a long time, tell your doctor. Your doctor will decide if this requires additional treatment or research.
Other possible side effects:
Common - Blue
Uncommon - headache, dizziness, or feeling that the room is spinning, abdominal pain, rash, itching, inflamed stomach, nausea or vomiting
Rare - constipation, numbness, confusio
The active substance is ticagrelor. Each tablet contains 90 mg of ticagrelor.
The other ingredients are:
Core: mannitol, dicalcium phosphate, sodium starch glycolate, hydroxypropyl cellulose, magnesium stearate.
Film-coating: hypromellose, titanium dioxide, talc, polyethylene glycol 400 and iron oxide yellow.