BRILIQUE. 90 mg. 56 tablets
BRILIQUE. 90 mg. 56 tablets
What Brilique and what it is used?
Brilique contains a drug called ticagrelor . It belongs to a group of medicines called anti-thrombotic drugs.
How does Brilique?
Brilique act 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 , are able to form clots and in diseased blood vessels of the heart and brain. This can be very dangerous because :
- Clot can break completely the blood supply - it can cause heart attack or stroke or
- Clot can become partially blocked 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 . By thus reducing the likelihood of forming a blood clot , which may reduce the blood supply .
What is it used Brilique?
Brilique is intended for use only in adults. Brilique is given you because you had :
- Heart attack or
- Unstable angina.
Brilique reduces the probability of an another heart attack or stroke, or death from disease associated with 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 intestines from ulcers
- You have moderate to severe liver disease
- Taking the following medicines: ketoconazole , clarithromycin , nefazodone , ritonavir and atazanavir .
- You have had a stroke caused by bleeding in the brain .
Take special care with Brilique
Before you start 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 rate
- Do you have asthma or other lung problems or difficulty breathing
- You had a blood test , which showed more than usual amount of uric acid.
Brilique is not recommended for children under 18.
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 these medicines:
- More than 40 mg per day simvastatin or lovastatin
- Rifampicin , phenytoin , carbamazepine , phenobarbital , dexamethasone , digoxin, cyclosporin, diltiazem , and quinidine , beta- blockers and verapamil .
- " Oral anticoagulants ," and called " medication to thin the blood ," which include warfarin
- NSAIDs, often taken as painkillers such as ibuprofen and naproxen
- Selective inhibitors of serotonin reuptake , administered as antidepressants, e.g. paroxetine , sertraline and citalopram
- Other medicines such as ketoconazole , clarithromycin , nefazodone , ritonavir and atazanavir , cisapride, ergot alkaloids .
Taking Brilique with 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 with you 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 a day for no more than 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 which is present in many drugs used to prevent blood clotting .
How to take Brilique?
You can take your tablet with or without food. You can check when you take the last tablet Brilique, by looking blister. It has a sun / in the morning / and moon / in the evening / . This will show you whether you take your dose .
If you take more dose Brilique
Immediately contact your doctor or go to hospital. Take the medicine pack with you. You may be at greater 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 first consulting your doctor . Take Brilique regularly as long as your doctor prescribes it . If you stop taking Brilique, this may increase the chance to get another heart attack or stroke, or death from disease associated with 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 cerebral hemorrhage 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 of unknown cause.
These are signs of a stroke caused by bleeding in the brain
Bleeding - some types of bleeding are common. However, severe bleeding is uncommon but can be life-threatening . Some types of bleeding may be increased , for example:
- Bleeding from the nose / often /
- Blood in your urine / uncommon /
- Black stools or blood in your stools
- Blood in your eye
- Coughing up blood or vomiting blood
- Vaginal bleeding that is severe or occurs at a time different from your normal menstrual bleeding
- Bleeding after surgery or cuts and wounds , which is stronger than normal
- Bleeding from gastric mucosa you
- Bleeding gums
- Blood in your ear
- Internal bleeding
- Bleeding in the joints, which causes painful swelling
Discuss with your doctor if you notice any of the following symptoms:
- Feeling short of breath - this occurs commonly . It may be due to heart disease or to your other reason, or may be a side effect of Brilique. If your sense of breathlessness worsens or lasts a long time , tell your doctor . Your doctor will decide whether it requires treatment or additional tests.
Other possible side effects:
Common - bruises
Uncommon - headache, dizziness , or feeling that the room is spinning , abdominal pain , rash , itching, inflamed stomach , nausea or vomiting
Rare - constipation, numbness , confusion
The active substance is ticagrelor . Each tablet contains 90 mg of ticagrelor .
Other ingredients are:
Tablet core : mannitol, dicalcium phosphate , sodium starch glycolate, hydroxypropyl cellulose , magnesium stearate.
Tablet coating : hypromellose , titanium dioxide, talc , polyethylene glycol 400, yellow ferric oxide.