Effient is a prescription medication that is used to treat blood clots in patients that have acute coronary syndrome. Effient contains prasugrel and works by preventing blood platelets from sticking together and forming blood clots. Effient may be taken alone or alongside aspirin.
Make sure to always read the patient information and instructions before using this medication. Always follow your doctor’s directions.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist:
You should also know:
Common side effects of Effient include but are not limited to:
Get medical help if you have any of the following side effects of prasugrel.
What should I do if I miss a dose of Effient?
If you miss a dose of Effient, you should take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip your missed dose.
What is the strength of Effient?
Both Effient and the generic alternative prasugrel are available in strengths of 5mg and 10mg.