Plavix

Synonyms Clopidogrel Definition Plavix®(clopidogrel) is used as a drug and belongs to the group of antiplatelet aggregation inhibitors. It thus prevents blood from clotting and thus prevents the formation of thrombi (blood clots), which potentially lead to embolism (complete dislocation of blood vessels), which can result in a pulmonary embolism or stroke, for example, and … Plavix

Do I have to take Plavix® off before dental surgery? | Plavix

Do I have to take Plavix® off before dental surgery? The dentist will tell you if and when Plavix® has to be discontinued before a tooth intervention such as tooth extraction. If necessary, he will decide in consultation with the family doctor when the medication should no longer be taken. Under no circumstances should you … Do I have to take Plavix® off before dental surgery? | Plavix

Related drugs | Plavix

Related drugs Ticlopidine – it uses the same mechanism of action as Plavix® (clopidogrel), but has been largely ousted by its partner with fewer side effects due to the possible development of severe leukopenia (a sharp drop in white blood cell count) as a side effect Abciximab, eptifibatide, tirofiban – they also inhibit primary hemostasis, … Related drugs | Plavix

Apixaban

Products Apixaban has been approved in many countries since 2011 in the form of film-coated tablets (Eliquis). Structure and properties Apixaban (C25H25N5O4, Mr = 460.0 g/mol) was developed starting from razaxaban. It is an oxopiperidine and pyrazole derivative. Effects Apixaban (ATC B01AF02) has antithrombotic properties. It is an oral, direct, potent, selective, and reversible inhibitor … Apixaban

Effect of Marcumar®

Synonyms in a broader sense Phenprocoumon (active ingredient name), coumarins, vitamin K antagonists (inhibitors), anticoagulants, anticoagulants How does Marcumar® work? The drug known under the trade name Marcumar® contains the active ingredient phenprocoumon, which belongs to the main group of coumarins (vitamin K antagonists). The coumarins are molecules that have a suppressive effect on the … Effect of Marcumar®

Side effects | Effect of Marcumar®

Side effects Unwanted side effects cannot be ruled out, often accompanying symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, loss of appetite and diarrhoea occur. In some patients, long-term treatment with Marcumar® resulted in constipation, increased hair loss, the appearance of bruising and even undesirable bleeding tendencies. Particularly serious side effects include intracranial bleeding (intracerebral bleeding, … Side effects | Effect of Marcumar®

Mono-Embolex

Introduction Mono-Embolex® is a so-called anticoagulant, i.e. a drug that inhibits blood coagulation (anticoagulant) and is thus used primarily for the prophylaxis and therapy of venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism. The active ingredient of the preparation Mono-Embolex® is certoparin sodium. The active ingredient Certoparin belongs to the class of low molecular weight (=fractionated) heparins. These … Mono-Embolex

Therapy monitoring | Mono-Embolex

Therapy monitoring In contrast to a standard heparin, the fluctuations of the drug level in the body are significantly lower with low-molecular-weight heparin. For this reason, therapy monitoring is usually not absolutely necessary. Exceptions are patients who have an increased risk of bleeding and/or patients who suffer from renal insufficiency. In such cases, the determination … Therapy monitoring | Mono-Embolex

Marcumar® and alcohol | Nutrition when taking Marcumar

Marcumar® and alcohol There is generally nothing wrong with the occasional consumption of alcohol while taking coumarin active ingredients such as Marcumar®. However, regular or excessive consumption of alcohol is strongly discouraged, as these drugs unfold their effectiveness in the tissue of the liver. Since alcohol is also broken down and metabolized in the liver, … Marcumar® and alcohol | Nutrition when taking Marcumar