About Acitrom 4 Tablet
Acitrom 4 Tablet 30’s belongs to a class of drugs known as anticoagulants or blood thinners. Acitrom 4 Tablet 30’s is primarily used to prevent and treat various types of thromboembolic diseases (blood clots inside blood vessels), including deep vein thrombosis (blood clots in leg veins) and pulmonary embolism (blood clots in the lung). Deep vein thrombosis is a medical condition in which blood clots form in deep veins, usually in the legs. Pulmonary embolism is a condition in which a blood clot blocks the arteries in the lungs.
Acitrom 4 Tablet 30’s is prescribed to prevent unwanted clots from forming if you have a condition that puts you at risk of this happening, such as atrial fibrillation, or if you have had a heart valve replacement. It is also given to prevent any clots that may have already formed in the blood vessels of your legs, lungs, or heart from becoming larger and causing problems. Acitrom 4 Tablet 30’s works by increases the time it takes for your blood to clot, reducing the risk of a stroke or heart attack. This medication helps keep blood flowing smoothly in your body by decreasing the amount/number of clotting proteins in the blood. Acitrom 4 Tablet 30’s does not dissolve blood clots that have already formed, but it may stop the clots from becoming larger and causing more serious problems.
Take Acitrom 4 Tablet 30’s preferably with or without food and swallow whole with a glass of water. Do not crush, chew or break it. Your doctor will advise you how often you take your tablets based on your medical condition. Some people may experience unusual bleeding or skin rash. Most of these side effects of Acitrom 4 Tablet 30’s do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects persist or worsen, please consult your doctor.
If you are known to be allergic to Acitrom 4 Tablet 30’s or any other medicines, please tell your doctor. If you are pregnant, trying for a baby, or breastfeeding, it is advised to consult a doctor before using Acitrom 4 Tablet 30’s. If you have any cuts or wounds, stomach ulcers, kidney or liver problems, high blood pressure or bleeding problems, or if you are taking or using any other medicines. This includes any medicines you are taking that are available to buy without a prescription and herbal and complementary medicines. Inform your doctor before taking Acitrom 4 Tablet 30’s. It would help if you had frequent ‘INR’ (international normalized ratio) or prothrombin time tests to measure your blood-clotting time, as Acitrom 4 Tablet 30’s prolongs bleeding time. You must be cautious while shaving and brushing your teeth to avoid too much bleeding from the injury site.
Uses of Acitrom 4 Tablet 30’s
Prevent and treat harmful blood clots, Reducing the risk of a stroke or heart attack.
Acitrom 4 Tablet 30’s is the popular drug of choice for oral anticoagulant therapy in many indications like calf deep vein thrombosis (blood clots in leg veins), proximal deep vein thrombosis (blood clots in a deep vein), pulmonary embolism (A condition in which one or more arteries in the lungs become blocked by a blood clot), recurrent venous thromboembolism (a blood clot forms most often in the deep veins of the leg, groin or arm), cardioversion, atrial fibrillation (An irregular, often rapid heart rate that commonly causes poor blood flow), antiphospholipid syndrome (A disorder in which the immune system mistakenly attacks normal proteins in the blood) and mechanical heart valves. Acitrom 4 Tablet 30’s works by inhibiting the production of clotting factors by decreasing the action of vitamin K. This prevents the conversion of fibrinogen (soluble protein) to fibrin (insoluble protein), thereby preventing blood clots formation.
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Side Effects of Acitrom 4 Tablet 30’s
Like all medicines, Acitrom 4 Tablet 30’s can cause some common side effects such as unusual bleeding from the gums, heavy bleeding from cuts or wounds, unexplained bruising or nosebleeds, heavy periods, abdominal pain, blood vomiting, bloody or black tarry stools, blood in the urine, backache, dizziness, severe headache, weakness in an arm or leg, blurred vision and a blood clot in the eye (visible pool of blood). Most of these side effects of Acitrom 4 Tablet 30’s do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects persist or worsen, please consult your doctor.
In-Depth Precautions and Warning
Indigestion medicines known as proton pump inhibitors like omeprazole should be used with caution while taking Acitrom 4 Tablet 30’s. Prolonged use of Acitrom 4 Tablet 30’s can cause bleeding problems (like nosebleeds, heavier periods, bleeding gums, and easy bruising). If you are going to have any surgery, discontinue taking Acitrom 4 Tablet 30’s 5 days before the surgery. Discontinuation of Acitrom 4 Tablet 30’s might increase the risk of heart attack, stroke, and other risks of cardiovascular events. So, do not stop taking Acitrom 4 Tablet 30’s of a sudden on your own decision. If you have had any recent stroke or heart attack, stop the intake of Acitrom 4 Tablet 30’s with painkillers like aspirin or ibuprofen as it can increase your stomach or gastrointestinal bleeding. Purpura (blood leakage under the skin) has been observed with the use of Acitrom 4 Tablet 30’s including fatal cases. If you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy or a nursing mother tell tour doctor that you are taking Acitrom 4 Tablet 30’s.
Drug-Drug Interaction: Acitrom 4 Tablet 30’s may have interaction with other anticoagulants (e.g. heparin, dipyridamole, clopidogrel, ticlopidine), anti-arrhythmic agents (e.g. amiodarone, quinidine), antibiotics (e.g. clindamycin). medicine used against pain (e.g. diacetylsalicylic acid, aminosalicylic acid, diflunisal), an antidepressant (e.g. citalopram), HIV protease inhibitors (e.g. ritonavir, nelfinavir), protease inhibitors (e.g. indinavir, nelfinavir, ritonavir, saquinavir), barbiturates (e.g. Phenobarbital), antacids (e.g. magnesium hydroxide), and proton pump inhibitors (e.g. omeprazole).
Drug-Food Interaction: You should avoid drinking cranberry juice or taking other cranberry products and also Acitrom 4 Tablet 30’s may interact with herbs and supplements including include garlic, ginger, bilberry, danshen, piracetam, ginkgo biloba and St John’s wort plant (used as an antidepressant) and increase the risk of bleeding.
Drug-Disease Interaction: Acitrom 4 Tablet 30’s should not be given to the people with stomach ulcers, brain haemorrhage (bleeding in your brain), haemophilia (a bleeding disorder), and liver or kidney problems.