Prasugrel Side Effects
It is possible that some side effects of prasugrel may not have been reported. These can be reported to the FDA here. Always consult a healthcare professional for medical advice.
For the Consumer
Applies to prasugrel: oral tablet
As well as its needed effects, prasugrel may cause unwanted side effects that require medical attention.
If any of the following side effects occur while taking prasugrel, check with your doctor immediately:More common
- Blurred vision
- pounding in the ears
- slow or fast heartbeat
- Black, tarry stools
- bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet
- chest pain or discomfort
- difficult or labored breathing
- irregular heartbeat
- lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting
- painful or difficult urination
- rapid weight gain
- sore throat
- sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
- swollen glands
- tightness in the chest
- tingling of the hands or feet
- unusual bleeding or bruising
- unusual tiredness or weakness
- unusual weight gain or loss
- Change in mental status
- dark or bloody urine
- difficulty with speaking
- pale color of the skin
- pinpoint red spots on the skin
- yellow eyes or skin
Some prasugrel side effects may not need any medical attention. As your body gets used to the medicine these side effects may disappear. Your health care professional may be able to help you prevent or reduce these side effects, but do check with them if any of the following side effects continue, or if you are concerned about them:Less common
- Back pain
- pain in the arms or legs
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to prasugrel: oral tablet
Hematologic side effects have included bleeding, including symptomatic intracranial hemorrhage, thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, thrombocytopenia, anemia, and leukopenia.
Cardiovascular side effects have included hypertension, hypotension, atrial fibrillation, peripheral edema, and bradycardia.
Respiratory side effects have included dyspnea and cough.
Musculoskeletal side effects have included back pain, noncardiac chest pain, and pain in extremity.
Dermatologic side effects have included rash.
General side effects have included fatigue and pyrexia.
Gastrointestinal side effects have included nausea and diarrhea.
Metabolic side effects have included hypercholesterolemia and hyperlipidemia.
Nervous system side effects have included headache and dizziness.
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