Prasugrel Side Effects
Some side effects of prasugrel may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.
For the Consumer
Applies to prasugrel: oral tablet
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction while taking prasugrel: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:
unusual bleeding such as nosebleeds, bleeding gums, or any bleeding that will not stop;
pale skin, fever, easy bruising, purple or red spots under your skin;
jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes);
unexpected vaginal bleeding;
feeling very weak or dizzy;
blood in your urine or stools, black or tarry stools;
coughing up blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds;
chest pain or heavy feeling, pain spreading to the arm or shoulder, nausea, sweating, general ill feeling;
sudden numbness or weakness, especially on one side of the body; or
sudden headache, confusion, problems with vision, speech, or balance.
Less serious side effects of prasugrel may include:
mild headache or dizziness;
back pain, minor chest pain;
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
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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