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Acitrom 1Mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Abbott India Ltd
Medicine composition: Nicoumalone
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: September 17, 2019

Acitrom tablet is used to prevent blood clots which might be harmful and even fatal, thereby reducing the chances of stroke and cardiac arrest. It helps in increasing and catalyzing blood flow in the body by reducing the amount of blood clotting proteins in the bloodstream.

In simple term, it is an anticoagulant also known as blood thinner and belongs to semi synthetic origin. It is prescribed in conditions like deep vein thrombosis, myocardial infarction, pulmonary embolism, rheumatic heart diseases.The dosage depends on the condition of the patient, viscosity of blood etc.

If this medication is overdosed or it works too strongly then bleeding may happen. Doctor should be consulted as soon as possible in such case to top the bleeding. Nosebleed, blood in stool, dark urine, unusual pain, swelling or discomfort are symptoms which needs urgent medical attention.

This medication helps in treating the following problems in the human body:

Below are the side effects from which a patient can suffer from:

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Pregnant women should consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Please consult doctor before consuming the drug if you are a breastfeeding women.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Acitrom 1Mg Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose of Nicoumalone, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

This drug prevents the synthesis of coagulant factors, II, VII, IX, and X and anticoagulant proteins C and S that are dependent on vitamin K. Therefore, the prothrombin concentration and fibrin in prevented. Therefore, the thrombogenicity of clots is decreased.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Food


    It is suggested to avoid taking cranberry juice or concentrates that contains cranberry extracts due to increased risk of bleeding in patients.
  • Interaction with Medicine


    Do not use this medication in combination with Carbamazepine, Phenytoin, Rifampicin, Antacids, Heparin, Proton pump inhibitors, Protease inhibitors and Statin agents.
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